Admiral Plumbing Services Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Boca Raton’

Are Leaks Getting You Down?

Monday, October 12th, 2020

When you think about a plumbing leak, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Is it water gushing from a comically large leak in the largest pipe in your home? Or perhaps it’s that pesky leak that you can’t seem to find but is always there when you check your water meter? It can actually be both of those and more.

Leaks are hard to deal with. Ask any plumber and they’ll tell you it’s most of their job! We’ve put together a list in response to our customers’ need to know how to deal with leaks in their plumbing. Boca Raton, FL sees a lot of moisture and it’s important to know how bad a leak is and how quickly you should call for professional service.

Oh, and remember to call us! We’ve got you covered.

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7 Tips from a Professional Plumber

Monday, September 28th, 2020

Imagine what your life would be like if your best friend were a professional, licensed plumber. We’re not talking just someone who is handy with pipes and drains, we mean someone who would be recognized as a master plumber. You’d have access to some pretty nifty technology and your pipes would have an angel who could save them every few years.

We might not be your best friend, but we’d like to build up a repertoire with you as your local professional plumber. In order to do this, we’d like to share some of the knowledge that we’ve gleaned from working on pipes day in and day out. If you want advice, we’ve got it!

Also, don’t forget that if you need a plumber in Boca Raton, FL then we’re the team to call. Don’t hesitate and keep flipping searching online, just call us!

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3 Plumbing Tips That Make Life Easier

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Life doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, it’s better and more enjoyable when it’s easy. The things that should be hard, are hard, like work and education. The things that should be easy should remain easy, right? If every time you walk into your kitchen or bathroom, you start groaning from a plumbing problem that won’t go away, then maybe your life isn’t as easy as you thought it was.

We’ll cut straight to the point. We have 3 inventive tips that can help homeowners who are struggling with their uncooperative plumbing in Boca Raton, FL. From mesh screens to the installation of a garbage disposal we can help you prevent drain clogs, keep things cleaner and clearer, and have the need to call us less.

That being said, if you do need expert plumbing help—don’t be afraid to call us!

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Plumbing FAQ: The Dangers of FOG

Friday, March 13th, 2020

Don’t worry, if you’re one of the many homeowners that saw the word “FOG” and looked outside to confusedly realize its a sunny day, you’re not alone! When we say FOG, we’re actually talking about substances that are fats, oils, and grease, and how they interact with your plumbing. Homeowners need constant drain cleaning in Boca Raton, FL and around the world because they mistakenly dump their leftover cooking grease or coconut oil down the drain where it slowly solidifies and starts to clog the drain.

Today, we’re going to talk a little bit about how this takes place and why it’s so important to mitigate the problem that FOG causes, so you can remain drain clog-free for as long as possible! The science behind FOGs is actually quite easy to remember, and it will make a huge impact on your budget.

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The Problem with a Pinhole Leak

Monday, 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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The Benefits of Video Pipe Inspection

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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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Do You Know the Signs of a Plumbing Leak?

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Leaks- they’re one of those things that seem minor, but if we let them go on long enough, they can waste gallons of water and cause severe damage throughout your home. This is particularly true for leaks that exist beneath the slab of your home or even behind your walls, since they’re often not easily detectable. Water and waste can be harmful, not only to your property but also to your health. Mold and bacteria grow in damp, dark, cold environments which can often be where your integral plumbing pipes are located. rusty-burst-pipe

Luckily for us, there are some serious red flags that can alert any homeowner to a problematic leak occurring somewhere in their plumbing. When it comes to plumbing problems, the earlier they’re found, the better. So, let’s take a look.

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The Ominous Slab Leak: Symptoms and Solutions

Monday, July 8th, 2019

image-of-kitchen-and-dining-room-flooringThere is no such thing as a convenient or welcomed plumbing leak. But, we all assume when one happens that it can be easily located and repaired.

And for the most part, this is true. But what if that leak occurs under the foundation of your home? Does that change the story?

Well, yes. This is called a slab leak, and what makes them so ominous is the damage they cause—often before you’ve even realized you have a leak. That’s why we’re writing this post. We want to share some of the most common symptoms that alert homeowners to slab leaks, and what you can do about it if you encounter one.

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Signs It’s Time for a New Water Heater

Monday, April 29th, 2019

residential-water-heater-with-panels-removed-for-serviceWater heaters are designed to last a very long time, so long as they are regularly maintained and repaired promptly when needed. You have probably had the same water heater working away in your home since you moved in, right?

Well, unfortunately, all good things must come to an end. Eventually, your water heater will require replacement as it simply won’t be able to do the job it’s supposed to anymore. Sure, you could have repairs scheduled, but as we’ll highlight below, there comes a point where repairs just won’t cut it anymore—your water heater won’t work as efficiently as it once did and you’ll be paying far more than you should for it to run.

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