Some people may say that any homeowner can do the job of a pump repair expert but this is highly risky as a poorly functioning pump can result in a property being flooded and possibly permanently damaged.
You may live in a property and not even realise that you have this pumping equipment until it needs either repair work or replacing completely so it is advisable to check underneath your house at once. Any home with a basement or underground room Semi-Hermetic Compressor Air-Cooled Condensing Unit is likely to have a submersible water pump and will therefore rely on pump repair professionals.
When installing the new pump, the pit will be cleaned with a wet vacuum to check for any damage before the fresh equipment is put into place using all the appropriate measurements.
These submersible water appliances work by draining out water which leaks into a basement or underground area and transport them to suitable places like a lawn before any harm is brought to a property.
When removing the appliance from its location, the maintenance worker will open the pump pit lid to check the valve and set it aside before holding the discharge pipe and pulling out the pump from its pit.
If there is any piping or fittings between the two areas, then the maintenance worker will need to remove it and leave it aside for when the new pump is attached in order to restore the connection.
If a submersible pump has broken down even though the switch is still working, there are not any noticeable blockages, it is plugged in and there are no disconnected pipes, then chances are it will need replacing immediately.
Once you realise that it needs replacing, it is advisable to buy a similar appliance with the same requirements such as voltage, discharge size and horse power and all this information can be found on the broken pump’s motor plate. They will then fasten the check valve from the discharge pipe and take out the valve.
Before replacing your sump pump, a trained professional will disconnect the old appliance from the drain line by either unclamping or unscrewing it.
The finishing touch is to test the pump and if there are any problems then the maintenance worker will already be on hand to fix the issues.
Water may drain out of the pump for a moment or two and after this the professional will examine the equipment to see if there are any pipes or fittings to be found between the outlet opening and the drain linea