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Everything You Need To Know About Backflow Prevention

Everything You Need To Know About Backflow Prevention

Here’s why backflow prevention is so important to your home!

The last thing you’ll ever want to see is a dirty, unclean, and potentially dangerous hazard in your sewer or pipes. If you see your drinking water filled with cloudiness or other grime, then you likely have an issue with your sewer system. The reality is, many factors can contribute to backflow in your water system. That being said, there are some key things to understand when it comes to preventing backflow from ruining your home’s water system. Here are a few essential things to know about backflow prevention.

The True Purpose Of A Backflow Prevention System

For the most part, homeowners will undoubtedly have water in their irrigation system. This water likely contains fertilizer, pesticides, and potentially other dangerous chemicals. These things will never actually harm your yard, but they can pollute your drinking water. Ultimately, a backflow water system helps prevent these chemicals from getting into your home’s water system. 

Your Home Definitely Needs A Backflow Prevention System

There should be no flinching to the idea of installing a backflow prevention system in your home. The backflow preventer will safeguard your family’s drinking water by keeping out any bacteria that might otherwise come through the irrigation or sewer system. 

Keeping out contaminants from your home’s water system is great, but it’s also not the only reason to invest in such a system. Including a backflow prevention system can also make sure that your sprinkler systems and irrigation processes work consistently and smoothly.

Bottom Line

At the end of the day, there is nothing more important than ensuring your family is safe and protected. Your home’s water system needs to be as clean as possible, which is why a backflow prevention system can really be the best route to take. Many states will even legally require a backflow prevention system to be part of your home’s water system. Knowing that water is flowing properly throughout your home with no contaminants can give you peace of mind when it comes to the health of your family. 


Alpha Plumbing is a full-service plumbing and contracting company serving the Baltimore and Annapolis metro area with expertise in all aspects of plumbing. We’re family-owned and operated since 1991 from our office in Pasadena. We offer quality plumbing services at reasonable rates in a timely fashion. Our trucks are equipped with GPS systems to ensure we’re prompt and on time. No job is too large or too small! We maintain a fleet of well-stocked trucks and also own and operate our own backhoes for jobs requiring excavation.

For more information and to get a free no-obligation estimate, you can contact us on our website, send us an e-mail, or give us a call at (410) 255-5998.

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