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Sewage Ejector Pump Service in the North Shore

Gravity will need some help if your home’s bathroom is below the level of your main sewer line, and that help comes in the form of an ejector pump. It lifts sewage to the level of the sewer line so it can flow from your home to either a septic tank or sewer. At Cranney Home Services, we have provided ejector pump service for more than 40 years, and we know every make and model. We are experts in ejector pump repair, service, and installation.

Ejector Pump Repair Services

Dangerous mold and mildew growth can occur if even a small amount of sewage leaks into your home. However, an ejector pump provides a reliable safeguard against waste backup. If you have any problems with your pump, a Cranney Home Services technician will be able to fix it efficiently and effectively because we are familiar with all types and brands of ejector pumps.

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Ejector Pump Installation

If you are ready to have an ejector pump installed, we provide a level of service that cannot be surpassed. We will let you know exactly what needs to be done and perform the job efficiently and in a manner that provides you with years of worry-free performance. You will not be surprised by your final invoice because we will provide you with a thorough estimate before any work begins.

We will work with you to determine the best ejector pump for your needs once we take a detailed look at your home. And after the installation, we offer maintenance services to ensure years of effectiveness. Whether you've had a backup or just want to make sure you don’t have to deal with that type of problem, we can provide the help you’re looking for.

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At Cranney Home Services, our technicians will arrive on time and will perform all work to code with top-grade material, assuring your family's and home’s safety. Work is done efficiently, and upon completion, all jobs are followed by a thorough cleanup. Our radio-dispatched trucks are stocked with a wide selection of repair items, tools, and emergency equipment enabling us to provide same-day service seven days a week. Get in touch with us if you would like to schedule a service appointment.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long should a sewage ejector pump last?

A high-quality ejector pump should last a minimum of seven to 10 years. You can extend that life span by having regular maintenance performed. With comprehensive tune-ups, your ejector pump could serve you for 20 to 30 years. 

Why does my ejector pump keep failing?

Shoddy installations are a common cause of repeat failures, particularly if you bought a tank that's too small for your home. Float switches are another common weak point. Their life spans are a fraction of the pump itself, so you'll probably need to repair or replace them often. If your pump failure is preventing waste from being ejected from the basin, you might have a blockage. Cotton swabs and other nonbiodegradable waste are a common cause of this kind of clog. Frequent blockages will wear out your pump and shorten its life span, so it's crucial to use your sewer line correctly. Foreign objects that aren't biodegradable are best reserved for the trash and not the toilet.

Are sewage ejector pumps noisy?

Sewage ejector pumps and sump pumps tend to slam closed quite loudly, but you can silence your check valve by replacing it with a soft close option. Your pump might also vibrate and rattle when the pipes are badly secured. A tighter connection should give you a quieter night. If you hear loud humming, look for a stuck check valve or damaged impeller. Both issues are easy and affordable to repair.

Do I need a sewage ejector or grinder pump for my septic system?

Sewage ejector pumps are designed for high volumes and long distances. They can handle about 200 gallons a minute across over 700 feet. In contrast, grinder pumps can function at a higher elevation. They're power-hungry and expensive to install, so they're usually reserved for commercial and institutional applications. As their name suggests, grinder pumps cut up hard solids, so they're capable of servicing facilities with multiple restrooms. Sewage ejector pumps don't chop up solids. They use a spinning motion to force sewage out of the outlet via pressure. They're typically used for residential applications.

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