Admiral Plumbing Services Blog

It’s Time for a Water Heater Replacement

June 7th, 2021

Welcome to water heater week! Well, it’s not really an official holiday yet, but it should be! Every so often, homeowners should take note of their water heater. It’s important to investigate things like the quality of your water temperature, the quality of your water itself, if you’ve dealt with any leaks, and even the age of your water heating system. Problems with each of these can point to signs that you need to replace your water heater, especially if it’s getting old.

Water heater replacement services can sound daunting, especially because homeowners don’t want to toss out their old systems if they still have a few years of good service left. So, when do you know that it’s time to replace your water heater? We’ll answer that and more down below.

Just make sure you have a professional’s number on hand for any issues with your plumbing in West Palm Beach, FL.

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The Hidden Cost of a Kitchen Clog

May 24th, 2021

A kitchen clog might seem like a common occurrence, but we want you to think about this type of problem. When your kitchen sink’s drain clogs up, you could start doing things and changing your behavior in ways that cause you to spend more money. For instance, having a clogged kitchen drain means you’re less likely to cook and clean, so you might end up ordering take-out for the whole week while you debate calling a plumber.

There are lots of hidden costs behind skipping things like calling for a plumber in West Palm Beach, FL. You might think you’re making a good financial decision buying your own drain snake and getting to work after a week of having your drain clogged, but you might be spending more money in the long run.

Let’s talk about some of the hidden costs that come with avoiding professional plumbing services.

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3 Reasons You Should Never Use Drain Cleaning Chemicals

May 10th, 2021

Your drains aren’t as robust as you might think. Sure, they’re usually made out of copper or PVC piping which is sturdy and strong, but those materials quickly corrode when you start pouring strange chemicals down them. Think about it—no material in this world is safe from the effects of corrosion due to harsh chemicals. That’s why we think it’s so important that we make a small PSA in this blog post about the negatives that come with chemical drain cleaners. Your drains and your personal health are at risk when you use them.

We understand the drive for homeowners to find any cure for their drain clog that isn’t calling for professional plumbing in Port St. Lucie, FL, but that might be a very bad idea. For reasons we’re about to mention, calling a plumber might be your best, most effective option when dealing with a clog.

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What’s Stopping Sewer Gases From Ruining Your Day?

April 26th, 2021

It’s no mystery why sewers are associated with foul odors. We see them in movies, TV shows, and we even read about them in books. While we like to think of sewer systems as completely separate from our homes, they’re really not. There are drains and other pipeline systems that lead directly into the sewer. Our home plumbing systems are like the veins that transport waste from our living spaces into sewer systems, so we need to start thinking about them as connected.

That being said, we get asked this question all the time. “Why doesn’t the sewer gas come up into my kitchen or bathroom?”

While the answer might seem simple, it’s a bit more complex and we’d like to explain why. We’re your go-to experts on all things plumbing in Port St. Lucie, FL and we’ll walk you through the magic of the P-trap!

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Why Is My Drain Clogging So Much?

April 12th, 2021

A clogged drain is never something you want to deal with. While we talk often on or blog about ways to deal with a drain clog, or even ways to prevent one, we never really talk about why they’re happening so frequently. Why are your drains clogging so much? Well, the answer depends on a number of things.

First of all, how often do you invest in drain cleaning services from a plumber in Port St. Lucie, FL? If the answer is “only when I’ve got a clog” then this is likely a big problem. Likewise, if you’ve got children or family members who live with you that don’t understand the ins and outs of a drain clog, then they’re likely contributing to the constant clogging.

Today, we’ll zero in on a few ways you can mitigate this problem and how you can change your mindset about drain clogs!

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3 Things to Remember About Your Water Heater

March 29th, 2021

Today, we’re talking about water heaters. You probably already know this, but your water heater is integral to your entire way of life. From hot showers, to laundry, to even doing the dishes after a holiday feast, you’re really not getting anywhere without your water heater. This is why it’s so important that we are honest with ourselves, and our prospective service technician about the state of our water heating system. The truth is that not many homeowners know the ins and outs of their water heating systems!

So, today we’re going to talk about some very important things in regards to water heaters. Water heaters in West Palm Beach need to be taken care of, and the more you know about your water heating system, the better off your’s will be.

Let’s talk about some very important things you should always remember about your water heater.

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Time for a Toto Toilet!

March 15th, 2021

We don’t talk about toilets nearly enough on this blog, and when we do, it’s usually just about your typical toilet system. Most homeowners don’t even know that they can upgrade their toilet to a number of wonderful new types of toilets that are better for you and your plumbing system.

The neat part about upgrading your toilet system with the help of professional toilet plumbing in Boynton Beach, FL, is that you can do it how you want to. There are various different types of Toto toilets available from our team, and each one is designed to help a certain aspect of your life. From heated seats, to a built-in bidet, to a more ergonomic form that will help your back and give you better posture.

Let’s jump right into why a Toto toilet is totally for you!

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Get Rid of Grease with Hydro Jetting

March 1st, 2021

If you’ve never heard of hydro jetting, then you’re really in for a treat. This type of drain cleaning in Palm Beach Gardens, FL is sought after by homeowners for its ability to completely clear a drain of any clogging materials. It’s powerful, environmentally friendly, and it takes no time at all. That’s all, of course, if you hire a professional for the job.

We don’t want to convince you that hydro jetting is a service you should invest in. We instead want to educate you on how hydro jetting works, why it’s such a powerful tool for removing drain clogs, and when you could benefit from calling us for this kind of work. We promise that once you actually know what this type of service entails, you’ll see no reason to call anyone else.

Let’s dive deep into the science behind hydro jetting.

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Don’t Cut Costs on Grease Trap Services

February 15th, 2021

Any restaurant owner out there knows how important it is that a grease trap gets treated with care. One slip up, one disgruntled employee, or one technical issue, and your entire building (or perhaps the entire city block) could reek for days while it needs to be professionally cleaned. This is the reason why we offer our professional services for grease traps. We want to stop this kind of event from happening and keep restaurants and buildings alike functioning and smelling just fine.

The moment you cut costs on your grease trap in West Palm Beach, FL, you could see the risk of disaster start to increase. Clogs and backups can start to form, and it could start impacting the ability of your appliances to work in your businesses. Your grease trap needs professional help, and our team can provide it.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Drains

February 1st, 2021

Your drains mean everything to the functionality of your home. Think about it, when you’re drinking coffee and you need to wash the mug, to when you’re using the bathroom, to when you’re running the laundry, it all goes back to your drains. With clogged or slow drains, you see a major net negative in many aspects of your life, and we’re here to try and curb this with drain cleaning in Palm Beach, FL.

What should you do to your drains on a regular basis? What shouldn’t you do to your drains? These are questions that every homeowner asks but not every homeowner has access to a trustworthy professional with answers. We know exactly what you could be doing right now to extend the lifespan of your plumbing system, keep your drains in good shape, and avoid clogs as much as possible.

If any of those things sound good to you, then keep reading.

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