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Backflow Preventer Installation Near Fort Myers, FL

Backflow is among the most serious issues a plumbing system can experience, yet most people know little about it. Lee County Plumbing has the expertise and equipment to ensure your property is protected from this critical threat in Fort Myers, North Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Lehigh Acres, FL, and the surrounding areas. When you choose our plumbers for your backflow prevention needs, you can trust that your comfort and safety are always at the forefront.

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Your Complete Guide to Backflow Prevention

In a typical plumbing system, water is designed to flow only one way. Clean water normally enters the system and flows through fixtures and other connected appliances. The resulting wastewater is then collected and removed through a separate part of the system. In certain situations, however, this flow of water can become reversed.

This condition, known as backflow, usually happens when there's a pressure imbalance within your plumbing system. It causes wastewater to flow back into your system, potentially exposing you to dangerous bacteria and other contaminants. To prevent this from happening, many plumbing systems are equipped with a backflow prevention device. Once installed, backflow preventers employ check valves to safely stop water from flowing in the wrong direction. We also offer free water quality testing to ensure your home or business has clean and safe running water.

Are You at Risk of Backflow?

The idea of being exposed to contaminated water is certainly unsettling. Fortunately, not every property is at risk of experiencing a backflow event. Many residential plumbing systems keep their water supply and wastewater systems entirely separate, eliminating the possibility of cross-contamination. However, a backflow preventer may still be necessary for homes with large boilers, lawn sprinklers, or fire suppression systems.

For commercial properties, backflow prevention devices are generally required by law. Commercial plumbing systems are at greater risk for a variety of reasons. With larger networks, greater demand, more volatile usage patterns, and pressure fluctuations are more common and more extreme. Backflow prevention is particularly critical for multi-family dwellings, restaurants, and other properties that utilize high volumes of water.

Cost-Effective Backflow Prevention Solutions

With Lee County Plumbing, backflow prevention has never been simpler. We carry and install proven backflow prevention devices to help protect any residential or commercial property. We will also evaluate your plumbing system to determine whether a backflow preventer is necessary. Additionally, we're certified to conduct backflow prevention tests as required by law.

Since 2010, our goal has always been to help you find the most cost-effective solutions. We offer flat-rate pricing, 24/7 emergency plumber response services, and a total satisfaction guarantee. To further reduce the risk of backflow, we also perform pipe cleaning and camera inspection services. We even install and service hot water recirculation check valves and backflow preventers for outdoor hose faucets.

Considering the danger that contaminated water can pose, backflow prevention is something you simply can't afford to ignore. Give us a call at 239-363-6816 to save on backflow prevention services you can trust!

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