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Sewage Pump Service in Orlando, FL by Modern Plumbing Industries, Inc.
For the most part, the way your pipes work are fairly simple. The pressure of your water supply allows water to flow from your faucets, while gravity allows sewage to drain to the sewer system or to your septic tank. However, the layout of some properties makes this second part a little bit more difficult. Sometimes, your sewer system needs a little bit of help ejecting sewage, and this is where a sewage pump becomes necessary.
If your plumbing system requires a sewage pump, Modern Plumbing Industries, Inc. can install a new one for your home, replace a broken pump, or provide repairs and maintenance. A sewage ejector pump is a necessary component in many homes, so it’s important to make sure that yours is properly maintained. And sewage pump service probably isn’t something you would like to take care of on your own, or something you have the proper experience to deal with. Call our friendly team of professional plumbers and drain specialists for sewage pump service in Orlando, FL.
How Does a Sewer Ejector Pump Work?
A sewage pump works by moving liquid and solid wastes (usually up to about two inches in diameter) from a sewage basin into the sewer system or septic tank. Sewage pumps are most useful for homes with septic tanks on the property, and they are necessary when gravity alone cannot bring the sewage to its destination.
Waste from your drainage system first moves into a basin which is located at a low point in a basement or somewhere below floor level. As the basin fills up, a float lifts, and the pump switches on when the sewage reaches a certain level. The sewage is forced up towards the septic tank where gravity takes over.
What You Should Know about Sewage Pumps
There are a few important things that you should know before purchasing and installing a sewage pump. First and foremost, sewage pump installation is not a job for an amateur to take on. If your ejector pump is not installed properly or is not the right size for your needs, you may end up with a lot of problems and a potential sewage backup in your home. Modern Plumbing Industries, Inc. will make sure that your pump is the right size for your home in Orlando, FL and that everything runs as needed.
Another thing to note is that your sewage pump cannot take on large waste from your home. Disposable cleaning wipes, for example, are known to cause trouble for effluent pumps and septic tanks alike. While a grinder pump may be able to break up some waste, this is still limited to the regular waste you would expect to see in a plumbing system; leave everything else to the trash can.
Schedule Service or Installation for Your Sewage Pump System with Modern Plumbing Industries, Inc.
The friendly technicians at Modern Plumbing Industries, Inc. can handle your sewage pump needs for you, including maintenance to clean out and inspect your pump from time to time. We also offer repairs and replacement, or new installation for a brand new home. Call our drainage professionals today!