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Roto-Rooter: Hartford’s Preferred Plumbing Company for Sump Pump Maintenance & Repair

Roto-Rooter: Hartford’s Preferred Plumbing Company for Sump Pump Maintenance & Repair

Have a flood or plumbing leak that requires immediate attention? Roto-Rooter is the preferred plumbing company in Hartford for sump pump installation and maintenance.

The most effective and efficient way to drain water quickly from your home, sump pumps are a must to keep basements free of ground water. With Roto-Rooter’s 80 years of experience in the plumbing service industry, we are the experts when it comes to sump pump installation and repair. Let Roto-Rooter of Hartford be your plumber of choice for all sump pump installation, maintenance and service issues. Call our team of prompt professionals today and we will take care of the rest.   

What is a Sump Pump?

A sump pump is the most effective way to prevent ground water from infiltrating your basement and causing a flood. Designed to sit at the lowest point in your basement or crawl space, a sump pump quickly removes water by pumping into the nearest detention pond, dry well or storm drain. While most new homes with basements are equipped with sump pumps, if one is not located in an older home, they can be retrofitted to prevent any potential flooding. But chances are your home has a sump pump already. Roto-Rooter of Hartford has plumbing experts who specialize in sump pump replacement and repair to keep your home fully protected during instances of heavy rainfall when ground water can flood basements. See our helpful video tips on the best ways to test and maintain your sump pump. 

Helpful Sump Pump Maintenance Tips

From testing your sump pump regularly to learning more about the benefits of having a battery backup system for your current pump, whatever your question – the plumbing experts at Roto-Rooter of Hartford are ready to help. From replacement to repairs on your existing sump pump, we are available when you need us most, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including weekends and holidays. Follow these helpful tips to best maintain your sump pump and extend its longevity:

  • Test your sump pump by pouring a five gallon bucket of water into the sump pit. If working properly, the sump pump should turn on, remove the water from the sump pit and turn off within seconds. Check that the float and the check valve also move freely.
  • Cleaning your sump pump is an easy process. Remove any debris (dirt, gravel etc.) from the sump pit to improve upon your sump pump’s performance. Make sure that the discharge line is clear of any obstructions so the water can freely move through the line and away from your basement or crawlspace. Cleaning you equipment can easily be done on your own, but if you feel more comfortable hiring a professional, our team at Roto-Rooter can help. For more information on Hartford’s Roto-Rooter basement plumbing services, call us with questions today.

Hartford Sump Pump Services

If your home is already equipped with a sump pump, you need to determine whether it is working properly. If it’s more than five-years-old, it may be nearing the end of its life expectancy. Roto-Rooter of Hartford specializes in sump pump replacement, maintenance and repair. Trained to identify any sump pump problem, we are the call to make when dealing with a flood or leak emergency. Our team of prompt and professional plumbers in Hartford offer reliable service that you can depend on every time. Call our customer service representatives at 860-747-3890 to make an appointment, or schedule a service online.

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Hartford, CT
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