Basement Flooded? Sump Pump Installation & Repair

Sump Pump Installation, Service & Repair in Highlands Ranch

Thought about your sump pump lately? Probably not. Most people don’t think too much about this important component of their plumbing system. Sump pumps move water from the lowest part of your home to the outside, stopping flooding and water damage to your basement or crawl space. If your sump pump fails, repairs can be costly — so call for professional sump pump repair at the first sign of problems.

What Can Cause Sump Pumps to Fail?

  • Improper installation
  • Problems with the switch
  • Clogged drain lines
  • Power failure
  • Maintenance Issues

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Whether you need to replace your old sump pump or you are getting a new unit for your home, the professional plumbers at The Plumbing Source can help. You can count on us to find the best pump for your needs and make sure that it’s properly installed. And, all plumbing installation and repair is 100% guaranteed.

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When you need a sump pump installed or repaired, give us a call.

Signs You May Need a New Sump Pump

If your sump pump is more than five years old, then it’s a good idea to consider replacing it. Your sump pump should be able to keep up with the rain and snowfall amounts in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. If you are unsure how old your current sump pump is or if you need a new one, there are some key signs that can give you an indication.

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  1. You notice water in your basement – If you have noticed standing or pooled water in your basement, this could be a sign that something is wrong with the sump pump. A sump pump should work when it needs to by pumping away any excess water that accumulates near its location.
  2. Strange noises are coming from the sump pump – If you have noticed a strange grinding noise or other unusual sound coming from your sump pump, this could mean that there is an issue with its motor.
  3. The sump pump doesn’t turn on – Another sign that you may need to replace your sump pump is if it does not turn on and run when it should. If it doesn’t turn on when there is water in the sump pit, then this could be a sign that something has gone wrong with its motor.
  4. The sump pump runs frequently – Sump pumps should only run during times of higher rainfall or melting snow. If you notice that your sump pump is running more often than usual, this could be a sign that it needs to be replaced.
  5. The sump pump is making strange vibrations – If your sump pump is vibrating or shaking in an unusual way when it’s running, then this can mean the motor has become damaged and needs to be replaced.

If you have noticed any of the above signs with your sump pump, it is important to get in touch with The Plumbing Source as soon as possible. We will come to your home and inspect the sump pump for any damage or problems. If need be, we’ll replace it and install a new one so that you can have peace of mind knowing that your basement