Other Services We Provide
Akamai Plumbing, Inc. can provide you all the plumbing services you need. We have been committed to providing comprehensive plumbing and remodelings services for over 15 years in the San Diego County area to both residential and commercial customers. Please review our list of services offered, and contact us for any of the services listed. If there is something you need that is not listed, please reach out to us. We will do everything possible to accommodate your needs. Akamai Plumbing, Inc. looks forward to working with you.
There is more to hooking up a dishwasher than someone might understand. The proper holes need to be cut for the proper tubing where your hot water will enter and discharge from the dishwasher. A drain line will need to be connected to your regular sink drain with a side inlet. The measurements of this have to be exact in order to prevent water from leaking under your sink or on your floor. Once the plumbing aspect of the job is done, the electrical needs to be hooked up. Call a professional for all of your dishwasher hook up needs.
Whether you have a gas dryer or an electrical dryer, Akamai Plumbing, Inc. can install and connect it for you. It is extremely dangerous to be working around gas or electrical, therefore it is important to always hire a professional. It is necessary to make sure that you have the space required for the appliance you have chosen, including the extra space needed behind the dryer for venting. When hooking up your dryer, it is important that the floor is level in order for your machine to remain stable in its place. All hoses need to be in proper order, whether they are flexible hoses or not. These hoses need to be clamped into place properly in order for your dryer to work at its best capacity. Once the hoses and vents are properly connected, the dryer is plugged in, and should work properly.
There are many steps involved when hooking up your refrigeration unit, including the hoses, the manifold, and gauges. There are liquid lines and suction lines to be aware of as well. If the wrong hose or the wrong pressure is used it will create a catastrophe. A manifold gauge will tell you what your pressure and temperature is at on your system. Hiring a professional to not only install, but service your unit is of the utmost importance. Servicing your unit will save you money in the future. Let the professionals at Akamai Plumbing, Inc. do the work for you.
Gas Lines (Including BBQ/Fire Pit)
There's nothing better than enjoying an outdoor BBQ or Fire Pit. If not properly installed you could have a potential explosion. In order to install a gas BBQ or Fire Pit one needs to know what the local municipal codes are when installing a gas line to a BBQ or a Fire Pit. The work cannot be done without the proper permits, along with HOA recommendations if you live in an area involving HOA. These codes are put into place to not only protect yourself but your neighbors as well. The most important thing to have installed is a shut-off valve that you can easily reach in case of an emergency. We are here to provide you with the proper installation so that you and your family can enjoy your time during a BBQ or while sitting by your Fire Pit without any worries.
Leak and Line Location
Akamai Plumbing, Inc. has the tools and equipment necessary to locate your underground water lines and leaks. There are many reasons that contribute to a water leak. Tree roots are sometimes the culprit, where other times it is just the age of the pipe that was originally used. If copper pipe was used, it is know to corrode with time due to the mineral deposits within the ground where the line as originally installed. If you see water puddling in a specific area you more than likely have a leak within your water line. Other specifics that might detect a leak is a water bill that is higher than normal. Regardless of the situation, our technicians can provide you with the services needed to detect you leak and line locations.
Water Line Repairs or Re-Pipe Laundry Sink Installation
A water line with the smallest of holes can cause a flood within your home. You don't want to hesitate if you think you have a leak. It is best to call Akamai Plumbing, Inc. to come out and evaluate your situation. Whether you need a water line repair, or need to re-pipe a laundry sink, we can provide you with either service, and so much more. Installing a laundry sink makes it easier on the homeowner to have this convenience. In order for it to be installed properly, or re-piped, the pipes and the drain need to be placed properly from proper functionality. We are licensed to provide this service to you.
Can't afford marble or granite flooring, but want the same shine? Polishing concrete can give you a similar experience at a lesser price. Polished concrete is an alternative that many homeowners choose to give their floors that radiant shine. Akamai Plumbing, Inc. will cover all of your options during the consultation to make sure you have the best experience when making this decision. Polished concrete needs to be handled properly when cleaning, so you want to make sure the areas you are choosing to polish will work for your household. With a thorough consultation, we can help you answer these questions.
Concrete resurfacing is usually needed due to a number of factors. One of those factors is from mineral deposits making the concrete look old and worn out. If affects the curb appeal to your home. We have the tools and experience to save you money by providing you with a concrete overlay surface, rather than replacing the entire concrete slab. As long as the concrete is not cracked completely we can resurface it giving it an extreme new look. You will be amazed at the results.
Concrete is usually dull, however with today's technology color can now be added to your concrete surfaces by using dyes. The choices of colored dyes is unlimited. Another term for this is decorative concrete. Do not confuse dying your concrete with staining it. If you stain concrete there is a chemical reaction, however with a dye, there is no chemical reaction. Dyes will not cover the blemishes within the concrete, however it can help increase the modification of your flooring. You will be the envy of the neighborhood with this added beauty to your concrete.
Installing a toilet or a bidet should be done by a professional. An unstable toilet will rock when you sit on it and can create future problems. Whether you are installing a new one, or replacing an old one it's necessary to have the proper measurements on where to place it from the wall. Also, we will make sure the proper bolts are used to prevent corrosion. Installing a bidet is similar to a toilet with just a few minor changes. Not all homes have bidets, but they are a definite asset to any home. Hire a professional to install or replace your toilets or bidet.
Tub and Shower Replacement (Options Include Tile, Cultured Stone and Fiberglass)
Is your bathroom outdated? Akamai Plumbing, Inc. is here to make your bathroom look new again with a new tub and shower replacement. The options surrounding your tub or shower could include tile, cultured stone, or fiberglass. Pre-made fiberglass kits come in a variety of options, which included a curved three piece bathtub set to a corner shower wall piece. The fiberglass options come with build in shelving if you choose. We can create a more elegant look for you by using tile or cultured stone. Tile and stone come in all shapes, sizes, thickness, and colors. If you can dream it, we can do it.
Choosing the proper shower door will help enhance the beauty of your shower and tub surrounding. There are several different types of shower doors, including sliding glass doors, frameless sliding doors, and pivot shower doors. Sliding glass doors are the most common, however installing a frameless door or a pivot shower door gives your bathroom a unique and elegant look. All types of shower doors come in various shapes, sizes, and styles, allowing you many options to choose from.
What shower valves to use are determined on if you have a shower, or a bath/shower combo. Different elements are needed depending on your needs. Do you need multiple values for different temperatures? Do you want your valves to match your faucets that are in your bathroom? Different types of valves include pressure balance valves, thermostatic valves, and thermostatic digital valves. The flow rates of these different valves is 5.0 gpm up to 21.0 gpm. Each component helps adjust the flow on shower head or your hand shower. Whatever your needs are, we are here to accommodate you.
Over the years, the choices of faucets and fixtures is surmountable. Whatever choice you make we are here to install it or replace your faucet fixtures for you. There are deck mount faucets, some with a gooseneck spout, some without, wall mounted faucets, kitchen faucets with arched spouts and straight spouts, waterfall bathtub spouts, not to mention the shower fixtures as well. There are many finish options to choose from for your faucet fixtures. We are here to help you choose what with match best with your kitchen or bathroom needs.
Installing or replacing a garbage disposal can seem intimidating. It is if you are not sure what to do, therefore the technicians at Akamai Plumbing, Inc. are here to provide this service for you. Let us save you the frustration of deciding which disposal is best for you. With the proper consultation, we will have the answers you are looking for. Perhaps the wrong food was put in your garbage disposal and you have a simple jam. Due to the sharp blades within the disposal it is wise not to try and fix this yourself as you can easily injure yourself. Whether it is a repair, a replacement, or a new installation, Akamai Plumbing, Inc. is the company to call for all your garbage disposal needs.
A water filtration system will remove contaminants from you water either through a biological process or a chemical process. Each water filtration system uses a filter that absorbs these substances that you do not want in your water. There are many filters to choose from including screen filters, cloth filters, carbon filters, and ceramic filters. Some filters require more than one mechanism. These filters come in many different sizes, so having a professional to handle this service for you will benefit you in the long run. Let us help you understand what system would work best for your home.
Commercial Water Heaters
Throughout the years the choices of commercial water heaters have improved. Your choices used to be gas or electric, but now there are tankless, and oil commercial water heaters, as well as solar and multi-fuel. Our focus is on gas, electric, and tankless. Choosing the proper commercial water heater will be determined by your needs. You want to make sure your water heater is large enough for your needs, however you want to make sure you are not spending money that you don't need to. Our advice to you is to work with an expert such as Akamai Plumbing, Inc. for all of your commercial water heater needs, and let us answer the questions you might have before spending too much money on a unit.
Tankless Water Heaters
It's hard to imagine that the first tankless water heater was actually invented in 1889. Many people still have not heard of them, but we are here to educate you should you prefer to convert to a tankless water heater. Tankless water heaters do not maintain water internally with the exception of a small amount in the heater coil. A tankless water heater comes in either gas or electric. The water will distribute through the heat exchanger that is usually made out of copper, and then heated either through gas or electric. Tankless water heaters will cost extra money in the beginning, but over time will save you money as they are less costly to operate.
Residential Water Heaters
When needing to install or replace a residential water heater, there are hundreds of options to choose from. You and your family know what your needs are, therefore it is always wise to consult with a professional regarding your residential water heater. Is your water heater out of date and you want to replace it with a good efficient water heater that will save you energy and money over the years? Are you going to need a gas or electric water heater? Depending on the number of individuals in your home, as well as the size of your home will determine what size of a water heater you will need. For your best options, give Akamai Plumbing, Inc. a call and let us help you decide.