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Service Throughout St. Louis County and St. Charles County, Since 1991

Service Throughout St. Louis County and St. Charles County, Since 1991

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Backflow Prevention and Testing Services in St. Louis and Surrounding Areas

Backflow is a common problem that numerous St. Louis and surrounding areas businesses need to deal with. It entails contaminated, non-potable water traveling into distribution pipes carrying potable water, which should give you an idea of how serious the issue is. Changes in pressure in the pipes, cross connections between different types of pipes and similar issues can all lead to backflow, and while it’s most common in commercial sites, it can also appear in residential plumbing systems as well.

The trained team at Performance Plumbing has all of the skills and experience you need to handle backflow testing and the installation of backflow prevention devices in your home or workplace. That includes a thorough examination of your system and recommendations on the best way to proceed, as well as quality installation, repair and maintenance services whenever you need us. Contact our team today to learn more.

It Starts With Backflow Testing

Before you can treat the issue of backflow, you need to know which parts of your system are vulnerable and at which points backflow has occurred in the past. That requires technical backflow testing, designed to deal with such issues as pressure in the pipes, the existence of cross connections and the flow rate of non–potable water.

Handling such issues requires the right equipment, as well as proper licensing and training. But with those in place, you can get a clear idea of the problem points in your plumbing system and develop a plan of action to address it. Our trained team has the skills and experience to perform proper backflow testing, which we apply to commercial and residential properties throughout the area!

Install a Backflow Preventer to Help Solve the Issue

Backflow prevention devices are ingenious ways to solve the problem, and operate on fairly simple principles. They detect the conditions that create backflow, such as shifts in the pressure in the pipe, and seal the valve to prevent contamination of potable water. After backflow testing, your technician should be able to pinpoint to spots in your system most conducive to a backflow preventer and install the system properly.

Here in St. Louis and surrounding areas, our team is on the job. We have trained experts in backflow preventers and can install them in your system swiftly and effectively to keep you protected no matter what. Contact us today and let us go over your options with you.

When Trouble Comes, We’ll Be There

Backflow prevention devices are sturdy and reliable, especially when installed by a proper technician. However, like any appliance, they can run into trouble from time to time, and when they do, you want the right service on your side to get the issue fixed the right way.

You should retain the services of a reliable company here in St. Louis and surrounding areas to perform routine maintenance and ensure that your backflow preventer is always working the way it should. We can also perform backflow testing from time to time to keep your system protected. Call us today to set up an appointment and discuss your options. We’ll set up a repair and maintenance plan that works for you!

Service Throughout St. Louis and St. Charles Counties, Since 1991