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Having trouble with your sump pump? Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Sarasota provides professional and reliable sump pump repair services for customers all over the country. Our experienced technicians will diagnose your problem, explain what needs to be done, and make sure it’s up and running quickly. We understand that a broken sump pump can cause considerable damage if left unchecked - so don't wait any longer!

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Why choose the sump pump expert Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Sarasota?

  • 24-hour emergency services. As soon as we can, we get to your house!
  • Testimonials from previous customers - Check out the testimonials we've received from former customers.
  • Licensed and insured - Our plumbers are thoroughly trained and keep up their education, as evidenced by their licenses and insurance.
  • For a full year, residential clients who use our Neighborly Done Well Promise are covered for replacement work. We stand behind our workmanship with a thirty (30) day Done Right Promise related to drain cleaning, a ninety (90) day Done Right Promise on repair workmanship, and one (1) year Done Right Promise on replacement workmanship for residential clients
  • We have courteous, experienced, and skilled sump pump repair technicians.

Contact us by calling us or requesting an appointment online for emergency sump pump repair.

With our expertise in sump pumps, you'll get peace of mind knowing we're on top of things. Whether it’s routine maintenance or emergency repairs, we’ll provide you with fast service so you can avoid costly downtime and major repairs down the line.

Frequently asked questions about sump pump repairs

What is the most common reason for sump pump failure?

Sump pump failure can occur for a variety of reasons, but one of the most common causes is a power outage. During storms when basements are most vulnerable to flooding, power outages may disable a sump pump's ability to function. To prevent this problem, consider installing a battery backup system or a generator to power your pump during an outage. Other common causes of sump pump failure include mechanical issues, clogged discharge lines, and incorrect installation or sizing.

How often should a sump pump be replaced?

The lifespan of a sump pump varies depending on factors such as usage, quality, and maintenance. On average, a sump pump should be replaced every 7-10 years. However, it is important to regularly inspect and maintain your sump pump to ensure it is working properly. If you notice any signs of damage or wear and tear, it may be time for a replacement. Additionally, a sump pump that has failed and led to significant water damage may need to be replaced earlier than the average lifespan.

Does homeowners insurance cover sump pump failure?

Homeowners' insurance policies vary, and coverage for sump pump failure and the resulting water damage depends on the specific terms and conditions of your policy. Many standard policies do not include coverage related to flooding, so it is essential to review your policy and discuss with your insurance agent whether additional coverage is necessary. You may need to purchase an endorsement or separate flood insurance policy to protect your home from sump pump failures and subsequent water damage.

What can I do to prevent sump pump failures?

Regular maintenance is essential to ensure your sump pump operates correctly when it is needed most. Keep the following maintenance tips in mind to help prevent failures:

- Clean and inspect your sump pump at least once a year or after significant storms. - Test the pump by pouring water into the sump pit to ensure it is working efficiently. - Ensure the discharge line is clear of debris and not frozen during cold weather. - Install a battery backup or generator in case of power outages during storms. - Consider installing a water alarm to alert you if your sump pump fails.

If you need an emergency sump pump repair or replacement, call us or contact us online now!

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