Admiral Plumbing Services Blog : Archive for May, 2018

Why You’re Cleaning Your Drains Wrong

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Drain-snakingQuick question: when your drains clog, what do you do? After the cursing and mumbling under your breath, of course. Do you grab the bottle of drain cleaner from under your sink and pour it down the drain? If so, you’re doing it wrong!

There is a right and a wrong way to go about drain cleaning, and the majority of homeowners go about it the wrong way. Why does it matter? Because doing it the wrong way can absolutely destroy your pipes, leading to higher service costs and quite a bit of frustration for you. Let’s go over how you should actually be getting your drains cleaned.

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Admiral Plumbing is Now Offering Flo Water Meter Installations!

Monday, May 21st, 2018

dripping-water-dropOne of the most difficult things about plumbing leaks is how difficult they are to detect. Most homeowners don’t even realize that they have leaks in their home until they notice advanced water damage on their walls, floor, or ceiling. That’s obviously not the best option if you’re trying to keep your home in the best possible shape. So what do you do if you want to protect your home from the damage caused by plumbing leaks? Take advantage of our Flo smart water meter installation services!

Flo water meters keep track of the water pressure, temperature, and flow. With the linked app, the Flo system can alert you as soon as it detects a leak in your plumbing system. You can even turn off your water remotely to prevent any damage until you can get a plumber to examine the system! So what are you waiting for? Contact us today to find out more about the Flo system, and what it can do for you!

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What to do in a Plumbing Emergency

Monday, May 14th, 2018

rusty-burst-pipeNot all plumbing problems are the same. Some can be left alone long enough to schedule an appointment. Fixing a pinhole leak now vs two weeks from now likely won’t incur any serious consequences. Some issues, though, can’t afford to wait any longer than is absolutely necessary before being fixed. If a ruptured pipe is spewing water into your living room, for example, you probably don’t want to wait a day or two for a plumber to come out and fix it.

Issues like that qualify as plumbing emergencies, and the first thing you should do in a plumbing emergency is call for emergency plumbing services. Find the best contractor in your area that offers emergency plumbing services, and get them headed out to fix your issue as soon as possible. While you’re waiting for your plumber to arrive, though, there are some steps that you can take to make sure that the problem does as little damage as possible.

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