Plumbing that works is important in your business environment, and depending on the industry you are in, you may need to have some plumbing that is specific to the work you do and needs to work efficiently. Working with a commercial plumbing company is the best way to make sure that the plumbing is correct and going to do exactly what you need it to.
Drains and Catchment Systems
One of the most important plumbing functions most businesses rely on is working drainage. Any time you have a drain that is not working properly, you have the potential for trouble. The drain system needs to be clean and the plumbing run needs to be clean so that nothing hangs up inside the pipe causing an obstruction in the drain system.
For drains that remove water or liquids that need treatment or special disposal, it is critical that there is a catchment system or tank in place to hold the material. If the drain system is leaking, some of the water can leak from the system and could create a problem environmentally or health-wise.
Water Supply Systems
Supplying water to a process can be equally important, and if the plumbing is not done right, the supply system can also fail when you need it to be working. The water may be providing cooling to a cutting process, wash water to clean a product off, or water to a heating system in your facility. In any case, a leak in a system like this can result in a failure of the system and downtime in your facility that can cost the company money in the long run.
Maintaining the Systems
Working with a commercial plumbing company to maintain your system is a good option. Having the drains cleaned regularly will help keep them free of anything that could block the pipe, and a visual inspection of the plumbing is a good way to find leaks. Pressure testing may also be an option if you are dealing with a system that is constantly under pressure, but talk with your plumber about how to go about that as that may require specific equipment to do the work correctly.
If you are having additional plumbing installed, you may be required by local ordinance to use a commercial plumber for the work, but if you have someone already maintaining your systems, it is a good chance that they can install the new lines you need. Check with the plumbing company to see if they can provide the work you need and be sure to be specific with them about any special needs. For more information, contact companies like Boiler Services, Inc.