Magnolia Commercial Plumbing Heating Cooling Blog : Archive for February, 2019

Hydro-Jetting Can Be Dangerous: Here Are the Protections We Use

Monday, February 18th, 2019

hydro-jetting-sewer-cleaningOne of the most important services we provide for our commercial clients is drain and sewer cleaning. We recommend clients schedule this as routine service. We can certainly come to the rescue when a facility is endangered because of clogged drains or a sewer line causing sewage backup—it’s why we have 24-hour emergency service available for commercial drain services in Falls Church, VA. But these cleaning jobs done as regular maintenance can head off numerous problems and potential closures due to code violations.

Our main tool for handling commercial drain/sewer cleaning is the hydro-jetter. This device blasts water at extremely high pressure through a hose inserted into the drain and sewer pipes. The force scours the pipes clean. This is a job that only licensed professionals can handle for a range of reasons—one of which is safety. High-pressure water is dangerous: it only takes water at 100 psi to break human skin, and we often use water at pressures of 2,000 psi. Technicians must take special precautions to avoid serious injuries.

Here are the protections (personal protection equipment, PPE) we use to keep our team members safe when providing hydro-jetting:

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Why Proper Air Balancing Can Be Critical for Businesses

Monday, February 4th, 2019

commercial-rooftop-fansOne of the vital services we offer to our many commercial customers is proper air balancing for their HVAC systems. This is a part of climate control and ventilation in a building that often gets ignored. Our technicians frequently find that the source of troubles like high and low humidity, cold and hot spots, and stuffy air stem from bad air balance and negative air pressure in a building. Thanks to air balancing services, we can remedy this.

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