PLUMBING MAINTENANCE FOR HEALTHCARE FACILITIES
Modern healthcare facilities require advanced plumbing solutions to comply with local, state, and national codes and standards. A trained commercial plumber can provide support for these facilities. Healthcare facilities may have the need for large pipe repair/replacement, gas/oxygen lines, drainage assistance, water supply lines repair/install, or many other unique plumbing needs that only a trained commercial plumber can provide.
Healthcare facilities such as hospitals, dental practices, veterinary clinics, medical laboratories, and assisted living homes provide unique services and therefore have many unique plumbing needs. Below are just a few areas in which a trained commercial plumber can help:
- ACCESS DIFFERENT TYPES OF WATER
Medical facilities may utilize many different types of water systems to include potable cold-water systems, water treatment systems, hot water systems, irrigation systems, grey-water systems, and steam systems. These systems need to be maintained and may require calibration to reduce the risk to patients.
For example, hot water systems provide 2 types of hot water to facilities, warm water for hand wash basins, and how water to clinical sterile areas. These systems must be calibrated to reduce the risk to patients in these environments.
- GAS LINE INSTALLATION, REPAIR, AND RELOCATION
A trained and certified commercial plumber can install, repair, and relocate gas lines to ensure safe access for medical personnel and patients. Common gases used in these medical facilities could include oxygen, medical air, carbon dioxide, nitrogen gas, nitrogen oxide, and helium.
- REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT MAINTENANCE
Repair or replacement of aging pipes, fittings and fixtures can prevent breakdowns that could be dangerous to patients. A plumbing maintenance program for your medical facility can help ensure a healthy environment for your patients and reduce downtime for facility operations.
- MANAGING WASTE ISSUES
Wastewater and other chemicals can create serious sanitary issues if released without proper treatment. The right solution can provide added protection for the environment while protecting the staff and patients. By maintaining the release of wastewater safely, you can reduce risks inside and outside your healthcare facilities.
Healthcare facilities provide unique services and therefore have many unique plumbing needs. Are you looking for a dependable commercial plumbing team that can meet the need?
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