You may have never run into the necessity of ejector pump repairs. If so, you’re pretty lucky, but there’s a good chance if you continue living in a home with a basement or running a businesses that utilizes plumbing in the basement, you’re going to need ejector pump repairs sooner or later. How do you know when you need ejector pump repairs? Well, that’s easy. The down side is that you’re usually looking at ejector pump replacement instead of simply repairing.
An ejector pump works like other pieces of plumbing such as the sump pump. Its main components include a check valve, which can be replaced in most models. For the cost and time spent waiting for the check valve to arrive, though, it’s usually better to just go ahead and replace the ejector pump.
You will know you need some ejector pump repairs when you start having trouble with your below ground—or basement—plumbing. Many people have a toilet, wash tub, utility sink, or washing machine in their basement. When your ejector pump goes out, you’re going to notice, because the washing machine will not drain, water will back up into the sink and/or toilet. It’ll happen all at once. The problem isn’t a clogged drain. Instead, your ejector pump is failing to push the waste water up from your basement and into your sewer lines where gravity can take over. If this were simply a clogged drain, you would only experience problems with one plumbing fixture in the basement.
As licensed, bonded, and insured plumbing contractors serving Kane County, Northern Cook County, Lake County, McHenry County, Algonquin, Lake in the Hills, Crystal Lake, McHenry, and Huntley, we’re able to help you with ejector pump repairs and replacement.
Our 24 x 7 availability is there to make sure you get the help you need when you need it. No need to wait for Monday or until daylight hours when you have raw sewage backing up and flooding into your basement.
As plumbing problems go, ejector pump repairs are relatively minor in terms of work, time, and cost. However, not getting the problem resolved sooner is going to pretty problematic. You’re essentially shutting off the plumbing access to your entire basement level when you put off ejector pump repairs. Instead of doing that, you’re going to want to go ahead and get the issue resolved. If it’s something you think you can handle on your own, but just need a little bit of advice, you can still call us. At Crystal Lake Plumber, we understand that sometimes you just need to be pointed in the right direction.
We’re happy to help with advice, service and even emergency service whenever you need it for you ejector pump repairs or any other plumbing needs. We’re you’re one stop, full service plumbing contractor. Contact us when you need a hand with your plumbing repairs and installations.