Keep your family’s drinking water safe with backflow device repair from Prime Plumbing!
Your backflow device serves an important purpose in your plumbing system. It works to maintain proper pipe pressure to prevent wastewater or water from systems with stored water, such as irrigation systems, boilers, and fire suppression systems, from backflowing into your water supply.
Backflow is most common during power outages, water leaks, and hydrant drains when the pressure within your plumbing system drops rapidly. It is also a serious problem that can contaminate your home’s drinking water.
If you suspect an issue your backflow device, it’s vital to have it repaired by a qualified service professional. At Prime Plumbing, we have years of experience repairing all manner of plumbing problems in Laurel, MD. Our team is licensed, insured, and has the tools to get the job done quickly and efficiently. Call or schedule an appointment today.
Professional Backflow Device Maintenance and Repair
While there are many types of backflow devices, they all require similar maintenance. Your backflow device should be inspected annually. In Maryland, it’s important to note that backflow device installation is required on all new homes and businesses, as well as those that have been renovated or that have an irrigation system. Inspection is also mandatory by law.
Beyond inspection, some systems also need to be cleaned or rebuilt on occasion, while others need to be replaced every few years. Whatever is necessary to keep your backflow device working at peak performance, our professional team at Prime Plumbing has your needs covered. We’re among the top backflow device maintenance and repair companies in the Laurel area.
How to Know You Need Backflow Device Repair
One of the most obvious signs of a possible backflow problem is that the water flowing out of your tap is discolored–for example, yellow or brown–or has a bad taste or smell. You may also notice visible rust particles or sediment in the water.
Slow or interrupted water flow, slow draining, or increased water level in some drains and decreased in others–such as water rising in your toilet bowl as you use the sink–is another common symptom of a backflow device problem.
If you notice signs that there may be a risk of backflow or contamination in your water, treat it as an emergency. Do not attempt to fix the problem yourself and do not delay calling a professional—let Prime Plumbing be that professional.
We will promptly answer your call 24 hours a day and send a qualified backflow technician to assess the situation and advise you on what should be done. In the meantime, do not drink or otherwise use the potentially contaminated water under any circumstances.
Why Choose Prime Plumbing?
At Prime Plumbing, we have an experienced team of licensed, trained, and highly experienced plumbers ready to provide backflow device maintenance and repair in the Laurel area. We always provide upfront, transparent, and reasonable pricing. Our technicians will work quickly and efficiently to repair or replace your backflow device when necessary.
No matter what hour of the day you notice you have a backflow emergency—or any plumbing emergency for that matter—we are available around the clock to attend to your problem. We care about our customers and consider clean, safe drinking water a necessity.
Superior service, professional and courteous treatment, and fast response times—that’s what you can count on when you choose Prime Plumbing. For backflow device testing, maintenance, repair, or replacement in Laurel, MD, don’t hesitate to call us at (443) 741-1129.