What is a backflow test?
Backflow testing annually helps ensure that only clean and potable water is flowing through your plumbing into your home or business.
There are a number of different types of backflow prevention devices used. Sprinkler Genius’s LICENSED backflow experts are familiar with all kinds of backflow prevention devices. No matter what type of device your home or business has installed, we can handle all of your backflow testing, maintenance, repair and replacement needs.
Who needs a backflow test?
All commercial and many residential sprinkler systems need their backflow device tested annually. Testing helps ensure that only clean, potable water is flowing through your plumbing into your home or business. Most Texas businesses are required by the state to have an up to date backflow prevention devices installed.
Commercial property in Texas should have an annual backflow test conducted by our trained and certified backflow testing experts.
It’s also a good idea for residential homes to periodically have the backflow device conducted. This is especially true of older homes which often do not have an adequate backflow prevention device installed.
In many cases, the Water and Sewer Department will contact you and require you to have your backflow tested. This isn’t cause for alarm. Backflow testing is a routine procedure which is designed to make sure that no contaminated water is entering your water supply from outside sources. If you are required to have your backflow testing conducted, contact Sprinkler Genius ‘s certified backflow testing experts.
In most cases, Sprinkler Genius can conduct your backflow testing in 15-20 minutes. If problems are detected, we have the equipment and material on hand to handle most simple backflow maintenance, problems and repairs. If you need a new backflow prevention device installed, either to replace a defective one or because one was never installed (usually this is only the case for older construction), we can handle that, too.
Backflow testing is not a job for do-it-yourselfers. When you need this test, it must be conducted by someone who is trained and certified in your area. If you live in North Texas, Sprinkler Genius offers the best, most qualified, licensed professionals to handle your backflow testing, certification, maintenance and repair needs.
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