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How to Avoid Backflow and Cross-Contamination at Home

June 29, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

Do you leave your garden hose in your swimming pool or baby pool when you’re filling it up? Did you know that leaving the hose in the pool can draw back the water and cause your drinking water to be contaminated? So, what can you do to avoid backflows and cross-contamination when using hoses and outdoor faucets? Here are some tips from a plumber in Fremont, NE. What you need to know about cross-connections and backflows Found in all plumbing systems, cross-connections are the physical connections between a home’s or building’s drinking water pipe and something that is unsafe to... View Article

Cleaning Your Air Conditioner Condensate Drain

June 13, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

When you run your air conditioner, you might wonder what happens to all of the condensation. You’ll have a condensate line and drain that drains into your floor drain—don’t mistake this as a sewer, as this is where the condensation runs, and could also be the same drain through which your dehumidifier drains. You’ll notice this drain when looking at the unit outside your house. You have probably noticed a small, dripping line at some point running from the unit. This is the condensate drain, which removes the condensation produced by the evaporator coil in your air conditioner. You need... View Article