Admiral Plumbing Services Blog : Archive for February, 2016

How to Tell You Might Have a Slab Leak

Monday, February 29th, 2016

The concrete slab foundation is an important starting point for home builders, but it can be a nuisance for homeowners and plumbers. When the piping underneath the concrete slab leaks, there is no easy way to deal with it. Your plumber may have to go through some pretty extreme steps to take care of it, and often your insurance does not cover the damage.

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How Do You Know When It’s Time to Replace Your Pipes?

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

The pipes that bring water into your home are built to be durable, but someday your pipes are no longer going to work as you need them to. It’s important to replace your pipes when they start to cause trouble, so that you’re not one day stuck dealing with broken or burst pipes that send water to your property, causing costly damages and a major cleanup.

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Scaling and Your Water Heater

Monday, February 15th, 2016

“Hard water” is a problem that too many homeowners are familiar with. It cannot really affect your health (for the most part), but it can do a number on your plumbing system. When you have hard water, the scale it leaves behind can wreck pipes and fixtures. Too often, homeowners find themselves replacing plumbing components before their time is truly up. And it’s a very big threat to your water heater, a large plumbing necessity you rely on each and every day.

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What Do You Do When Your Wedding Ring Is Stuck in the Toilet?

Monday, February 8th, 2016

It’s the most important piece of jewelry you own but then, suddenly, it’s gone. You’ve dropped it into the toilet, and you’re not sure if you’ll ever get it back. But never fear—this is something that most plumbers have dealt with at some point in their careers. Dropping items in the plumbing system is nothing new, and a trained plumber with the right equipment might be able to extract it for you.

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3 Things to Know about Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, February 1st, 2016

If your older storage tank water heater is breaking down, you might assume that you have to replace it with another tank water heater—one of those large units that keeps hot water available at all times. But a tankless water heater is a viable option for nearly any home, and it takes up a lot less space since the small fixture only heats up water right when you need it. Learn more about these systems below, or call our friendly service technicians!

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