Monthly Archives: February 2022

Backwater Valve

Installing a Backwater Valve Leads to Annual Cost Savings For Homeowners

We often see confusion around the plumbing terms Backwater Valve (or preventer) and Backflow Valve. Homeowners and even insurance companies are muddying the waters on this one.

Last week, a homeowner told us that their insurance company said that they could get a reduction on their insurance premium if they had a backflow value installed in their home. This is not the first time we’ve heard this claim. What they insurance company really meant was a “Backwater” valve. Continue reading