Admiral Plumbing Services, LLC Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Lake Worth’

Signs of Sewer Line Troubles

Monday, March 18th, 2019

split-sewer-pipeThe sewer line of your plumbing system is the main line that removes wastewater from your home and move it into the civic sewer system hygienically away from your property. Sewer lines are typically buried beneath your yard, which keeps them safe from damage that can come from weather-related wear and tear or animals. Unfortunately, though, that doesn’t mean they’re immune to all problems. After all, your landscaping could grow roots that infiltrate the sewer pipe. Even a shift in the ground can cause instability and damage.

Fortunately, all you need to do to get a qualified plumber in Lake Worth, FL is contact our team. We have the up-to-date equipment and methods needed to access your sewer line in order to repair leaks, clean out clogs, and address any other problems without needing to excavate the pipe. Of course, in order to know you have a problem with your sewer line, you have to know how to spot the signs. This can include (but isn’t limited to) the following:

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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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What Is Backflow? (And Why Should You Care?)

Monday, September 4th, 2017

backflow-prevention-assemblyMost of the plumbing appliances and fixtures in your home or on a commercial property are there for the convenience, health, and well-being of the people who actually use that property. That seems to go without stating, but there is one protective element of a plumbing system that’s not necessarily there for your own use.

A backflow preventer helps to protect your property along with the entire community—anyone else who uses the city’s water supply. Learn about backflow and why it shouldn’t be a concern for your property—provided you have the right backflow prevention measures in place—in today’s guide.

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Will Pipe Relining Stand the Test of Time?

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Inside-Tunnel-large-pipeGot older pipes in need of replacement? Many people initially assume that this process will be daunting. In the past, broken pipes needed to be completely replaced. Technicians had to dig a trench in the yard that stretched from one end to the other, leaving a mess behind, tearing up your beloved landscaping, and taking a lot of your time.

Some plumbers still elect to do it the old way. But that’s because they likely do not have the equipment to do a trenchless pipe relining. This service allows us to skip the trench in favor of digging only one hole in your yard! Today, we’re here to answer a question we hear a lot: will this work as well as pipe replacement?

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Hydro Jetting vs. Drain Snaking: A Comparison

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Sometimes, a drain clog has a simple solution. A plunger should always be your first try for a clog in the drain opening. Even baking soda and vinegar have been known to do the trick for blockage in a sink. But often, the problem is too major for these DIY solutions.

When a clog is further along in the drain line, it may only affect one sink or tub, or it may have an impact on multiple stoppages throughout the house. There are two main methods plumbers use to clear out drain clogs like this: drain snaking, using a long cable with a special tip to remove the stoppage, and hydro jetting. Let’s take a look at why you may choose one over the other.

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3 Reasons a Well Pump Fails

Monday, December 5th, 2016

As a trusted plumbing service in Lake Worth, FL, want to help everyone keep all the most important components of their plumbing systems in excellent condition. And if you use a well pump to get your water (rather than the city’s supply), you know that this is the component of your home plumbing you cannot go without.

When a well pump fails, you don’t have any means of delivering water to your faucets. Today, we want to let you know about a few common reasons well pumps fail, so that you can take the proper steps to protect yours or schedule a replacement before you are without water.

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Conserve Water: Contact Us for a Dye Test for Your Toilet

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Yes, even in an area where we get plenty of rain, it’s important to conserve as much water as possible. Water supplies on the earth are not unlimited, and everyone should do their part to reduce water waste as much as possible.

Unfortunately, some homeowners don’t realize that they are wasting water. They may do their best to take shorter showers and turn off the water in the sinks when they’re not using it for any period of time. But hidden leaks around the home drain water unexpectedly.

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Why Grease Buildup Is So Bad for Your Drains

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

When you’re cooking with fats, oils, and grease, they may seem like harmless substances. You may know that they clog your arteries, but that’s not the only harm they can cause. Your drainpipes and sewer line can be affected by these substances in a major way.

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Why Are Water Heater Settings Typically 140°?

Monday, July 11th, 2016

When a water heater comes straight from the manufacturer, the setting on the thermostat is typically right around 140°F. This has been typical of the industry for many years. And yet, it’s not necessarily the best way of doing things.

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Taking Care of Your Garbage Disposal Helps Your Pipes

Monday, June 13th, 2016

If you expect to have fresh water and proper drainage, you plumbing system needs your help. There’s a lot you can do to help your pipes to stay in good condition, like scheduling annual inspections and checking for the signs of leaks from time to time.

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