Althoff Industries, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Backflow Prevention’

Did You Get a Backflow Testing Notice? We’ll Explain What This Means

Monday, July 10th, 2023

If you’re reasonably new to owning and operating a business, there are probably many new challenges that crop up from week to week. One of these surprises that often confuses business owners is when they receive a notification in the mail from the city that they must have blackflow prevention testing. What does this mean? Why is it important? And what do you do about it?

We’re the local experts when it comes to commercial plumbing in Elgin, IL and throughout Chicagoland, and we can give you the lowdown on backflow prevention testing—as well as take care of the necessary testing and certification when you need it.

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Critical Restaurant Plumbing Services You May Need

Monday, September 5th, 2022
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When it comes to commercial plumbing in Chicago, IL, Althoff Industries is one of the most trusted names. We’ve served businesses in the area since 1962—we’ve literally seen it all and we’ve handled it all. 

Among our most important commercial plumbing clients are restaurants. Any food service company requires the best in licensed plumbing work to keep it up to local codes. Mistakes from inexperienced or unlicensed contractors can end up shuttering a business. It’s our job to help your food service establishment not only stay up to code, but have a plumbing system—freshwater and wastewater—that works smoothly and creates few troubles for you. 

Below are some of the vital services we can provide to help your restaurant with its plumbing.

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The Importance of Backflow Prevention and Certification

Monday, August 8th, 2022

A critical part of the plumbing for commercial properties is the prevention of backflow. Many people are unfamiliar with backflow prevention and backflow preventers because they are uncommon for homes. For commercial businesses and facilities, however, they are critical for preventing potential freshwater contamination that can affect not only the business, but the general water supply.

Althoff Industries offers essential backflow prevention and certification in Chicago, IL and throughout Chicagoland. We are licensed to test and certify backflow prevention devices to allow businesses to keep up to code, and we can also handle backflow prevention repairs and replacements.

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