Understanding the Process of Backwater Valve Installation

Give us a call today: 416-663-4777 for a free upfront estimate!Understanding the Process of Backwater Valve Installation

You may have heard of backwater valve installation Hamilton solutions. Yet, if you have never availed yourself of the service, you are wondering how the process works. To keep your plumbing system safe from the damage a backflow causes, you need a backwater valve install. The valve stops waste water back up. The water cannot enter storm or drain pipes: This helps prevent property damage.

There is a lot of danger during floods. When a flood event happens backflow, issues arise, the backflow problem is because the city sewage system cannot manage the excess water. Other weather extremes can contribute to the onset of a backflow and to property damage. The water from the city sewer can back up into your pipes fast, when you least expect it, you can face thousands in damage costs. You may also deal with health hazards and toxic waste cleanup when sewage water backs up into the system.

The mainline backwater valve is another name for the valve you need to protect your property. If you live in an area where flooding occurs, the valve is a tool you cannot do without.

Mainline Valve Care

You can call on one of our Hamilton plumbing professionals to check out your valve. We will inspect your pipes as well. If cleaning or repair is necessary, we can tell you what it will cost. We are happy to help you ensure the integrity of your plumbing system.

Our professional checks the valve to ensure it is operational. The plumber looks to see if there is a clog or if the valve requires cleaning, he will perform the tasks necessary to keep the valve in working order.

Please call one of our Hamilton professionals for pipe and valve inspection. We can guide you when it comes to valve repair or first-time install needs. We offer free quotes for our services. Our years of experience make us knowledgeable. We have a professional staff waiting to help you with the installation of the parts or system you demand.


Retrofitting the backwater valve costs more money. Extra labor increases the cost of the installation. Why does it cost more? The plumber must uncover the sewer line to access the pipes before installing the valve. After the installation, the plumber will add a removable cover so you access the valve during yearly maintenance sessions.

The manufacturer of backwater valves suggests the valve is installed upstream nearby the closest branch connection due to the flow turbulence: The unit is about 24 inches from the connector. You will want one of our professionals to do the job for you. First, the city must provide the installer with a permit and there are zoning laws to adhere to as well. Our professional plumbers have plenty of experience installing backwater valves in the new building as well as in an environment requiring the retrofitting of the equipment.

If you need help with your backwater valve installation needs,  we highly recommend that you call the professionals at Dr. Pipe Drain and Plumbing Services. They have the necessary experience to help with any situation.

Give us a call today: 416-663-4777 for a free upfront estimate!

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