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Backflow Testing & Prevention

Backflow is a potentially dangerous problem that can make your water unsafe for your family to drink and bathe in. Unfortunately, determining whether you have a backflow problem in your system can be difficult without help. So, if you are concerned about backflow in your system, Dependable Service Plumbing & Air is here to help. Call us to schedule backflow testing and prevention today.

What is backflow?

Thus, backflow is a problem that occurs when the flow of water in the pipes is reversed. This can allow contaminants to enter the water you use, which could make you or other members of your family sick.

Many different situations can cause backflow. Some of the most common causes of this problem include:

  • Have a water system supplied by a well
  • Line flushing
  • Firefighting
  • Breaks in city water line
  • Problems with water hoses
  • Toilet flush valves without an anti-siphon device
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WHEN SHOULD I TEST FOR BACKFLOW?

In general, it is best to have your system tested for problems with backflow at least once each year. You should also test for backflow if you notice any of the following issues:

  • Water appears cloudy or discolored
  • Visible leaks in backflow assembly or discharge
  • Any other problems with your existing backflow prevention system

HOW CAN DEPENDABLE SERVICE PLUMBING & AIR HELP IN MYRTLE BEACH, SC

Here at Dependable Service Plumbing & Air of Myrtle Beach, we are a Christian company. We believe in treating every client with respect, humility and honesty. We also offer up-front pricing and 24-hour emergency service to all of our clients.

If you think you may have a problem with backflow, please contact Dependable Service Plumbing & Air today to schedule a service call with one of our certified backflow technicians. Dependable Service Plumbing & Air’s professional backflow technicians that can perform tests to determine whether a backflow issue exists. We can also help you resolve the problem and prevent it from recurring in the future.

customer review

“Senior technician, Joe Anderson, made plumbing repairs to an upstairs bathtub to seal leaks from flooding through kitchen ceiling downstairs. This has been an ongoing serious daily problem in this apartment since April 2015. Mr. Anderson was the first person to have a camera system with him to assess areas where water was accessing kitchen ceiling. He explained in detail what he did and what he found wrong. Water had been flowing from next door apartment whenever they used their shower for over a year now. Mr. Anderson stated he needed to get permission from apartment management office in order to proceed to correct issues in next door apartment. Management has not allowed that access yet. He also noted that a single shower curtain in the apartment next door was on the outside of that tub and felt that could be creating some of the flooding issues. Thank you Mr. Anderson for being my angel and making these repairs.” –- Lyda G.