Sump Pump Installation & Repair
We perform sump pump installation, sump replacement, routine pump maintenance, and emergency repair services. If you have a malfunctioning sump pit, old pump, or damage to your basement wall, we can help. Sacramento Plumbing Solutions carries high-quality sump pumps, repair parts, and we only hire licensed professionals to install our sump pumps.
Sacramento Sump Pump Services
Some of the sump services we provide are below:
Annual pump maintenance
Back battery installation
Weep holes installation
Installing new pumps
Basement floor inspections
Sump pits install
If you need additional information or want to know more about how a sump pump works, call Sacramento Plumbing Solutions today. We are family-owned, local, and available 24 hours 6 days a week. Our sump specialists can install a sump pump, asses your basement walls, and detect any unwanted water seepage all at the same time.
Reasons You Might Need a Sump Pump
If you live in an area where seasonal storms and flooding is common, you may want to consider hiring Sacramento Plumbing Solutions to install a pump in your basement. We know how to expertly replace and repair sump systems in any environment. Both commercial and residential homeowners call us for sump services because we are reliable, detail-oriented and we always explain the process when installing a sump pump. When you need a floor-mounted or submersible sump, leave the hard work to us.
We know how to prevent damage, and we specialize in pumping water away from your flooded basement.
Types of Sump Pump Systems
There are two types of commonly used basement pumps: submersible pumps and pedestal pumps.
- Pedestal pumps are installed with the pump motor out of the water and above your sump basin.
- Submersible pumps on the other hand are put underwater inside of your sump pump basin.
Sump Pump System Installation
If you need a new pump system in your basement, we can help! At Sacramento Plumbing Solutions we have installed new drain systems for over 10 years. Let us prevent water damage, correct drainage problems, and retrofit your new sump systems.
The basic process for installing a new pump system is below:
- Identify the lowest point of your ground/foundation
- Dig a hole wide and deep enough for a pump
- Add 2″ to 3″ of gravel to your hole
- Drill breather holes (when needed)
- Route external discharge PVC pipe
- Plug pump in, add water to basin then test valve and float
We Maintenance & Test Sump Pumps Too
Pumps are mechanical, which means their moving parts require lubrication and repairs over time. We offer routine maintenance to help avoid failure and costly damages. Just because a pump is in your basement doesn’t mean it should be forgotten about.
Call us to schedule your annual maintenance.
Common Sump Pump Repairs
Over the last decade, Sacramento Plumbing Solutions has been providing drain repair services for the community.
Some of the most common types of repairs we do are below:
- Clogged or frozen plumbing hose/pipe
- Power loss
- Clogged breather valve
- Seized floats
Schedule your free estimate today. We are repair experts and we have a broad service area.
Sacramento Sump Pump Experts
Are you worried about your basement flooding each time it rains or after the spring snow-melts? Have you stopped leaving valuable items in your basement just in case of flooding? If you need some peace of mind, we can help. Our plumbing company has the right tools and expertise to ensure you are getting a quality sump pump install.
Sump Pump FAQs
How long does a sump pump last?
Like many appliances and equipment in your house, your sump unit won’t last forever. The average lifespan of a common household pump is about 10 years. If you have visible rust, irregular cycling, or your pump never turns off, you made want to consider a repair or replacement. Regular maintenance will prevent premature failure and unseen collateral damage to your home or business.
How often should a sump pump run?
A sump’s run cycle depends on the quality of the unit, and the amount of water that comes in your pit. High-quality units can usually run for 20-24 hours straight whereas a lower-quality sump unit could run for 6-18 or less. After that, always remember to give your pump a break.
How much does a sump pump cost?
Having a new sump pump installed can cost anywhere from $100 to $3,000, although the national average cost falls around $1,000. If you follow the right maintenance routine, your sump system should last for roughly 10 years. In general, it is considered to be a decent investment for your home or business.