Admiral Plumbing Services Blog

Chemical Drain Cleaners Just Aren’t Worth It

August 31st, 2020

Chemicals are never the solution. If they’re not the solution for making us healthy or keeping our food clean, then why would we assume they’re the key to keeping our plumbing system clear?

If you didn’t already know, chemical drain cleaners are all over grocery and hardware stores. They’ve been plaguing our company and homeowners in our area with cheap, quick solutions that end up causing more harm than good. No chemical drain formula is ever going to be better than a knowledgeable plumber in Stuart, FL. This isn’t just us spouting our opinion, this is demonstrated in cold hard facts.

Don’t believe us? Keep reading. We’ll get into all the juicy details about what can happen when you use a chemical drain cleaner and why it’s never a good idea.

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Keep Your Plumbing System Efficient with These 5 Tips

August 17th, 2020

Your plumbing is important to your home, regardless of how much attention you might pay towards it. Without your stable plumbing system, you’d have trouble with flushing toilets, draining sinks, showers, baths, dishwashers—you name it! So, when we talk about plumbing efficiency, what we’re really talking about is keeping the system running smoothly without any hiccups.

An inefficient plumbing system needs help all the time. If you’re constantly calling for a plumber or you’re finding yourself reaching down your sink drain to try and clear a clog with a drain snake every Sunday, then this blog is for you.

Remember that the best thing you can do for your plumbing system is to call a plumber in Stuart, FL full stop. Our pros have the equipment and experience to relieve your plumbing system of problems and keep it running efficiently.

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How Much Does a Water Leak Cost?

August 3rd, 2020

We talk about leaks often on this blog, but we rarely ever get into the specifics of how much they cost. Depending on where you live and your municipality, a water leak can cost a different amount of money. That being said, they’re always costs that can be avoided, and they tend to hurt the environment just as much as your wallet.

Summer is a time of conserving water usage. When leaks occur, there can be tens to hundreds of gallons of water in your home being wasted every day. Homeowners out there who are concerned about wasting water through their water leaks should contact a plumber in Port St. Lucie, FL.

Want to know just how bad a water leak can be in your home? Keep reading as we get into some numbers.

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Yes, Your Tankless Water Heater Needs Maintenance Too!

July 20th, 2020

What do you think of when someone says the word maintenance? Do you think of taking your car to the mechanic? Perhaps you think of some other piece of heavy machinery that you use regularly, or your plumbing in Port St. Lucie, FL? Not many people think of their water heater and maintenance together. That’s what we’re hoping to change today.

Water heaters are vital to our lives. You might not think about it much—but there are a ton of things you’d be missing if you didn’t have a correctly working hot water heater. From hot showers to cleaner dishes, we owe much of our comfortable lives to these machines. It only makes sense to provide sensible maintenance by a professional on a yearly basis to keep them in pristine condition.

Keep reading as we shed light on the benefits of water heater maintenance.

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3 Signs of a Leak

July 6th, 2020

Plumbing leaks are pretty disastrous. This isn’t just because they occur when you least expect them, or can spray all over your property making things more expensive to clean up. The biggest reason why leaks can be so catastrophic is that they can happen right under your nose without you being able to detect them.

Detecting a leak is the most important aspect of leak fixing services. Only once a leak is detected can you work on having a solution set up, like repiping services, or installing a water softener in Stuart, FL if the issue is due to hard water.

Let’s talk a bit about how to detect a mischievous water leak and the steps you can take to deal with them. We promise that you can always have these problems dealt with by calling the professionals on our team today.

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Tips to Take Care of Your Sewer Line

June 22nd, 2020

Sewers are one of those home systems that we’d rather leave alone and not concern ourselves with unless we have to. For sewers, it’s all about treating problems at their source, and the source of everything that goes wrong with your home sewer system is the drain. Think about it, everything that ever gets into your sewer, starts in your drain and has to travel through your plumbing.

Any plumber in Boynton Beach, FL will tell you that you’ve got to keep your drains clear in order to have a healthy sewer system that doesn’t need too much work throughout its lifetime. What they fail to mention are the various services that can help you reach this goal. From pipe inspection to sewer cleaning services, you can actively play a role in keeping your sewer in good shape for years to come.

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Water Heater Maintenance FAQ: What You Can Do

June 8th, 2020

When a team of professionals tells you that your water heater is on its last legs, you should probably listen. That being said, water heaters last for a considerably long time, over a decade in the best cases, so you’ve got to look beyond the bad news and look at how a water heater gets to such a bad state. Water heaters require maintenance, long term care for their lives so that it can provide hot water to your home while consuming as little energy as possible.

As your neighborhood plumbers, we’ve got a few tips that could help better the efficiency and efficacy of your water heater. Professional plumbing in Boynton Beach, FL is required if you notice anything wrong, and the earlier you let a professional know about problems, or schedule maintenance, the better of you’ll be. So, let’s talk about some ways you can extend the lifespan of your water heater.

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How to Filter Your Water the Right Way

May 25th, 2020

We get it, water treatment is probably the last thing on your mind right now. But, if we could just say something about what clean, filtered water could do for your home then that might change. Whether you’re washing your clothes with untreated water, or drinking it straight from the tap, there are huge health benefits to having filtered water that is dispersed through a whole home water treatment system—and we’d like to get into those specifics today.

As temperatures start to heat up and humidity starts making us sweat, you’re going to find that glass of cold water from the tap becoming more and more delicious every day. Wouldn’t it be nice to know that water has been treated through one of our pieces of water treatment technology, installed by a professional plumber in West Palm Beach, FL?

If the answer to that is yes, then keep reading.

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Don’t Try That: Hire a Professional

May 11th, 2020

Homeowners often think that any issue that happens within the vicinity of their property can be fixed by them. We understand where it comes from, it’s your property, why shouldn’t you be able to fix what’s yours? From cars to computers, and even plumbing systems, homeowners have started trying more in the past decade to work on their property themselves, and while it might sound like a good idea sometimes—other times it can lead to some serious problems.

Take a car, for instance, if you try to replace a part of your engine on your own without any automotive repair background, you could advance the depreciation of your vehicle by a substantial amount and ruin the car. A similar thing could be said about your home and your plumbing. One wrong move and your plumbing problem could be worsened tenfold. So, when should you call a professional plumber in Stuart, FL? Keep reading to find out.

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When Should You Call for Hydro Jetting?

April 27th, 2020

Hydro jetting isn’t just a worst-case scenario for a homeowner with difficult plumbing. It’s a useful way of clearing out your drains that have been clogged by stubborn material that just won’t budge. We get it, if this is your first time hearing the words “hydro jetting” then you deserve a little bit of an explanation as to what exactly that is.

So today, we’re going to go over a bit about what hydro jetting is, how it works, and when it could be perfect for your plumbing system. By utilizing natural, chemical-free solutions like water and pressure, hydro jetting provides a clean and high-tech solution to your problematic drains. All it requires is the foresight and the quick thinking to call for professional plumbing in Stuart, FL when you need it.

Otherwise, without our help, you could be dealing with a clog that just won’t go away.

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