Categories for Backflow Repair

Tips for Preventing Backflow

February 11, 2022

The term backflow can strike fear into the heart of any homeowner, so knowing what backflow is and how to prevent it should be a priority for any property owner. Put succinctly, backflow is the reversing of any water in your pipes. If left unchecked, it can cause real problems that cost an awful lot of time and money—to say nothing of the stress and heartache. It’s such a serious concern because, not only can it make a mess, it can also create a health hazard. Potable water can be instantly contaminated by the sludge flowing back up the pipe,... View Article

What a Backflow Preventer Is, and Why You Need One

November 4, 2021

Backflow preventers aren’t always on the forefront of a property owner’s or facility manager’s mind, but they are an essential component of a plumbing system. Without it, you run the risk of unknowingly contaminating a city’s water supply, which could lead to serious problems for a lot of people. Here are the answers to some basic FAQs about backflow preventers and why you need one, like “What does a backflow preventer do?” What is a backflow preventer? Let’s start off with the basics of backflow prevention: What exactly is a backflow preventer? This is a device that keeps water flowing... View Article

How to Know It’s Time for Backflow Repair

June 18, 2021

Many homeowners have never seen or heard of a backflow device. This is because these devices are usually only found in commercial buildings, multi-family homes or single homes with irrigation systems. Often situated in part of your building’s water pipes, backflow devices are essential in preventing the contamination of drinking water. They do so by only allowing the water to flow in one direction. If there’s an issue with your backflow device, the water in your building may come out brown or yellow. Since discolored water is often a sign of contamination, it’s important to have your backflow device repaired... View Article

Backflow Preventers Are Key to Maintaining the Purity and Safety of a City’s Water Supply

January 22, 2021

Clean water is an essential resource for homes, businesses, public spaces, industrial facilities, agricultural properties and more, but a lot of people don’t know much about how city water supplies are kept clean and healthy. One of the most important pieces of equipment when it comes to water purity is the backflow preventer in Coweta County, GA. Backflow preventers are designed to keep water supplies free of contaminants and pollution. Keep reading to learn more about backflow preventers and how they work. What is a backflow preventer? A backflow preventer is a device that’s designed to prevent contamination of clean... View Article

Reasons Why Your Bathroom Smells Like Sulfur

October 21, 2020

Plumbing problems and bad odors tend to go hand in hand, especially when there’s an issue with the plumbing in a bathroom. One of the most common smells we encounter is one that’s similar to sulfur or sewage. This rotten-egg odor is typically the result of a buildup of hydrogen sulfide gas somewhere in your plumbing system. Unfortunately, fixing this smelly problem is a little more complex than just releasing trapped gas. Here’s what you need to know about that awful rotten-egg smell and how it relates to backflow repair in Coweta County, GA. Source of the smell The first... View Article

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