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Category Archives: Tips for Testers

This is a category focused on helping the tester through some issues that we have found to be difficult.

As experienced Backflow Inspectors, the paperwork is more than half of the Battle

How many times have you tested a backflow preventer? You left a copy in a plastic bag on the backflow preventer, emailed the test report, and been paid? When you get the emergency call that goes something like “Hi you tested my backflow preventer back in June can you send me a copy of the […]

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What is your Gauge Telling you? This is for Newer Testers!

We get a lot of questions from other backflow testers and we are here to help. It’s not unusual for a tester to call and share there leaky relief valve story with us. The tester will tell us about this scenario or that issue, and What they have taken apart and cleaned or replaced. Our […]

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Are you getting tired of all the Spam Phone Calls, Hang ups, and unwanted sales calls on your phone?

  https://backflowpartshouston.com/blogs/news/are-you-getting-a-lot-of-trash-hang-ups-spam-phone-calls-on-your-cell-phone

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O-Ring too Big!

Brand New Repair Kit, but the O-ring is too Big?   https://backflowpartshouston.com/blogs/news/115970116-o-ring-too-big

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Document all Repairs

This is an important point that all testers should keep in mind when filling out their backflow test reports!

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