St. Louis Sump Pump Repair
Licensed Plumber in St. Louis County
If you have lived in St. Louis for even a few months, you are likely aware of how quickly the weather can shift. One minute the sun might be shining brightly, and the next the sky may be cloudy. When there has been a lot of extra rainfall, or even when the winter snow suddenly turns into huge puddles from an unexpected thaw, the result can be an undesirable collection of water licking at the edges of your foundation. The flooding caused by such natural events, as well as other plumbing-related disasters such as burst sewer lines, can wreak terrible damage upon our home.
Fortunately, if you have a reliable sump pump, you can avoid these threats to your house. But what happens if your sump pump itself is malfunctioning? It is essential to get dependable St. Louis sump pump repair before the situation gets any worse. You can count on Kirkwood Plumbing for rapid support.
Contact us now at (314) 207-3916 to arrange a consultation for any emergency sump pump repairs and replacements in St. Louis.
Why You Need a Strong Sump Pump
Every house that has a basement, a crawl space, a cellar, or any underground storage is need of a well-functioning sump pump, since even the slightest amount of water damage in these unventilated spaces can quickly result in mold, mildew, and dangerous bacteria. The integrity of your home’s foundation is also vulnerable as well unless your sump pump is working well to remove extra water.
Sump Pump Problems Requiring Rapid Repairs
It is especially important to keep an eye out for any problems in your sump pump. Otherwise, this will only be the beginning of your worries. Our expert St. Louis technicians have compiled a list of problems that could be affecting your pump, which we will carefully examine during our initial repair inspection process.
Some of the most common issues that hinder the efficiency and effectiveness of a sump pump include:
- A float switch that has become stuck or broken.
- The intake screen has become clogged with debris.
- The sump pump is too small to handle the amount of water flowing in.
- There is an airlock within the sump pump.
When your sump pump is running slowly, or if you observe indications of water damage and discoloration around the sump pump, reach out immediately for our dedicated repairs.
Reliable Care for All Your Sump Pump Needs
Because sump pumps are built to be very durable, they can last a long time, with only minor repairs from time to time. However, if your system has been repeatedly malfunctioning, or has completely stopped working at all, you may need a new installation or replacement of your pump. Our knowledgeable technicians at Kirkwood Plumbing can accurately assess the damage and determine the exact solution for your situation.
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