Check Valve prevents basement flooding.
February 8, 2005 -
Available for 2, 3, and 4 in. floor drains, Flood-Guard® operates like check valve to seal off water back-up caused by overloaded sewers. Water flows normally through drain until sewer begins to back up; then Flood-Guard® float rises to seal off drain opening until water recedes. Unit requires only screwdriver for installation, and once in place, can prevent property damage. Flood-Guard® is also available in stand pipe model for handling extreme, extended pressure.
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General Pipe Cleaners
1101 Thompson Ave.
McKees Rocks, PA, 15136
Stop Basement Flooding With Flood-Guard®
Prevent basement flooding and messy floors with General Pipe Cleaner's Flood-Guard®. Available for 2", 3", and 4" floor drains, the Flood-Guard® operates like a check valve to seal off water back-up caused by overloaded sewers. Water flows normally through the drain until the sewer begins to back up. Then the Flood-Guard® float rises to seal off the drain opening until the water recedes.
A screwdriver and a couple of minutes are all you need to install the Flood-Guard®. Once in place, it can prevent property damage and a very messy clean-up job. The Flood-Guard® is also available in a stand pipe model for handling extreme, extended pressure.
For details, contact General Pipe Cleaners, a division of General Wire Spring Co., 1101 Thompson Avenue, McKees Rocks, PA 15136. Tel: 800-245-6200 or 412-771-6300. Fax: 1-412-771-2771. Web site: www.drainbrain.com.
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