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Snaking Your Own Toilet or Drain

Posted on April 13, 2020 by Melbourne Plumber

There are some clogs that liquid plumber and and rubber plungers just can't seem to solve. (Try these home solutions too). For those really tough stubborn clogs there is a device called a "snake". I am sure you have heard about this device and know exactly why it is called that. So, I won't waste time or words on that. But what is good to know is that you can get a pretty decent snake online for about 40 bucks. There are snakes that work well on the free market and they will deliver them right to your door. The ...

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You Come Back Home and Your House is Flooded

Posted on October 30, 2019 by Melbourne Plumber

The only reason we are writing an article on this topic is because it happens. More often than you may think. Here is what to do if this ever happens to you. You and your significant other go out for dinner and a movie. When you come back home there is an inch or two of water covering the entire floor. Ughh. Step 1: Don't Panic. Step 2: Find the source of the problem. Yes this mean walking through your water covered floors. Its a tough job but somebody's got to do it. Step 3: After you have identified what ...

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How to Unclog Toilet if Plunger isn’t Working

Posted on October 8, 2019 by Melbourne Plumber

90% of all toilet clogs can be solved with the standard toilet plunger. This is an item you can buy at the dollar store and is worth its weight in gold when you really need it. But there are times where you have a clog and the plunger isn't working. This is a terrible feeling but remain calm. There are some steps you can try before you have to call a professional plumber. In this article we list the step you can try on your clogged toilet before you have to call in the pros. Below are those steps: (more…)

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It May Be Time to Replace Your Toilet

Posted on November 29, 2018 by Melbourne Plumber

How do you know if your toilet needs replacing? I mean it still flushes right? A toilet that flushes does not necessarily mean that it doesn't need replacing. Cracks If there are cracks in the the toilet itself, it probably needs replacing. Cracks can cause leaks. And even if you dont see the leaks it is causing, that doesn't mean they dont exist. Water from tiny leaks can get down in the floor beneath the toilet.  (more…)

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Summertime Plumbing Problems

Posted on April 12, 2018 by Melbourne Plumber

Some plumbing problems seem to be more prevalent in the summertime. Here are some of the biggest problems that seem to present themselves in the summertime. Clogged Toilets - Kids are home for the summer which means they will be using the toilet much more than they do during school days. They will inadvertently (or advertently) clog the toilet with too much paper, or even other objects that have no business near the toilet. Solution: You can educate your children on what can and cannot be thrown into the toilet. You can invest in a top notch plunger. Lawn Sprinkler ...

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When to Contact a Florida Plumber for Toilet Issues

Posted on February 12, 2018 by Melbourne Plumber

Most homeowners realize that their bathroom is the room most used in their home. Because of this reason, it is not surprising that the toilet breaks on occasion. A malfunctioning toilet can result in major delays for everyone in the family. If you are a homeowner with a broken toilet, it is understandable to want it repaired quickly. Every toilet problem may not be solved as easily as unclogging a toilet. Many issues may arise within the tank itself, being that many moving parts are located in this area. Homeowners may experience strange noises or continuously running water. Or, water ...

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Leave Toilet Replacement and Repair to Plumbing Professionals

Posted on January 30, 2018 by Melbourne Plumber

Nobody enjoys dealing with a broken toilet. It smells horrible and it’s also embarrassing. Toilets are generally difficult to repair, and toilet replacement can be costly. The most frequently found problems with toilets originate from a few areas. A professional has the knowledge what to do and the ability to remedy the situation in a small amount of time. A repaired or replaced toilet means your home will smell fresher and look better, as well as make your life simpler. Only Trust a Certified Professional with Toilet Problems Toilets are complex to repair correctly. Your water bill may increase if ...

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Ways to Unclog a Toilet

Posted on September 18, 2017 by Melbourne Plumber

Whether you like to talk about it or not, toilet clogs happen.  And when they do, they are never pleasant.  Your trusted Melbourne, Florida plumbers are always available to help you when you get into a jam, but clogs can usually be handled on your own.  Here are a few tips to get the job done. Grab the Plunger If you don’t already have a plunger in your bathroom, now is a good time to head out to get one.  While it may sit unused in the corner for long periods of time, the plunger can save your bathroom in ...

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Why You Should Replace an Older Toilet

Posted on October 27, 2016 by Melbourne Plumber

Toilet technology has been pretty much the same for the last 50 years, but that doesn’t mean that nothing has improved over that time. Today toilets are doing what they did all those years ago much more efficiently. Not only that, but they look sleeker, and more attractive than older models did. If you’re considering making improvements to your home, a new toilet could be an excellent investment. Improve Efficiency Older toilets flush quite well, but they waste a huge amount of water in the process. That’s an issue for anyone looking to conserve water, and it’s exactly why you ...

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A Florida Plumber Can Repair a Running Toilet without Replacing it

Posted on August 12, 2016 by Melbourne Plumber

If you’re suffering from a leaky toilet that runs constantly, you are letting a whole lot of water go to waste. This is a common issue that many homeowners suffer from, and many of them decide that the best way to deal with it is to replace the unit entirely. While this will solve the problem, taking this approach is kind of like buying a brand new car because the brakes wore out on the old one. Toilet hardware just wears out over time and an experienced Florida plumber can handle the replacement without you needing a new toilet. Replacing ...

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