Admiral Plumbing Services Blog : Archive for May, 2016

When Should You Replace a Toilet?

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Is it time to replace your home’s toilets yet? Find out in today’s guide, where we look at why it’s important to replace a toilet that leaks from the tank or bowl and why you might consider replacing your toilet to do some good for the environment!

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Why You Should Flush Your Water Heater Tank Once a Year

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

If you’ve ever heard that your plumbing system might be affected by “hard water,” you probably don’t have to worry too much about your health. Minerals like calcium and magnesium may leave behind deposits in your plumbing, but they aren’t really a concern as far as your drinking water is concerned.

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3 Things You Should Know about Slab Leaks

Monday, May 16th, 2016

A slab leak is a major hassle, but it helps a little when you know what to expect. Below, we list a few things we think all homeowners should know about slab leaks—leaks underneath the concrete foundation of a home—so that they can be more prepared should this frustrating event pop up.

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What’s that Loud Noise in My Pipes?

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Generally, you don’t expect to hear anything happening in your plumbing pipes. They don’t have any moving parts, after all, and it seems like they should work easily: moving water into the home with water pressure and out of the home thanks to gravity.

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Can a Handyman Fix My Broken Pipes?

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

For most plumbing contractors, some percentage of the job involves fixing someone else’s mistakes. A shoddy toilet installation leads to leaks in the bathroom. Your recently repaired water heater is unreliable and hot water only comes in waves. No plumbing job should go to an amateur, especially the biggest ones. So when your plumbing pipes are in trouble, be sure to hire only skilled, experienced plumbers for the job.

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