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The Importance of Backflow Prevention

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Today, we want to take a moment to discuss the importance of backflow prevention. Your plumbing system in general is one of the most important spaces in your home. It’s the backbone of your home health and your home efficiency. This is why it’s important to stay on top of your plumbing.

We’re experts in everything backflow prevention in Montgomery County, PA because we care about the quality of our work. We want to make sure you’re safe and always safe and sound in your home and we’ll do this through our work. 

What Is Backflow?

Let’s start off with a quick refresher in case you need one. Backflow is when water travels backward of its intended path. This might sound like something benign, but it’s actually a danger to the health of you and your family members because it can potentially reverse the flow of non-potable water and bring it into your home. In a perfect world, water is supposed to move directly from the municipal water supply to your home.

How does backflow occur, you ask? Backflow is caused by changes in your home’s water pressure. For example, you might experience a break in your main water line. When this happens, it creates a vacuum suction in the system that causes the water to “backflow” and probable contamination of your drinking water.

What’s Backflow Prevention?

Now, let’s get into backflow prevention. Backflow prevention is a device that’s designed to make sure that non-potable water doesn’t contaminate your home’s water supply. Our professionals will install this device at the cross-connections in your plumbing system. This is the best way to keep your entire home in top condition.

Don’t forget that every great backflow prevention installation job starts with backflow prevention testing. We can’t really prevent disaster without pinpointing exactly what you’re at risk of. This is why we make sure every single one of our professionals are highly trained, certified, and experienced. We want to make sure that you have the work you need.

The Importance of Professional Backflow Testing and Prevention

If there’s one thing you need to know for certain, it’s that professional backflow testing and prevention is something that should always be performed by a professional. Professional HVAC and plumbing work is always important, but it’s especially important when it comes to preventing trouble or keeping your home safe. We’re a team you can turn to for this work. We understand what it takes to provide you with quality prevention.

If you’re wondering why you can trust our team, it’s because we’re dedicated. We’ve worked in the area dating back to 2001. Throughout our time in the game, we’ve learned through experience. We’ve grown alongside our customers, learned from experience, and we strive to grow better with each job we perform. Make sure you come to us when you’re looking for quality work to make a difference in your home. 

Contact Platinum Plumbing & Heating, Inc. today to schedule an appointment with our professionals. 

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