Admiral Plumbing Services Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Pipe Repair’

Do You Really Need Sewer Line Replacement…Or Can It Be Descaled?

Monday, March 19th, 2018

The cast iron plumbing on your property, and the sewer line in particular, is several decades old. You’ve been dealing with frequent clogs and backup, and you have to call for plumbing services frequently. Finally, a plumber breaks the news to you: the cast iron sewer line is too old, is clogged with mineral scale, and needs to be replaced.

…Or does it? We’ve often been called for second opinions on this topic and were happy to break it to the customer that the cast iron lines are not yet in need of replacement. In some cases, it may be possible to descale the lines so that they’re good as new!

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What Is Pipe Relining?

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Inside-Tunnel-large-pipeLet’s say you’ve recently been told that your home’s drain pipes are in jeopardy. Many of the pipes are underneath your property in places where, to access the entire length of the pipe, a plumber would normally need to dig up stretches of your yard in order to access them. That means you can lose parts of your landscaping, driveway, sidewalks, and more.

Pipe relining helps to alleviate this stress. With this process, technicians do not actually need to do such an extreme level of digging. Also known as trenchless pipe relining, this professional service eliminates trenches in favor of just one or two holes in your yard—or none at all.

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Costs of a Water Leak Add Up Fast

Monday, September 19th, 2016

If water began spraying out from your kitchen sink or flooding your bathroom, you’d know to call in professional plumbers—fast. But even a “small” water leak causes BIG problems for your home and for your budget.

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Can a Handyman Fix My Broken Pipes?

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

For most plumbing contractors, some percentage of the job involves fixing someone else’s mistakes. A shoddy toilet installation leads to leaks in the bathroom. Your recently repaired water heater is unreliable and hot water only comes in waves. No plumbing job should go to an amateur, especially the biggest ones. So when your plumbing pipes are in trouble, be sure to hire only skilled, experienced plumbers for the job.

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