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Backflow Services

Backflow Testing, Repairs and Replacement in Memphis

Contact Smith’s Plumbing for Reliable Backflow Solutions

Backflow in your water system is a serious health hazard and must be controlled to prevent the spread of contamination from foul or soiled water in your fresh water supply. The plumbing professionals at Smith’s Plumbing Services can help you make sure that your home or office water supply is not being contaminated by offering backflow testing, replacement of backflow devices, and repairs to your plumbing system. We take pride in offering numerous plumbing services that our customers need, and that improve the quality of their lives, by way of maintaining a working, clean, efficient plumbing system in their homes and commercial buildings.

Understanding Backflow Risks & Prevention Methods

Backflow occurs when pressure from your clean water system reverses direction, essentially pulling dirty water that is contaminated with chemicals, fertilizers, dirt, and even human waste into the clean water. Backflow prevention devices are required at any cross-connection in your plumbing system, and they are meant to prevent this cross-contamination.

Backflow prevention devices can be simple or complex, based on the size of the system and where they are connected, as well as the purpose they serve. The main component is a “check valve” that prevents water from flowing backwards, regardless of pressure changes in the clean water system.

If you believe that your backflow prevention system is not working, our team can inspect and test for contamination as well as test the backflow prevention devices themselves. It is better to be safe than sorry when it comes to potentially mixing contaminated water into your clean water for drinking, bathing, and washing dishes and clothes.

Expert Backflow Device Repair & Replacement in Memphis

If we determine that your backflow device(s) needs repair or replacement, our team is equipped and trained to make repairs and replace the necessary parts to make sure that the system works correctly. Because of the complexity of some backflow assemblies, it is sometimes necessary to replace parts rather than repair them. If leaks are detected, or the device is old, it may be necessary to replace the entire unit. Our team will determine what is the best option for your system and keep you informed every step of the way so that every decision you make is well-informed.

Get Immediate Backflow Services in Memphis – Call Now!

Our team is happy to provide knowledgeable plumbing and backflow answers to your residential or commercial system questions, as well as upfront pricing so there are no surprises. We understand that sometimes issues arise when you least expect them, so we offer 24/7 emergency availability and same day services. With over 10 years in business, we are proud to say we are a long-standing member of the Memphis community and continue to provide trusted service with a friendly attitude.

What Are The Benefits of Regular Backflow Testing Services?

Backflow is the unwanted reversal of water flow in a plumbing system, which can contaminate the clean water supply. Regular backflow testing is crucial to ensure that your backflow prevention device is functioning properly and protecting your drinking water from potential contamination.

Benefits of regular backflow testing include:

  • Compliance with local regulations and codes
  • Protection of clean water supply from pollutants
  • Prevention of potential health hazards
  • Early detection of any issues with the backflow prevention device
  • Prolonging the lifespan of the backflow prevention device

Schedule Your Backflow Test Today with our customer service representatives at (901) 290-1110.

Commonly Asked Questions

What are the signs that my backflow prevention system may need repairs?

Some signs that your backflow prevention system may need repairs include low water pressure, discolored water, strange odors, or unusual noises in your plumbing system.

Are backflow prevention devices required for residential plumbing systems?

Yes, backflow prevention devices are required for residential plumbing systems to prevent the cross-contamination of clean water with contaminated water.

How often should backflow testing be performed in a residential property?

Backflow testing should be performed annually in residential properties to ensure the continued safety and functionality of the backflow prevention system.

What should I do if I suspect backflow contamination in my water supply?

If you suspect backflow contamination in your water supply, it is crucial to contact a professional plumbing service immediately to conduct an inspection and address any potential issues.

What are the potential health risks associated with backflow contamination?

Backflow contamination can pose serious health risks, potentially exposing individuals to harmful chemicals, bacteria, and other contaminants that may have entered the clean water supply.

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