Service King Plumbing & HVAC Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Backflow Prevention’

Why You Need Backflow Prevention Maintenance

Monday, October 17th, 2016

You may or may not know that your home is equipped with a backflow prevention device. Nevertheless, it likely is. Backflow is a common problem that can cause a huge headache for homeowners, which is why pretty much all new homes are constructed with a backflow prevention device installed in their sewer line. These are not systems that can be ignored, though, you’re going to need to have your backflow prevention device checked at least once a year if you want it to continue working properly. Read on for more information. (more…)

Why You Need Backflow Prevention

Monday, December 28th, 2015

Have you ever been halfway through a shower and found yourself standing in tepid, foul-smelling water? That is the result of backflow, which is a very common and serious threat to your plumbing system. Backflow is such a big issue that many cities mandate that all homes have backflow prevention devices in place. If you don’t yet have a backflow prevention device installed in your house, read on to find out why you should. (more…)