1. Backflow Prevention

    Backflow is the undesirable reversal of the flow of water from its intended direction in any pipeline or plumbing system. Backflow is dangerous because it can allow drinking water in plumbing to become contaminated and unusable.   Backflow preventers are mechanical plumbing devices installed in a plumbing system to prevent water from flowing backward in the system. A properly installed, teste…Read More

  2. COMPONENTS AND FUNCTIONS OF SUMP PUMPS

    If you live in a building constructed according to federal laws, your house will already have a sump pump at the lowest point of the basement for water to collect. The sump is meant to hold a sump pump, which will drain out water from your basement to an acceptable external drainage.   Here are some reasons why you should have a sump pump installed in your basement and what could happen if wa…Read More

  3. ZOELLER® SUBMERSIBLE SUMP PUMP M53

    Spring is here and the coming rains need to be pumped out of the basement as fast as it enters. The reliability of a good pump is necessary. At Ace Hi Plumbing, Heating & Air, we recommend the Zoeller® model 53. This is a great product that will give you comfort during the middle of a spring rain storm as water flows to the side of your home’s foundation, then straight down into the drain t…Read More