The average price of backflow tests across the country in 2016

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What’s the average price to have your backflow device tested annually?

The typical rate for backflow device testing can actually vary greatly within one area. Some places charge as little as twenty bucks, and a place 5 miles away could be charging $75.

Prices: More than What Meets the Eye

When you go to schedule your backflow test, make sure to price check a couple places. Not only do some companies offer coupons during certain months, others may include a lot more ...

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National Stress Awareness Day

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Most people have stress in their life. Whether it be financial, relationship-oriented, work stress, or just stressing to get the kids out of the door with matching shoes in the morning, there’s always stress lurking there!

This week I’m focusing on Stress Awareness Day. While every job has a unique set of stress to go along with it, there are ways to combat it at work. Whether you’re the boss of an irrigation company, or a backflow tester for a large fire ...

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Failed Tests: just as important as Passed Tests!

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Initially we had created a platform where passed backflow tests were submitted electronically to water purveyors. We expected that the failed tests that weren’t immediately cleaned or repaired would be a rarity–something that would occur so little that we would simply cross that bridge when we got to it. While we did cross that bridge when we arrived, we sure got to that bridge earlier than we expected.

Most backflow testers would agree that it’s atypical to have more than a few failed ...

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Hello Autumn! Time to Winterize.

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Brr! This morning has more of a chill to it than the past couple days, a reminder than Autumn is here. (Or officially will be on Thursday.) My tomato plants are looking a lot less happy than they did just a week ago, and I’m thinking green tomato chutney will be in the works pretty soon.  While some areas of the country are still dry and very warm, in many areas it’s about that time to start considering winterizing ...

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