Admiral Plumbing Services Blog : Posts Tagged ‘West Palm Beach’

It’s Time to Invest in a Mesh Screen

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

Your drains need to be reliable throughout your whole home. If they’re constantly clogging up, it can drive homeowners to use them less and less, which is an obnoxious thing to deal with over time. So, how can we make your drains more reliable while allowing them to be used more consistently?

The answer is a mesh screen, or some kind of protection in the drain itself! Whether it’s a shower drain or the drain of your kitchen sink, it needs to be protected from materials that might enter the pipe system and cause damage down the line.

We’re not saying that this is a be-all-end-all solution to your plumbing woes, you’ll still need to call a plumber in West Palm Beach, FL for help eventually. But for now, this solution could be exactly what you’re looking for to improve the reliability of your drains. Let us explain how mesh screens work!

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Do You Have a Sewer Clog or Leak?

Monday, April 25th, 2022

Sewers really are the unseen champions of our homes. They work tirelessly to keep contaminants a safe distance from our water system, while also being convenient and out of sight. When you flush your toilet or take a shower, you take pride in the fact that your wastewater exits your home and enters a septic tank or sewage system that takes it away to be treated. That is one of the greatest things that we enjoy in the modern era, and we just want to take a second to be thankful for that.

Then, we’d like to talk to our customers about their sewer systems. If you’re less thankful and more frustrated with your backed up or malfunctioning sewer system, then you might be in need of our sewage pump services in West Palm Beach, FL. We want to talk about a few signs that might point you towards the need for professional support.

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How Hot Should Your Water Get?

Monday, January 17th, 2022

When you turn on the tap in your kitchen sink, how does it feel? Sure, unless you’ve got a state-of-the-art hot water system, it’s going to take a few seconds for the hot water to reach your tap, but then what? Does it make you yearn for more when it’s set as high as it can go? Or perhaps you’re comfortable with the amount of heat you get, only to see it diminish quite rapidly when filling up a pot or trying to do dishes?

These are the kinds of questions we’d like you to start asking yourself. The heat of your water is important because it can give us a clue as to the state of your water heater and your home comfort overall. We want homeowners to be vigilant when it comes to their water heaters in West Palm Beach, FL, so that we can help you achieve maximum comfort.

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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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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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3 Ways Your Water Heater Is At Risk!

Monday, July 19th, 2021

The water heater is one of the most important parts of your household, and, unfortunately, it is one of the most neglected appliances in most Florida homes. You should know that faulty water heaters are the top source of residential water damage in the country. Problems with your water heater are inconvenient, and water heaters in West Palm Beach, FL, can be very expensive to fix.

A ruptured or leaking water heater might not seem like it should be the top of your concerns, but it is the most common type of water heater system failure that homeowners in Florida can face. When was the last time you checked in on your water heater and scheduled maintenance or repairs for it?

This post will tell you about some of the most common ways your water heater is at risk to help you understand what you need to do before it is too late.

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It’s Time for a Water Heater Replacement

Monday, June 7th, 2021

Welcome to water heater week! Well, it’s not really an official holiday yet, but it should be! Every so often, homeowners should take note of their water heater. It’s important to investigate things like the quality of your water temperature, the quality of your water itself, if you’ve dealt with any leaks, and even the age of your water heating system. Problems with each of these can point to signs that you need to replace your water heater, especially if it’s getting old.

Water heater replacement services can sound daunting, especially because homeowners don’t want to toss out their old systems if they still have a few years of good service left. So, when do you know that it’s time to replace your water heater? We’ll answer that and more down below.

Just make sure you have a professional’s number on hand for any issues with your plumbing in West Palm Beach, FL.

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The Hidden Cost of a Kitchen Clog

Monday, May 24th, 2021

A kitchen clog might seem like a common occurrence, but we want you to think about this type of problem. When your kitchen sink’s drain clogs up, you could start doing things and changing your behavior in ways that cause you to spend more money. For instance, having a clogged kitchen drain means you’re less likely to cook and clean, so you might end up ordering take-out for the whole week while you debate calling a plumber.

There are lots of hidden costs behind skipping things like calling for a plumber in West Palm Beach, FL. You might think you’re making a good financial decision buying your own drain snake and getting to work after a week of having your drain clogged, but you might be spending more money in the long run.

Let’s talk about some of the hidden costs that come with avoiding professional plumbing services.

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3 Things to Remember About Your Water Heater

Monday, March 29th, 2021

Today, we’re talking about water heaters. You probably already know this, but your water heater is integral to your entire way of life. From hot showers, to laundry, to even doing the dishes after a holiday feast, you’re really not getting anywhere without your water heater. This is why it’s so important that we are honest with ourselves, and our prospective service technician about the state of our water heating system. The truth is that not many homeowners know the ins and outs of their water heating systems!

So, today we’re going to talk about some very important things in regards to water heaters. Water heaters in West Palm Beach need to be taken care of, and the more you know about your water heating system, the better off your’s will be.

Let’s talk about some very important things you should always remember about your water heater.

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