Adapt-A-Valve Brochure (Adobe Acrobat pdf)
Adapt-A-Valve Inspection Chamber
Backwater Valve Diagram
Backwater Valve Features
Back water valves information
Backwater Valve Animation
Backwater Valve Videos
Basement Drain Backing Up
Frequently Asked Questions
Fullport Backwater Valve Brochure (Adobe Acrobat pdf)
INSTALLATION TIPS; how to install backwater valves
Termex Backwater Valves
Termex Backwater Valve Brochure (Adobe Acrobat pdf)
Mainline ML-FR4 Backwater Valve (Fio Valve)
ML-FR4 Mainline Backwater Valve Fio Valve Brochure (Acrobat pdf)
6" Backwater Valves - Mainline STRAIGHT FIT Backwater Valves
Measurements, Specifications and IAPMO Certifications
Mainline Fullport Backwater Valves offer the right solution for your sewer backup problems. SPECIAL OFFER: Mainline Backwater Valve "Combo" with Access Box ($ value if purchased separately) Valves without Access Box are also available with a slight shipping discount in the price.
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Be sure to check with the plumbing authority in the municipality in which your valve is to be installed to insure that your installation is in compliance with local code, and be sure have your valve inspected by your local plumbing inspector after installation. Inspect your valve frequently; the Backwater Valve through its clear plastic housing top, and the Adapt-A-Valve, by removing the gate cassette.
Pipe end-to-end, the Adapt-A-Valve takes up 6" of run in your line and the outlet is 1-1/2" LOWER than the inlet, so in just 6" the level of the pipe at the outlet side needs to be 1-1/2" lower.
Pipe end-to-end, the Backwater Valve takes up 12" of run in your line and the outlet is 3/4" LOWER than the inlet, so in just 12" the level of the pipe at the outlet side needs to be 3/4" lower.
Depending upon the amount of slope in your line (2% minimum is required for proper operation), you may need to replace several feet of pipe downstream from the valve to average out this "loss" of fall.
NOTE: New Straight-Fit and ML-FR4 require less slope. (refer to detail pages for these products)
Mainline Valve Warranty
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