Backflow Testing Certification 

Without a proper backflow prevention system in place for your home, your home can sustain serious damage.  Sadly, many people believe their home is protected from a flood and sadly surprised when they find out otherwise. We don't want this to happen to you. So if you would you like to make sure your home properly protected, give us a call us at (630) 323-7320 to schedule an appointment right away. Our backflow testing certification services are the finest in Hinsdale, Illinois and have withstood some of the toughest rains. If would like to save money on your  backflow testing, be sure to see our plumbing coupons .

Do not make the same mistake hundreds of our clients do each year.  Instead, get a properly tuned backflow system and prevent significant and costly damage from happening to in your home or office. Schedule your appointment with Fred Glinke Plumbing and have a certified backflow testing technician come on out to your Hinsdale home or surrounding suburbs.

Discover the Different Types of Backflow Prevention

We only work with a few of the most common backflow prevention systems that are the most reliable and offer the most protection. We primarily provide high grade Pressure Vacuum Breaker (PVB). Pressure Vacuum Breakers are easy to maintain because their simple design. Additionally, we offer Reduced Pressure Zones (RPZ) and in order to provide the most reliable protection, we use a Double Check Assembly (DCA). While these are often priced more affordable, they still provide the necessary protection and function as a whole-system backflow preventer. 

Contact us now to schedule your Backflow Testing.

Find out why is backflow testing so important

Many states require annual backflow testing.  Some states even have regulations in place mandating homes to have backflow testing annually. Annual backflow testing is important for a number of reasons:

  • Contamination: Backflow may contain harmful contaminates from the area’s water supply. Having a backflow incident can compromise an area’s water supply.
  • Chemicals: Because backflow issues may allow potential herbicides, pesticides, and other chemicals to enter into the homes water system, it is important for homeowners to have regular testing. These problems can have very serious implication on your health and the condition of your plumbing system. By getting our professional solutions, you can ensure that your home is protected against any potential backflow issues.

How backflow testing works...

Before starting a backflow testing procedure, the first thing your testing technician will do is shut off the building’s water supply. After shutting the water supply off, we will determine the protection device installed, we will check the valves to make sure your backflow testing device is working properly.

We will test the directional flow to ensure water is continuously flowing properly and in the right direction. Additionally we will test the system and remove any unwanted debris. We will then hook up a test kit to ensure your system is working properly and make sure there is no chance of backflow into your home or office. Click here for information on boiler repair.

To have your home tested or make sure you are properly protected from toxic and harmful backflow issues, contact us today!