Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Commercial Plumbing Services’

What Your Company Needs to Know about Preventing Backflow

Monday, August 6th, 2018

RPZ backflow prevention deviceFirst, let’s start with what backflow is. Whether we’re talking about a residential building or a business, backflow is the undesirable reversal of flow in a potable water distribution through a cross-connection. Essentially, an outgoing faucet like a sprinkler head or drinking fountain can suck water back up and into the public potable water supply. It’s easy to understand how this can be a problem, as it can be very unhygienic and can make people ill.

Backflow prevention is a service that is sometimes helpful for homeowners—for instance, if you have an irrigation system in place—but is particularly necessary for businesses and commercial buildings. In fact, in most jurisdictions, it is legally required that commercial buildings have a backflow prevention system in place. According to the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA), our area is no exception.

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Why You Should Hire a Professional for Your Commercial Plumbing Needs

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

High pressure pipe leakingPlumbing problems are likely something you’ve dealt with before in your home, and hopefully were able to resolved quickly and affordably. Unfortunately though, this is not always the case, as plumbing fixtures are mostly hidden from view and it can be hard to detect when something is wrong. When this happens in your commercial building or business, then the problem is amplified even more.

A commercial plumbing problem means a huge inconvenience for you as a business owner, and potentially even a costly business interruption. This is why when you do have a problem, you contact a professional plumber in Evanston, IL who specializes in commercial plumbing.

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