Andover Sump Pump Repair & Installation
Providing You with an Effective Flood Prevention Device
If you live in a low-lying area, your home is prone to flooding. With Kansas’ history of widespread flooding, it’s crucial to take every preventative measure available to protect your home from water damage. One of these measures is installing a sump pump in your basement or crawlspace.
Sump pumps are devices that move flood water away from your home as soon as it detects it. Simmons Plumbing is your top source for reliable sump pump installation in Andover, Wichita, and the surrounding areas. Serving homeowners since 1978, we are knowledgeable about the different sump pumps available on the market and can help you choose the best one for your home.
Types of Sump Pumps
There are many different types of sump pumps, and it can be difficult to determine which one is right for your home. Let our Andover plumbers help you. We always take into consideration your unique needs and budget when providing our recommendations. Rest assured our team won’t attempt to sell you products or services that you don’t need or want. Our plumbing team is always honest and trustworthy.
Here are the types of sump pumps that are available on the market:
- Pedestal sump pump – An upright sump pump that is ideal for smaller basements. Its motor is located above the pedal and is not meant to get wet. A pedestal sump pump is also more affordable than other pumps but is more prone to overheating, especially with severe flooding.
- Submersible sump pump – A sump pump that is installed inside the sump basin and is designed to function while completely submerged in the water. Although more expensive than pedestal sump pumps, a submersible pump can take on severe flooding and has a longer lifespan.
- Battery backup sump pump – Primary sump pumps run on electricity. However, with extreme weather conditions and flooding, the electricity can go out, leaving your sump pump useless. A battery backup sump pump can help during these situations.
As to which brand of sump pump you should get, our plumbing company only installs products from leading manufacturers in the industry. Check out our testimonials and see what other people are talking about! In addition to sump pump services, our plumbers and Simmons plumbing can provide expert level drain cleaning to ensure your household sinks continue to work well.
Signs You Need Sump Pump Repair
The mentality of, "out of site out of mind" can become a big problem when it comes to your sump pump. This important piece of equipment can often be the first appliance that gets neglected in a house hold. But, how do you know when your sump pump needs maintenance ore repair?
We have provided 3 signs to look for, so that you know when it's time for a sump pump tune-up:
Your Sump Pump Has Rusted
When you notice that your sump pump has rust on it, it may be a sign that your sump pump needs replacement. It could be rust that is coming from battery corrosion and is blocking the water from flowing to the drain. Give us a call for expert emergency sump pump repair.
Your Sump Pump Is Making Loud Noises
If odd sounds are coming from your sump pump, chances are that it needs repairs. If you think it might be your motor from the sump pump, that you're hearing, it could be a bearing that is failing. If you notice rattling or grinding, it could be a jammed impeller. Regardless of what odd noises you hear, it might be smart to give us a call.
Your Sump Pump Is Always Running
Does it seem like your sump pump is always running? With this sort of problem, it's possible that you have a problem with your sump pump switch. Give us a call today if you notice that your sump pump is constantly running. We offer emergency sump pump services in Andover.
Call Simmons Plumbing LLC For Your Andover Sump Pump Repair & Replacement
Like any other mechanical equipment, sump pumps wear out over time and will need repairs. when this happens, you can count on Simmons Plumbing as well. Our Andover sump pump repair technicians are extensively trained to get your sump pump to work reliably again.
However, if the sump pump is very old, a replacement may be a safer and more cost-effective option. If your sump pump has malfunctioned in the middle of channeling water, get in touch with us immediately. Our expert plumbers are available 24/7 for emergency sump pump repairs.
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