Admiral Plumbing Services Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Plumbing’

3 Quick Tips for Home Leak Detection

Monday, October 24th, 2022

Leaks and plumbing services are like the villains and superheroes of a comic book. It’s hard to have one without the other. Leaks are the villain that show up at the most inopportune moments to cause all sorts of problems like mold growth and deterioration, while a master plumber serves as the hero to fix the problem and leave you better off afterward. While it sounds like a simplistic view of things, it’s mostly true.

However, what we’re forgetting is the main character of the story–you! Homeowners serve a vital role in the diagnosing of plumbing problems and even in plumbing repairs. Not only is it your home we’re talking about, but the solution and budget considerations are yours to have the final say on. So, we’re going to give you three simple ways you can check for a leak in your home, so you’re well-equipped to call our team for plumbing repair in West Palm Beach, FL.

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3 Reasons Why You Might Get a Pipe Inspection

Monday, October 10th, 2022

Inspections serve many purposes. When you hire a professional to inspect your home, you’re usually looking for the next steps on a certain project or goal. Sometimes inspections can lead us to live safer lives since they can detect when a safety hazard is occurring. Pipe inspection in Delray Beach, FL is no different. It’s a service where we can thoroughly inspect your pipes, inside and out, and tell you what might need to be done in order to keep your plumbing system in good shape.

This blog post is going to focus on three main reasons why you might want to invest in this kind of service.

The first is that it’s an affordable way to see the inside of your pipes and investigate clogs. The second is that your pipes might be constructed from outdated materials and need replacement. The third is that it’s simply more affordable to start with.

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One Major Plumbing Tip for New Home Buyers

Monday, June 20th, 2022

Have you found a home that fits your budget and that seems to be everything you want? That’s great! But there’s just one small problem–you’re not a plumbing expert, and before you pay for a home inspection, you’d like to get a general idea on how good the plumbing system is.

This can be tricky, since only plumbers have the tool and expertise to really be able to get your home evaluated and plumbing problems properly addressed. However, we can help with one blog topic today. We want to talk about spotting an over-engineered plumbing system in a prospective house that you’re trying to buy.

Plumbing systems are supposed to look sleek and elegant while performing a very valuable function. If you notice strange things throughout your new home’s plumbing in West Palm Beach, FL, then you should call us for support. We can fix these problems, and we can even evaluate your new home’s plumbing system!

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A Handy Plumbing Glossary

Monday, January 3rd, 2022

One of the hardest aspects of being a homeowner these days is the sheer amount of materials, processes, and equipment that are required for certain tasks. Whether you’d like to prevent a drain clog, or simply evaluate the price of work, you’re quickly going to get lost as you encounter some huge roadblocks that are impossible to ignore. We’d like to help you out in two specific ways today.

The first way we want to help is by ensuring you that our team can take care of everything at an affordable rate. We provide expert plumbing in West Palm Beach, FL and we’ll always get the job done right, with the right equipment and materials to your specification.

The other way we can help today is by providing you with a handy glossary of terms that you might want to know when investing in plumbing work locally.

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Why Should Your Tiny Leak Be Plugged?

Monday, December 20th, 2021

After a seriously hectic year, you’ve discovered a small dripping leak in your basement. So, you appropriately grabbed the bucket and towel, and set up a little station to catch the water. As long as you empty this bucket out every day, you should be fine for the foreseeable future, right? After all, you’re just waiting until after the holidays to get it replaced!

Well, this might not be as sound of a strategy as you think it is. Leaks are leaks, and no matter how small they are, they still pose some serious problems that you might want to be prepared for if you’re waiting on calling for professional plumbing in West Palm Beach, FL.

Today, we want to look at some of the issues that might come with a small basement leak, and why the earlier you call for professional service, the better!

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What’s Causing Your Drain to Clog?

Monday, November 8th, 2021

It’s nearing the holiday season this year, which means that more people are potentially going to be using your home’s drains. That’s not a bad thing, actually, it’s exactly what they’re designed for! As long as everyone does their part and doesn’t flush anything they shouldn’t down the drain, you should be perfectly fine, right? Well, that’s the best-case scenario.

Unfortunately, there are a lot of things that can clog a drain, most of which are materials that homeowners don’t even know their drains can’t handle. As experts of plumbing in Lake Worth, FL, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to give you a bit of a PSA before the Thanksgiving season to talk about some ways to identify the culprits of a clogged drain.

Don’t worry, we’ll even go further to talk about some solutions that can help deal with these clogging materials. Keep reading to learn more!

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PVC or Copper: Our Guide to Pipe Replacement

Monday, October 11th, 2021

It’s time to roll up those sleeves and get to work. Maybe you’ve finally saved up enough money to replace those galvanized steel pipes in your basement, or perhaps you’re purchasing a new home that’s got some plumbing pipes that aren’t very reliable. Your first stop on this plumbing journey is understanding the different types of materials we use for pipes. Gone are the days of lead pipes and galvanized steel, and now we’re huge proponents of copper piping and PVC.

Don’t worry, we don’t expect you to know much about these materials. You might be able to recollect what PVC or copper look like, but when it comes to plumbing in West Palm Beach, FL, many homeowners don’t know why we use these materials so much.

Well, let’s talk about the benefits of each material and point you in the right direction for your next pipe replacement.

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5 Reasons to Upgrade Your Plumbing

Monday, August 16th, 2021

There are several reasons to upgrade your plumbing, but there are also several reasons why homeowners refrain from doing so. The cost is usually the biggest roadblock that keeps people from looking at new toilets or tubs, as well as the intensive process and the time it takes. You’re probably not too fond of people spending hours working on installing a new system in your bathroom if it’s not completely necessary, right?

Well, we’d like to start off by reassuring you. Upgrading your plumbing in Port St. Lucie, FL doesn’t have to take hours and it definitely doesn’t have to cost that much. The initial cost can be a hefty price tag for sure, but depending on the efficiency of your new toilet or showerhead, you might see savings that offset the cost.

Now that we’ve got your interest, let’s talk about why upgrading your plumbing can be a great idea!

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Four Basic Upgrades for Your Bathroom Plumbing

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

People use a lot of water in the bathrooms. This may make it seem quite difficult to save or conserve water. However, new and better plumbing upgrades are available in the market that can allow you to save water and cut down utility bills.

In this blog, we look at several ways to upgrade your bathroom plumbing in Port St. Lucie, FL. These methods can not only cut down your utility costs but are also good for the environment.

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The Unforeseen Costs of a Water Leak

Monday, June 21st, 2021

Water leaks aren’t always how they’re depicted in television and media. We’ve all seen the old cartoons where a pipe starts gushing water and filling up the first floor of a whole home. While yes, there are gushing, major leaks that can be a devastating problem, but these are rare and often the easiest leaks to deal with. In those cases, you can just simply shut your water off, call a plumber, and clean up the mess.

One of the hard aspects of water leaks can be detecting them and dealing with minor leaks that might not feel like they need to be addressed immediately.

First of all, we’d like to tell you that our team of plumbers in Boynton Beach, FL are great to have on hand even when you’re not sure about the service you need. And secondly, let’s talk about some hidden costs of water leaks that you might not be aware of!

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