Admiral Plumbing Services, LLC Blog : Archive for September, 2017

Will a Tankless Water Heater Really Save Me Money?

Monday, September 18th, 2017

heat-shower-steamMost people spend a lot of money on heating water—more than they may think. Water heating makes up about 17% of the average household’s utilities, which is a lot when you consider how much you actually use the hot water in a given day. If you’re like most people, it’s not very much, and certainly not 17% of the day!

A water heater is a necessary appliance, and most water heaters have to run all day every day in order to ensure you are always in supply of hot water. A tankless hot water heater, though, is not like this. So can you really expect to save money when you trade up to a smaller tankless unit?

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What Is Backflow? (And Why Should You Care?)

Monday, September 4th, 2017

backflow-prevention-assemblyMost of the plumbing appliances and fixtures in your home or on a commercial property are there for the convenience, health, and well-being of the people who actually use that property. That seems to go without stating, but there is one protective element of a plumbing system that’s not necessarily there for your own use.

A backflow preventer helps to protect your property along with the entire community—anyone else who uses the city’s water supply. Learn about backflow and why it shouldn’t be a concern for your property—provided you have the right backflow prevention measures in place—in today’s guide.

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