How Can Backflow Be Avoided?

A number of simple devices are available that ensure that water can only pass through a pipeline the correct direction.

  • Reduced Pressure Backflow Preventer: A reduced pressure backflow preventer is used to protect water supplies from contamination by controlling the pressure and directing the water flow.
  • Non-Return Valve: A non-return valve when properly fitted ensures that water flows through a pipe in the correct direction, where pressure conditions may otherwise cause reversed flow.

Why Do Backflow Preventers Have To Be Tested?

Mechanical backflow preventers have an internal seal, springs, and many moving parts. Like any tool of this nature fouling, wear, and breaks are possible. Not only are these systems subject to damage but they can also be bypassed. It is necessary to insure they are functioning properly. Sometimes a visual check will do, but all mechanical backflow preventers have to be tested with specialized, properly calibrated equipment. Perry Plumbing Heating & Air has the equipment and prevention expertise to handle your backflow issues.

Emergency Repairs

Gas line repair emergencies always require a professional plumber and a plumbing permit. You should never attempt to repair a gas line yourself. You should always call 911 if you suspect a gas leak and leave the building. With over 20 years of local plumbing experience, Perry Plumbing Heating & Air is the local plumbing expert that can get your gas turned back on sooner!

Gas Line Installation

We also offer gas line installation for almost any gas appliance. This includes gas line installation for gas stoves, cook tops, barbecues, hot tub & pool heaters, water heaters, fireplaces, console heaters, clothes dryers, boilers, furnaces, and remodeling projects. Our qualified technicians fully understand gas line installation for restaurant equipment and other commercial grade appliances. Gas line repair is something that needs to be resolved quickly.

Perry Plumbing Heating & Air is the right choice for commercial/residential gas line installation and repair from start to finish.

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