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Backflow Preventer Test, Repair, and Installation

Installation of a non-return valve

Check valve protects buildings from stagnant water from sewage and wastewater pipes. For some types of buildings, the presence of such elements is mandatory. In high-rise buildings, backwater valve installation helps protect the apartment from flooding. For example, if there was a clog in the house, you do not know about it at once, and the tenants will continue to use the sewer. As a result, the sewage will come out on the lower floor. To prevent this situation, you should mount a detail.

Principle of operation

During operation, the valve opens and closes under water pressure. With the flow from above, the element opens and closes from below. Therefore, the backwater valve installation detail does not allow wastewater to rise back up in the pipe.

The device unit is made of plastic or metal. There are two spigots – receiving and releasing inside the element. There is a shutoff valve inside the valve, which closes the water in case of a breakthrough. Mainline backwater valve installation is carried out in any position. The main thing is that the arrow coincides with the flow of wastewater.

When is installation required?

Every year the climate changes not for the better. In some areas, it gets drier, and in others, it rains. Sewer main drains become clogged with debris, and storm drains fail to do their job. Utilities, for a variety of reasons, do not have time to clean the drains. You can protect your property by installing a special valve.

Water comes to the bottom point: the basement, garage, or cellar. You require the installation of a valve to prevent waterlogging. A trench of up to 3 feet is dug to install the element. Our company’s specialists can help remedy the situation if the valve has not been installed.

Flooding often occurs after heavy precipitation and melting snow, as the system fails to cope with the water diversion. To remedy the situation will help with backwater valve installation outside, preventing the reverse flow of the liquid.

You should note that insurance companies do not cover damage from flooding sewage, so you should think about your home safety. The valve can be installed on all types of buildings.

You can order check valve installation services from POM Plumbing Inc by phone or online. The team consists of professional technicians who can handle the task regardless of the complexity of the construction.

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