Admiral Plumbing Services Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Plumber’

How to Filter Your Water the Right Way

Monday, 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

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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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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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Get to Know the Many Types of Repiping Materials

Monday, 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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The Benefits of Hydro Jetting

Monday, September 30th, 2019

Are you one of the many homeowners that haven’t heard about hydro jetting? Well, you could be missing out!

Take a second to think about the pipes you use every day that connect to your home. How do they get from the municipal water source to your kitchen sink? If your answer to that question was via magic, you’re sorely mistaken. You see, your pipes travel through intricate systems underground that must reach your kitchen as quickly, efficiently, and cleanly as possible. If there is ever a pipe clog in your water system, you’ve got to make a pretty hard decision.

You could do it the way we’ve always done it, dig up a large section of your lawn, ruin your grass and foliage while spending thousands of dollars to replace one pipe. Many plumbers in Jupiter, FL know just how costly this process can be. However, we can use a nifty new set of equipment that lets us use highly pressurized water to clear out your pipes. That’s what hydro-jetting is. Still unconvinced? Keep reading!

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Top Threats that Lead to Whole-Home Repiping

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

variety-of-pipes-and-plumbing-fixtures-sitting-on-tableIf you live in a newer home, you may find yourself calling one of our plumbers for repairs once or twice over the course of a decade. However, if you have an older home, then there is a good chance that your plumbing system will soon age to the extent that repiping is going to be a far more economical choice than making another repair.

Whole-house repiping is the best way to resolve continual plumbing problems in your home, and to protect your household from leaks and water damage. Repiping is usually a last resort when it comes to fixing plumbing problems, but sometimes it’s just necessary. What are the threats that lead to this service?

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Caring for Your Garbage Disposal and Kitchen Sink

Monday, June 10th, 2019

family-prepping-meal-over-kitchen-sinkOf all the plumbing fixtures and pipes in your home, have you ever stopped to think about what you use the most? Well, it’s actually the water heater, if we’re going to be honest. But a very close second is your kitchen sink.

And most kitchen sinks nowadays are equipped with another appliance that many of us can’t imagine going without—the garbage disposal. Could you imagine cooking and cleaning up afterwards without this helpful gadget? Probably not, but, this dependence on your garbage disposal can get you into trouble—leading you to put things down it that don’t belong and therefore jam up the system. Your kitchen sink drain isn’t immune to problems either, even with the assistance of a garbage disposal. Read on to learn more!

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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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