Admiral Plumbing Services, LLC Blog : Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

What Materials Are Best for Repiping?

Monday, December 10th, 2018

different types of pipesIn our previous post, we talked about signs to look for in your home that you may be in need of whole-house, or at least partial, repiping. We want you to feel comfortable in your decision to invest in a service of such a large caliber, and therefore encourage you to learn more about what goes into repiping, the materials used, and why those particular materials are used. This way, you can feel confident that you are doing the best thing for your home plumbing system. Read on to learn more!

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How to Tell if Your Home Needs Repiping

Monday, November 26th, 2018

bursted copper pipe with water leaking out, 3d illustrationThere are a number of plumbing problems, like leaks or clogs, that all you need to do is give our plumbing pros a call for a quick repair. However, at some point during your homeownership, your plumbing system may age to the point that replacing all or some of your piping may become a necessity. Fortunately, you needn’t look any further than our team for quality whole-home pipe installation services!

Whole-home repiping is one of the safest ways to protect your home—at least form leaks and water damage that can ruin your property and leave you paying to not only fix the plumbing, but repair your home. But how do you know if your household actually needs this service?

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Keep Your Garbage Disposal in Good Shape with These Tips!

Monday, October 15th, 2018

plumber-woman-garbage-disposal-repairGarbage disposals are often thought to be among the more sturdy home appliances. And in truth, they typically are. Just because they’re resistant to developing different issues, doesn’t mean they’re completely immune. There are plenty of ways that you can unintentionally damage your garbage disposal, or open it up to developing other issues in the future. If you’re on the lookout for ways that you can keep your garbage disposal in good condition for as long as possible, check out the following tips.

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How to Save Money on Plumbing Costs

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Owning a home is not cheap. We all know this. Even if you manage to get a good deal on the house itself, there’s all the different systems that may or may not need maintenance, repair, replacement, etc. etc. It can be tough to navigate which system needs what, and what steps you need to take sooner to ensure that your entire home runs smoothly. The plumbing system is one of the ones that homeowners have the most trouble with. It’s mostly hidden from view, and doesn’t grab a lot of attention, but it’s still a vital part of the home that needs to be kept in good shape. So, how do you save money on plumbing costs while also ensuring that the system stays in good shape? Read on to find out.

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How to Detect Plumbing Leaks

Monday, August 20th, 2018

rusty-burst-pipePlumbing leaks are one of those unfortunate things that are both very common and very damaging. A leak that isn’t caught in-time has the potential to inflict thousands of dollars’ worth of water damage, depending on where it is located. The best way to prevent leaks from becoming a big deal is to schedule preventive maintenance and inspection appointments for your system at least once a year. That’s not a guarantee that your system will never develop leaks, though. You still need to keep an eye out for signs that your plumbing system is having issues like this, so that you can have it repaired as quickly as possible. The following are some of the more common signs that you need to schedule plumbing repair services for leaks.

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Keep Your Plumbing System in Good Shape With These Tips

Monday, August 6th, 2018

PlumberKeeping your plumbing system functioning properly over a long period of time can be daunting task, especially since so much of the system is hidden from view. Plumbing problems that develop tend to do so slowly, making it unlikely that you’ll notice them before they’ve had the opportunity to do quite a bit of damage.

There are a number of ways that you can prevent your plumbing system from degrading too quickly if you know what you’re doing, though. Have a look at the following tips to keep your plumbing system in good shape for as long as possible.

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Plumbing Problems That Can Lead to Repiping

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

corroded-pipesPlumbing issues range in severity from “mildly annoying” to “emergency repairs required.” Some may start as one and end up as the other. It’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the various problems that can lead to repiping, so that you can have them repaired before they have the chance to cause any more damage.

The following are some of the more common plumbing issues that lead to repiping, and the warning signs that you need to look for with them.

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Plumbing Issues to be Aware of

Monday, July 9th, 2018

flooded-roomPlumbing problems about in systems across the country, whether due to the individual conditions in the home, random chance, wear and tear, or otherwise. Despite the frequency with which plumbing problems occur, though, people very often fail to realize that their plumbing system is having a problem when it first occurs.

Most plumbing issues occur pretty subtly, and only become recognizable when they’ve had a long time to develop. Even so, it’s a good idea to keep an eye out for signs that your plumbing system is in trouble. Have a look at some of the plumbing problems below, and the signs that might indicate that one is present in your home.

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Problems That Can Lead to Repiping

Monday, June 11th, 2018

rusty-burst-pipeSome plumbing problems can be left for a while without becoming a serious threat (although you should never knowingly neglect an issue with your system). Some other issues, though, should always be resolved as soon as possible if you want to avoid more serious consequences.

Those consequences can include all sorts of things, from blocked pipes to entire floors of the home flooding. What we’re going to talk about today, though, are those problems that destroy the pipes themselves. Have a look at some issues that can lead to repiping, and what you can do to address them.

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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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