Backflow prevention devices are essential in keeping your Long Island household water free from contaminants. Backflow devices work to separate individual home water supplies and potable water from county or district water.
Some districts deem backflow devices mandatory, requiring that Long Island residence owners install and properly maintain them. Still, there are many Long Island homeowners who are unfortunately without a backflow prevention device. We’ve found that some homeowners simply do not know what one is while others, in particularly older homes, may never have had these devices installed in the first place.
Ideally, customers would proactively investigate their home’s backflow device before purchasing the home however that’s where we can help. With over 80 years of industry experience in installing and restoring backflow preventers, Rebmann knows the sure signs and causes of backflow device failure.
Since it is extreme water pressure that enables water to stream so powerfully from the tap, a sure sign that something may be wrong with your backflow prevention device, is low water pressure. What are the signs and causes of a damaged backflow device?