Commercial backflow prevention testing in Sydney involves checking a building’s plumbing system to ensure it is functioning correctly. This testing is essential to help identify potential problems with the plumbing system and prevent them from malfunctioning and costly repairs. If a plumbing system issue is identified early, it can often be fixed before it turns into an expensive repair.
To avoid any health hazards as a business owner, timely commercial backflow testing is an absolute must. Contaminated water backing up into the plumbing system can cause serious illness.
And this is when our expert professionals can come to your rescue. In addition to examining your containment backflow prevention device, we can also assess the installation of the other zone and individual backflow devices on your property. Our team of plumbers specializing in backflow is extensively trained to install, maintain, and test backflow prevention devices, and we serve customers across Australia. So, get in touch with us today, and let our commercial plumbers in Sydney take care of your backflow testing.
What Causes Backflow In Commercial Properties?
Backflow in commercial properties mainly occurs because of backpressure, back siphonage, or a combination of the two. Backpressure can be caused by something like a fire hydrant being opened, which creates a surge of water that can push contaminants back into the water supply.
On the other hand, back siphonage can be caused by a broken pipe, allowing contaminated water to flow backwards and into the water supply. And a combination of backpressure and back siphonage is the most common cause of backflow.
Apart from that, improper installation of pipes can result in backflow. Likewise, the pipes getting blocked by debris and unwanted sediments can also lead to backflow.
As you can see, none of these is good. We recommend contacting our 24/7 emergency plumbers as soon as possible!
How Can We Fix The Issue?
On booking an appointment with us, our trained plumbers will visit your property and first check the condition of your pipes using various tools and techniques, including pressure gauges, flow metres, and other specialised equipment.
Depending on the condition of the pipes, they may install a check valve to help regulate the water pressure and prevent backflows. Or, they might use a backflow prevention assembly that will prevent contaminated water from entering the drinking water supply.
You can book our annual or biannual service for regular plumbing maintenance to reduce the chances of backflows. And you can rest assured that we are entirely transparent with our pricing so that you pay only for the services availed with no hidden costs.