Admiral Plumbing Services Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Plumbing’

How Much Does a Water Leak Cost?

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

We talk about leaks often on this blog, but we rarely ever get into the specifics of how much they cost. Depending on where you live and your municipality, a water leak can cost a different amount of money. That being said, they’re always costs that can be avoided, and they tend to hurt the environment just as much as your wallet.

Summer is a time of conserving water usage. When leaks occur, there can be tens to hundreds of gallons of water in your home being wasted every day. Homeowners out there who are concerned about wasting water through their water leaks should contact a plumber in Port St. Lucie, FL.

Want to know just how bad a water leak can be in your home? Keep reading as we get into some numbers.

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Yes, Your Tankless Water Heater Needs Maintenance Too!

Monday, July 20th, 2020

What do you think of when someone says the word maintenance? Do you think of taking your car to the mechanic? Perhaps you think of some other piece of heavy machinery that you use regularly, or your plumbing in Port St. Lucie, FL? Not many people think of their water heater and maintenance together. That’s what we’re hoping to change today.

Water heaters are vital to our lives. You might not think about it much—but there are a ton of things you’d be missing if you didn’t have a correctly working hot water heater. From hot showers to cleaner dishes, we owe much of our comfortable lives to these machines. It only makes sense to provide sensible maintenance by a professional on a yearly basis to keep them in pristine condition.

Keep reading as we shed light on the benefits of water heater maintenance.

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3 Signs of a Leak

Monday, July 6th, 2020

Plumbing leaks are pretty disastrous. This isn’t just because they occur when you least expect them, or can spray all over your property making things more expensive to clean up. The biggest reason why leaks can be so catastrophic is that they can happen right under your nose without you being able to detect them.

Detecting a leak is the most important aspect of leak fixing services. Only once a leak is detected can you work on having a solution set up, like repiping services, or installing a water softener in Stuart, FL if the issue is due to hard water.

Let’s talk a bit about how to detect a mischievous water leak and the steps you can take to deal with them. We promise that you can always have these problems dealt with by calling the professionals on our team today.

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Tips to Take Care of Your Sewer Line

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

Sewers are one of those home systems that we’d rather leave alone and not concern ourselves with unless we have to. For sewers, it’s all about treating problems at their source, and the source of everything that goes wrong with your home sewer system is the drain. Think about it, everything that ever gets into your sewer, starts in your drain and has to travel through your plumbing.

Any plumber in Boynton Beach, FL will tell you that you’ve got to keep your drains clear in order to have a healthy sewer system that doesn’t need too much work throughout its lifetime. What they fail to mention are the various services that can help you reach this goal. From pipe inspection to sewer cleaning services, you can actively play a role in keeping your sewer in good shape for years to come.

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Water Heater Maintenance FAQ: What You Can Do

Monday, June 8th, 2020

When a team of professionals tells you that your water heater is on its last legs, you should probably listen. That being said, water heaters last for a considerably long time, over a decade in the best cases, so you’ve got to look beyond the bad news and look at how a water heater gets to such a bad state. Water heaters require maintenance, long term care for their lives so that it can provide hot water to your home while consuming as little energy as possible.

As your neighborhood plumbers, we’ve got a few tips that could help better the efficiency and efficacy of your water heater. Professional plumbing in Boynton Beach, FL is required if you notice anything wrong, and the earlier you let a professional know about problems, or schedule maintenance, the better of you’ll be. So, let’s talk about some ways you can extend the lifespan of your water heater.

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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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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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Pipe Relining or Replacement: Which Will You Need?

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

Hearing that you need pipework can be pretty devastating news for many homeowners. Pipes that connect to your main water line especially, can be located deep underground beneath your lawn, which means a replacement would require hours of digging up your precious land and ruining your garden.

However, in recent years technology has developed to the point where we can reline a broken pipe with a lining that doesn’t require digging up your land or disrupting your life immensely. This process saves money, time, and keeps your property intact. This process also, unfortunately, can only save your pipes in certain situations. Some homeowners might need pipe replacements and no relining will be able to help them.

So, when it comes to pipe plumbing in Boynton Beach, FL, how can you tell if your pipe will benefit from relining or if you need the standard pipe replacement work done?

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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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