Licensed Plumbing Experts Langley
Is your home plagued by drains that flow out and not in? You could be experiencing backflow. Backflow occurs when your home’s plumbing flows in the wrong direction. If your home is plagued by backflow, your water could be contaminated by toxic agents. Many homeowners are not aware of the importance of properly maintaining their backflow prevention devices. Regular testing and repair of these components could save you hundreds of dollars down the road.
Causes of Backflow
Back pressure and back siphonage cause backflow. Back pressure occurs when the water going into your home has a lower pressure than the water that is already in your plumbing. Back siphonage occurs when the water going into your home has a higher pressure than the water that is already in your plumbing system. Either issue results in your water running the wrong way throughout your plumbing system and contaminating your water with toxic agents from your toilet, shower, garburator, and more.
Backflow Prevention Device Testing & Repair Services
In order to prevent backflow, it is recommended that all of your home’s backflow prevention devices are examined yearly. Our licensed plumbers can examine these devices and perform any repairs necessary to keep your home flowing smoothly.
If the following are draining out and not in you may need help from a plumber:
- Faucets with Hose Attachments
- Lawn Irrigation Systems
Don’t wait until you have an emergency to address your backflow prevention device problems. However, if you do experience an emergency, our professionals are available 24/7 to get your home back on track with emergency plumbing repair services.