Admiral Plumbing Services Blog

Pipe Relining or Replacement: Which Will You Need?

March 3rd, 2020

Hearing that you need pipework can be pretty devastating news for many homeowners. Pipes that connect to your main water line especially, can be located deep underground beneath your lawn, which means a replacement would require hours of digging up your precious land and ruining your garden.

However, in recent years technology has developed to the point where we can reline a broken pipe with a lining that doesn’t require digging up your land or disrupting your life immensely. This process saves money, time, and keeps your property intact. This process also, unfortunately, can only save your pipes in certain situations. Some homeowners might need pipe replacements and no relining will be able to help them.

So, when it comes to pipe plumbing in Boynton Beach, FL, how can you tell if your pipe will benefit from relining or if you need the standard pipe replacement work done?

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The Problem with a Pinhole Leak

February 17th, 2020

When it comes to leaks, there’s a consensus among professional plumbers that there isn’t a leak that doesn’t count as an emergency! Plumbing leaks, no matter how small they are, can cause water damage to your home that is incredibly expensive to repair. Water leaks also waste gallons of water every day that they run, as well as lower your water pressure and end up costing you a ton of money in the long run. If a water leak isn’t an issue for an emergency plumber in Boca Raton, FL then we don’t know what is!

That being said, sometimes leaks can be hard to detect. Especially in the case of pinhole leaks, which are a specific type of leak, they can cause a problem that is absolutely worth an emergency call if you can notice the signs.

Let’s get into what pinhole leaks are and how you can get them fixed.

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Get to Know the Many Types of Repiping Materials

February 3rd, 2020

Many times when a homeowner looks to our team for repiping, they’re not expecting the slew of abbreviations that make up the names of different repiping material. Even worse, this means an unsuspecting homeowner who might pay an amateur to do their repiping service could be goaded into selecting a piping material that just isn’t right for their home.

Without signing up for work with a proper plumber in Boynton Beach, FL you could be one of those customers that signs up for pipe work with a material that would need replacement early, or cause leaks that damage your home. Certain pipe materials, like copper, are more susceptible to pitted corrosion. That’s why you need the handy advice of a professional plumber in the area. Our team offers a wide variety of repiping material and we enjoy explaining how they’re each different to our prospective customers.

Let’s talk pipes.

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That Sinking Feeling: Common Sink Plumbing Problems

January 20th, 2020

Unfortunately, sink problems are going to occur in every household because we can’t think of the last time we saw a home without sinks! They’re incredibly important for our daily lives. When a homeowner imagines a kitchen or bathroom, the sink is front and center every time.

That’s why it’s extra important to notice when your sink is starting to suffer from serious problems. Because of the material, the pressure, and a variety of other factors affecting your sink, these aren’t problems that you’ll be able to immediately fix with your own household tools on hand. More often than not, if you recognize one of the following problems, you’ll need to contact a professional for plumbing in West Palm Beach, FL.

If not, you’re gambling the health of your plumbing system and you might cause problems that turn into expensive repairs down the line.

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Yes, a Garbage Disposal Is Absolutely Worth It

January 6th, 2020

While you’ve probably known about the convenience aspect of a garbage disposal, we’re betting you haven’t heard much about the environmental impact they can have. When it comes to a garbage disposal unit, they’re a combination of convenience, proper waste removal, and drain cleaning all mixed into one beautiful package. That’s why we are so concerned with writing a blog post about them—ideally, we’d love to have every home that calls for a plumber in West Palm Beach, FL have a garbage disposal installed.

So, in light of this, today we’re going to talk about the advantages of a garbage disposal. From the moment your food waste enters it, to the time it reaches a water treatment plant, there are a ton of useful reasons for having a garbage disposal, aside from convenience. We’re pretty certain you’ll want one after we spend some time to fill you in on the details!

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Signs of a Water Heater That’s Too Old

December 23rd, 2019

How old is your water heater? Is it possible that you’ve forgotten when you had it installed or last maintained?

It’s okay, before the anxiety sets in, relax and take a deep breath. We work with homeowners all the time that have forgotten to have their water heaters serviced, or that might be dealing with a system that’s 20 or more years old without even realizing it! Water heaters in Delray Beach, FL are incredibly important to your quality of life, and even if yours isn’t showing overt signs of degradation yet, it’s only a matter of time before it breaks down. Instead of dealing with cold showers and an unhappy spouse or child, take a gander at some of the most lesser-known signs of a water heater that’s nearing time for a replacement.

Remember, call on our team of professionals if you think your water heater should be replaced!

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Are You Ready to Go Tankless?

December 9th, 2019

If you’ve been staring at the word tankless for a few seconds, thinking “what the heck does that even mean?” then believe us when we say you’re not the first one to do that. Tankless water heaters do indeed exist, and the technology that comprises them can provide a plethora of benefits to you and your family.

So, to anyone out there in the market for water heaters in Delray Beach, FL—look no further than our team. This is a decision that should be made with the aid of professionals. Modern-day hot water tanks and tankless water heaters are incredibly efficient pieces of machinery, which means any misstep in the installation of them can lead to catastrophic problems that end up costing you more money than you’re comfortable spending.

We’re going to go into detail about the unique benefits that a tankless water heater offers, how it works, and give you some tips on deciding whether this system is right for your home.

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The Benefits of Video Pipe Inspection

November 25th, 2019

Generally speaking, nobody likes to get up close and personal with their plumbing. If your bathroom sink or your toilet is clogged, you’d rather not think about what’s clogging it—let alone have to dig out the clog yourself, right? Thankfully, technology has made this a little bit easier to deal with since we’ve got advancements like video pipe inspection, hydro jetting, and other pieces of equipment to deal with drains.

Back in the day, a plumber in Boca Raton, FL would have to literally rip open your plumbing system to see what was clogging it, remove the clog, and reinstall the pipe appropriately. Now, with video pipe inspection, there’s no need to haphazardly rip open an entire plumbing system while trying to play guess and check. A minuscule video camera is inserted into your drain on the end of a wire that can snake its way through to eventually reach the clog.

What’s the point of that? Well, keep reading and we’ll give you an answer.

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Do You Have a Slab Leak?

November 11th, 2019

Slab leaks are the “he who must not be named” of plumbing problems. The term exists in the back of every homeowner’s mind while they cross their fingers during a plumbing visit, hoping the words “slab leak” don’t come into the conversation. They can be just that bad.

There is no cheap solution to slab leaks, and if you’re looking for an easy way out—you’re not going to find one here. However, the easiest and most cost-effective way of dealing with a slab leak is prevention. The faster you notice a slab leak affecting your property, the less money it will cost to fix and the less damage it will cause to the rest of your home. That’s why we’ll be providing some sure-fire ways to tell if you’re dealing with a slab leak, so you’ll know exactly when to call for plumbing in Boca Raton, FL.

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Why You Should Never Use Chemical Drain Cleaner

October 28th, 2019

Chemical drain cleaners are a huge concern for us. Widely available at almost every grocery store with well-funded and powerful advertisement campaigns, we’re often serving as the coroner for deceased plumbing systems after they’ve come in contact with these chemicals. As the coroner and gravedigger of so many rotted pipes, we’d really like to prevent these plumbing issues from occurring in the first place, and that starts with talking about how harmful chemical drain cleaners are.

If you’re looking to avoid expensive work on your plumbing in Port St. Lucie, FL (no offense taken, people only call the plumber when they feel like they absolutely have to) then you’re going to want to avoid chemical drain cleaners. They can destroy your plumbing, cause awful health effects, ruin your property and the environment, all while barely working as is.

If you’re still not convinced, keep reading and we’ll surely get you to think otherwise.

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