Backflow Prevention

Backflow Prevention in Frederick County

Protecting Your Water Supply in Mount Airy & Surrounding Areas

Backflow contamination can be dangerous and in addition to a loss of fresh water, your health could be at risk. This is why it is important that you have backflow prevention devices installed and maintained by certified, professional plumbers. A backflow prevention device can help ensure that your water is safe and clean. If you are worried about backflow contamination, call the highly trained professional Frederick County plumbers at Reed and Son Services, LLC today.

To request a backflow prevention service in Mount Airy or anywhere in Frederick County, give us a call today at 240-442-1408.

What Is Backflow? backflow testing Frederick MD

The cross-connections in your home’s plumbing system are points at which non-potable water can come in contact with potable water, and are a pathway by which backflow can occur. This can arise from a number of situations, including reduced pressure in your plumbing’s distribution system or as the result of backpressure from a non-potable water source. When situations like these occur, the direction of your water changes and potentially contaminated water flows back into your distribution system.

Causes of backflow can include:

  • Main breaks
  • Flushing
  • Pump failure
  • Emergency firefighting water drawdown
  • When heating/cooling, waste disposal, or industrial manufacturing is connected to the potable water supply

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When backflow occurs, chemical, as well as biological contaminants, can enter your water supply, leading to illness and even death. Installing and maintaining backflow prevention devices can mitigate and prevent dangerous backflow in your home’s plumbing.

Call Reed and Son Services, LLC Today

As a family owned and local business, we are committed to bringing you the best plumbing services in Frederick County. With 30 years of experience, we provide backflow prevention services in Mount Airy, Frederick, Columbia, and Glenwood. We are large enough to handle any backflow problem but small enough that you matter. When you call Reed and Son Services, LLC, our plumbers in Mount Airy will provide you with the affordable, personalized service you are looking for.

For a free, in-person estimate with our Frederick County backflow team, call Reed and Son Services, LLC or contact us online.

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