Bradenton Sump Pumps
Protecting Your Home from Flooding
Sump pumps keep your home from flooding. The high water table in Florida and prevalence of strong storms leaves homeowners at higher risk of flood damage than many other areas of the country. The Surfin’ Plumbers, Heating & Cooling can help make sure your home is protected with Bradenton plumbing services for sump pump repair and installation.
Need a new sump pump? Call (941) 757-8282 for an estimate.
When Your Sump Pump Fails
Sump pumps are designed to remove water that pools around your foundation. As the float in the pump rises, the motor automatically switches on and pumps the water away. This prevents water from damaging your foundation or flooding your home. If your sump pump fails to work properly, your home is at risk of water damage.
You may want to replace your sump pump if:
- The pump is more than five or six years old
- It cycles on and off frequently
- The pump is making noises
- It takes a while before it operates
When a pump goes bad, it is usually due to a malfunction in the switch. These switches wear out over time. Since the pump only comes on in response to rising water, you may not know there is even a problem until it fails to turn on. In this case, water damage is likely to occur. If the switch fails when the pump is running, it won’t turn off. This results in burning out the motor.
Replacing a Sump Pump
If you notice any signs of a problem with your sump pump or it is reaching the end of its expected lifespan, it is a good idea to have the pump checked by a professional plumber. We can evaluate your pump and provide sump pump repair and installation of a new pump. Our plumbing experts can recommend the right size pump to protect your home and ensure that it is properly installed. We are happy to provide a free estimate for the cost of a new pump.
For more information about our sump pump repair and installation services and a free estimate, call (941) 757-8282 today.