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What Is a Backwater Valve?

As we all know, over the past few years, there have been many cases of severe weather conditions in Etobicoke. Homeowners reported that their basement flooding happened more often than usual. 

Trained plumbers can install backwater valve quickly, unlike an unlicensed contractor who would need hours to complete the installation. The good thing about hiring an experienced plumber is that they will quickly check your plumbing system and install a backwater valve if needed. It will solve a lot of problems with your drainage in future.

A backwater valve (sometimes called a sewer backup valve) is a valve that is installed on its sewer line and is designed to ensure that water flows only in one direction and not vice versa. If heavy rains suddenly happens, the city sewer drains may be overloaded, resulting sewer backflow into your home. If there is a sewage backup ( sewer system) and you have a backwater valve installed, the wastewater will not flow back into your home.

Backwater valves are designed with different specifications to help people prevent sewer back flow into your property. However, they all serve the same purpose, to avoid the water flowing backwards in the plumbing lines. It usually takes around 20 minutes to install backwater valves. In addition to effective water management, backwater valves also protect your home from overflowing sewer lines, sewer backups and sewer gases.

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Back Water Valve Maintenance

If you want to avoid any issues arising from backwater valve, then you should consider regular maintenance. Backwater valve maintenance will keep the water running smoothly, and you keep your peace of mind. If you have found some defects in the back water valve, we can repair it or replace it immediately.

If you are unsure how to maintain your drain, you should consult a professional plumber in Etobicoke. Our plumbers will be happy to advise and recommend a perfect solution for your plumbing system issue. We will help you install a back water valve and help you obtain any necessary permits you may need.

Dangers of Backflow

The most significant danger of backflow is that it can cause floods. If the water does not get to the final destination, it will go back into places like sinks, tubs, and showers. When you notice that the toilets in your property are backing up or taking longer than usual to flush, this indicates a problem with your plumbing system. 

The problem may be caused by several factors like damaged or old pipes, improper installation of your backwater valve and much more. If you find that your backwater valves are constantly having problems, it is time to check them.

Professional plumbers know how important it is to conduct regular checks on the plumbing system. Such checks will surely help you identify problems in your house until they get worse. 

Regular backwater valve checks will prevent sewer back flow and also save you from the dangerous health risks that may occur if the water starts backing up in your toilets or sinks.

Do I Need Backwater Valve or Not?

It is essential always to maintain the proper flow of water at your home. When it comes to backwater valve and sewer line systems, you should ensure they are not clogged with garbage or other subjects.

You will need to have an emergency plumbing services if any of the following happens:

  • If you had previously experienced flooding of your property 
  • If you think that there are high chances of flood in the future
  • If you notice that the water pressure inside your house is decreasing
  • If the water is constantly backing up into your apartment even after you have tried to fix it
  • If you notice that your water bill is regularly increasing

People usually don’t understand how the massive problem is until they get into trouble. Once people experience a flood, they would never want an owner’s/tenants responsibility again. Even minor damage done to your plumbing system can lead to an expensive repair. In addition, water from inside your home can cause sewage backups, dampness or mould.

Don’t let this happen to you. Find a professional plumber in Etobicoke to have backwater valve installed in your home. This will help you to avoid problems down the line.

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Why Choose Us

We are a professional full-service plumbing company specializing in a sewer backwater valve installation, emergency plumbing, drain cleaning services, sump pump installation, and much more. We have all the necessary equipment and knowledge to provide our clients with the best services possible. Our licensed plumbers are always available to explain the process and give you free estimates on installing a backwater valve. We provide top-notch support 24/7 in Etobicoke and GTA

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