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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.

The O Poop Factor, What not to do!!

  Ok, we are going to give away some pearls of wisdom today free of charge.  If you have any Pearls of Wisdom to share, please email us at Dan@backflowinspector.com. Pearl Number 1, The 1/2″ Watts 009/LF009 If you don’t have a Total Repair kit and a Small Pick, absolutely do not take it apart […]

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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?

Make sure you go into your phone settings and give approval for Mr Number to control your call blocking and identification.  This is an easy step to forget.  To get maximum protection this step must be completed. 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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