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27 May

Backflow Prevention: prevent basement flooding in your Boston home

Protecting your Boston home from a flooded basement should be a top priority for any homeowner. Backflow prevention is an essential measure that can help stop sewage backup, water damage and costly repairs. Don’t know where to start or even know if your home has backflow prevention, contact Plumbers 911 Boston now. One of their affiliated contractors would be happy to visit your home and review all options with you.

Backflow prevention is an investment that can save you money in the long run—read more to decide if install backflow prevention measures in your home is a good decision.

What is backflow, and why does it happen?

Backflow occurs when wastewater flows back into your home’s plumbing system. It happens when there is a change in the water supply pressure, which causes sewage or contaminated water to flow in the option direction and into your home. This can cause significant damage to your home’s plumbing system and even result in a flooded basement.

There are several reasons why backflow may occur, such as a burst pipe, a sudden drop in water pressure or a clogged sewer line. By installing backflow prevention measures, you can protect your home from these potential hazards.

The benefits of backflow prevention

One of the main benefits of backflow prevention is it can prevent a flooded basement. This can save you money on costly repairs and water damage restoration. Additionally, backflow prevention can help protect the health and safety of your family by preventing contaminated water from entering your home.

Backflow prevention measures are also required by law in many areas. Failure to do so can result in fines and legal action. By taking the necessary steps to prevent backflow, you can ensure your home is up to code and compliant with local regulations.

Backflow prevention options

Several backflow prevention options are available for Boston homeowners, including backflow preventers and check valves. Backflow preventers stop water from flowing back into your home’s plumbing system, while check valves prevent water from flowing backward through your home’s sewer line.

To ensure that your backflow prevention measures are effective, it’s essential to have them installed by a Plumbers 911 Boston affiliated contractor. Boston Plumbers 911 contractors only employ professional plumbers who can help you choose the proper backflow prevention option for your home and ensure it is installed correctly.

Protect your home with backflow prevention

Preventing a flooded basement is an essential part of maintaining the value of your Boston home. Backflow prevention measures can help protect your home from water damage, health hazards and legal issues. Be sure to install these critical measures before it’s too late. Contact Plumbers 911 Boston and have one of their local contractors send a licensed plumber to discuss your backflow prevention options and protect your home.

All Plumbers 911 Boston contractors employ highly trained and skilled technicians. Their technicians have undergone extensive background checks, are insured and bonded. Have peace of mind that you will receive top-notch service home when you work with a Plumbers 911 Boston contractor.

To all our friends and customers regarding COVID-19

We will get through this together To say we are living in “unprecedented” challenging times would be an understatement. We hope this finds you and your family safe and healthy. We would like to list a few pieces of information and websites that we think will be helpful for you during this time.

  • To get the most current information on the COVID-19 virus, please check the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) website at:
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Plumbers are considered essential workers during this time and we will continue to work as our number one priority is to “protect the health of the nation.” Stay well, stay safe and we will get through this together.

Your Friends at Plumbers 911

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