Your sump pump is an essential appliance in your home. In our part of the country, we experience torrential rains and fast-melting snow and ice. When water comes quicker than the ground can absorb it, your basement or crawlspace is a vulnerable location. Water finds its way into your home, and the only way to prevent significant damage is to pump it out, fast.
Commonplace in the Randallstown, Baltimore County and the surrounding area, sump pumps have long been relied upon to prevent water build up in area homes. The damage which occurs, when water enters your basement or crawlspace, can be catastrophic. Your possessions can fall victim to flooding, mold, or mildew, and even seemingly non-invasive standing water can pose a health threat to certain individuals by providing an environment for mold to grow. A sump pump provides peace of mind.
For older homes with pumps that may have become outdated, a thorough assessment by the experts in sump pump repair in Baltimore County is necessary. Count on Air Plumbing & Heating Solutions when you have doubts about your sump pump’s performance. For those homeowners with newer, updated pumping systems, Air Plumbing & Heating can inspect your sump pump to ensure your system is providing protection from water damage. If you need sump pump repair in Baltimore County, our technician can usually take care of those repairs immediately.
Recognizing a Faulty Sump Pump
There are many reasons you may need sump pump repair in Baltimore County, but it’s not always easy to tell. Not being able to recognize the symptoms of a failing pump, or worse, ignoring those signs, can end up costing you plenty in the long run. Denying the need for sump pump repair in Baltimore County can leave your home unprotected from water damage, including costly mold, and could pose a fire threat if your sump pump repair in Baltimore County involves the electrical system.
Some of the more common reasons you need to contact Air Plumbing & Heating Solutions for sump pump repair in Baltimore County are:
- Electrical Problems with the Sump Pump – If your sump pump is making noise, coming on and off several times a day, runs for long periods, or doesn’t come on at all, the problem could lie in the power supply. Electrical problems of any kind are not good DIY projects.
Contact Air Plumbing & Heating Solutions for any kind of sump pump repair in Baltimore County, including those which involve electrical components.
- Overwhelmed Sump Pump – Many of the original, or “builders’ grade” sump pumps in Maryland may not be sufficient for the load of water you have coming into your home.
- Grinding and vibrating are common signs your pump could be working overtime and still not doing the job, costing you in power bills and wearing down quickly. If you suspect your pump may not be strong enough for your needs, Air Plumbing & Heating can inspect your sump pump and provide you with solutions.
- Clogged Exit Pipes – If your pump thumps and runs on, yet you still have water in your basin or pit, you likely have a clogged exit pipe. There are a few reasons exit pipes clog-organic matter trapped in the line, or frozen pipes due to frigid conditions. Unclogging exit pipes is a common reason for sump pump repair in Baltimore.
Schedule Sump Pump Repair in Baltimore County
For these, or any problems you may have with your home’s sump pump, count on Air Plumbing & Heating Solutions for sump pump repair in Baltimore. With over 33 years of experience in plumbing in the Baltimore area, you can count on Air to be there when you need us. Contact Air Plumbing & Heating for sump pump repair in Randallstown.