Admiral Plumbing Services, LLC Blog : Archive for September, 2019

Signs You Need a Sewer Line Upgrade

Monday, September 16th, 2019

If you’re having a sewer problem and you’re trying to diagnose it, it’s good to think of your sewer like a tree. Your main sewer line is the trunk of the tree where all the sewage passes through. Your secondary lines, (toilets, sinks, miscellaneous drains) are the branches on the tree that—when having issues—at least don’t affect the other branches nearly as much.

Pardon our tree analogy, but it’s incredibly helpful when talking about whether or not you need a sewer line upgrade. The trunk of your tree should be able to pass sewage effectively through it. Otherwise, you’ll see major problems in every branch of the tree (every secondary sewage system) and you’ll have many drains that lose effectiveness. A plumber in Lake Worth, FL will already know this and, when the time comes, will suggest upgrading your sewer line to make sure it can handle what your home puts through it.

So, what are some major signs that could signify a sewer line upgrade in the near future?

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Your Water Heater Might not Explode, but Have You Considered These Risks?

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

You know, life isn’t like cartoons. Not every plumbing problem turns into exploding pipes and floods. Sometimes, especially when it comes to water heaters, the issue can be more insidious. Issues like scaling and liming can cause your water heater to grow less efficient over time and eventually break down.

No, your water heater doesn’t develop scales or grow limes. We’re talking about a complex mineral growing process. In homes where hard water is more common, the mineral deposits like lime and calcium can solidify on the bottom of your water heater. There are several tips that we can provide in order to descale your water heater and help it last longer. If the problem has gotten too bad where our nifty tricks don’t help, you can always call one of our technicians for quality plumbing in Lake Worth, FL!

Listen closely and you might save a few bucks!

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