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It is important for you to make sure your home is  properly protected with a functioning backflow prevention system.  Having  regular backflow testing on your home or office can prevent serious damage from occurring.  Many people think their home is protected from contaminated water and are unpleasantly surprised to find out when it’s not. That is why it is important to make sure your home properly protected from back flowing issues. To schedule your backflow testing and certification, dial (630) 230-1430 and we will send one of our backflow testing experts out to your home right away. If you would like to save money on your  backflow testing, be sure to use one of our our  plumbing coupons.

It is important to have a properly tuned backflow system in your home or office to prevent water contamination from entering your home. At Koehlinger Plumbing we have technicians specially trained to handle this testing for you.  To schedule an appointment for backflow testing in your home or office, call the experts at Koehlinger Plumbing. We will send one of our skilled technicians to your home right away.

 

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Types of backflow prevention devices

There are many types of backflow prevention systems available to protect your home or office. A Pressure vacuum breaker (PVB)  is by far the most common.  Many homes also use reduced pressure zone (RPZ) or a  double check assembly (DCA). At Koehlinger Plumbing, we carry many affordable and reliable Pressure Vacuum Breakers that are easy to maintain. Working with a reputable plumber can help you prevent a contamination issue from entering your home.  That’s why it’s important to have an experienced and licensed technician perform this service for you.

Backflow testing is important primarily for two reasons.  The first is contamination prevention caused by harmful contaminates from an infected area’s water supply.  Contamination can occur from a backflow incident.   The second reason backflow testing is so important is because herbicides, pesticides, and other chemicals to enter into the homes water system. These problems can have very serious health implications resulting from a faulty plumbing system. That’s why it is important for homeowners to have regular testing done in their homes. Many states even require annual backflow testing.

Before starting a backflow testing procedure, the first thing your testing technician will do is shut off the building’s water supply. After shutting the water supply off, we will determine the protection device installed, we will check the valves to make sure your backflow testing device is working properly. We will test the directional flow to ensure water is continuously flowing properly and in the right direction. Additionally we will test the system and remove any unwanted debris. We will then hook up a test kit to ensure your system is working properly and make sure there is no chance of backflow into your home or office.

If you would like us to protect your home from toxic and harmful backflow issues, call us today at (630) 230-1430.