Ken Neyer Plumbing, Inc. Blog : Archive for the ‘Commercial Plumbing’ Category

The Benefits of Trenchless Technology for Your Commercial Plumbing

Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Here’s what trenchless technology can help you avoid.

You may have heard of trenchless technology before, but weren’t certain exactly what the term meant, or if it had any particular application for your business. Trenchless technology is a type of lateral boring technique that was originally developed in the 1930s to help with coal mining.

Soon after, the technology was put to use in the fields of civic plumbing and engineering, allowing for the laying of new pipeline, telephone wires, and electric conduits without the disruption of streets, sidewalks, and other infrastructure. Eventually, trenchless technology became available for both commercial and residential plumbing, making it easier to repair and replace buried pipelines as a substitute for conventional digging techniques.

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Do You Need Backflow Prevention Service?

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Backflow is when water flows in the wrong direction through a plumbing system: instead of freshwater flowing to the wastewater system, wastewater flows into the freshwater system. This can occur because of either an increase in pressure on the wastewater side or a drop in pressure on the freshwater side. For example, a common cause of backflow is a massive drain of freshwater from fire hydrants or emergency sprinklers due to a fire.

Backflow is dangerous because it allows contaminant-filled water loaded with dangerous bacteria to enter the water used for drinking, cooking, and cleaning. For this reason, most businesses as well as some residential buildings have backflow prevention devices installed. The check valve in the backflow preventer stops water from moving the wrong direction.

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Why You Need the Best Plumbers for New Construction Plumbing

Monday, July 4th, 2016

When constructing a new building, whether a residential or commercial one, proper planning for the plumbing is essential. In fact, after the frame and foundation of the building, getting the plumbing done correctly is the most important part of a successful new construction project.

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