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Expert Sump Pump Installation and Sump Pump Repair Services

Keeping Your Home Safe and Dry

Sump pumps play a critical role in safeguarding your home from water damage. Our skilled team guarantees top-notch sump pump installation and repair, keeping your basement dry and safe.

Sump Pump Installation Services

Customized Solutions for Your Home

  • In-Depth Evaluation: Our process begins with a thorough inspection of your basement and the surrounding area. We consider basement size, soil conditions, and local rainfall to find the best solution for your home.
  • Customized Solutions: We suggest a pump system that balances performance, energy efficiency, and cost-effectiveness, according to our evaluation. Whether you need a primary pump, a backup system, or both, we have the expertise to guide you to the right choice.

Quality Products and Professional Installation

We use top-quality products and modern techniques to make sure your pump system works well.

  • Top-Grade Sump Pumps: We source our pumps from leading manufacturers known for their durability and efficiency. Our range includes various models to suit different needs, including submersible and pedestal pumps.
  • Seamless Installation: Our experienced technicians handle every aspect of the installation process with precision and care. We ensure the correct installation of every part, from the sump pit to the discharge lines, for the best performance.
  • Waterproofing Integration: We can assist with pumps and basement waterproofing methods. These methods include sealing cracks and installing drainage systems. They prevent water in your basement.

Choosing the Right Sump Pump for Your Home

To protect your home from water damage, choosing the right sump pump is very important. Our sump pumps offer various options to meet your specific needs and preferences. Understanding the distinctions between these pumps will empower you to make an informed decision for your home’s protection.

Submersible Sump Pumps:

Immerse your worries away with our submersible sump pumps. These units work underwater, making less noise and staying out of sight for a more attractive environment.

Pedestal Sump Pumps:

For spaces with limited vertical clearance, pedestal sump pumps stand tall. These pumps have an exposed motor outside the basin, and they are renowned for their durability and ease of maintenance. Ideal for practical solutions without compromising efficiency.

Float Switch vs. Diaphragm Switch:

Delve into the mechanics of sump pump operation with the choice between a float switch and a diaphragm switch. Submersible pumps commonly utilize a float switch, responding to rising water levels by activating the pump. In contrast, some models employ a diaphragm switch, which reacts to water pressure, finely regulating the pump’s operation. Understanding these mechanisms empowers you to choose a system tailored precisely to your home’s unique requirements.

Discover the versatility and functionality each type of sump pump brings to the table. Our experts are ready to assist you in making a well-informed choice, ensuring your home remains dry and secure.

Schedule Your Pump Installation Today!

Choose Sidekick Plumbing pump installation that gives you peace of mind. Contact us to start and ensure the dryness and safety of your basement.


Sump Pump Repair Services


Responsive and Efficient Solutions for a Dry Basement

Quick and Accurate Problem Identification

At Sidekick Plumbing, we understand the urgency of sump pump issues. Our goal is to quickly identify and resolve problems to prevent basement flooding and water damage.

  • Rapid Response: Our team is ready to respond swiftly to your repair needs. We prioritize calls to minimize the risk of water damage in your home.
  • Comprehensive Diagnostics: We employ advanced diagnostic tools and techniques to accurately pinpoint the issue with your sump pump. We can find and repair mechanical, clogged, or electrical issues that may occur. Our technicians will remove the pump and preform a thorough diagnostic.

Quality Repairs with Lasting Results

We fix your sump pump to solve the problem now and make sure it works well for a long time.

  • Expert Technicians: We use industry-specific techniques to ensure top-notch service and provide exceptional customer satisfaction. Trust us to handle your sump pump needs with confidence and expertise. We repair various types and brands of sump pumps, ensuring knowledgeable and competent service.
  • High Quality: We use top-quality parts for repairs to make sure our fixes are long-lasting and efficient. We work with all brands including Zoeller, Liberty, Goulds, Everbilt and more!
  • Transparent Service: We believe in honest and transparent communication. Our technicians will discuss what’s wrong, discuss how to fix it, and give you a price before starting.

Preventive Measures and Maintenance Tips

  • Preventive Maintenance: Regular maintenance can significantly extend the life of your sump pump and prevent unexpected failures. We offer maintenance services that include cleaning, testing, and adjusting your system.
  • Guidance: Our helpful tips and guidance for homeowners will teach you how to take care of your pump. You will also learn how to spot issues early and know when to seek professional assistance.

At Sidekick Plumbing, we know that taking care of your sump pump can make it last longer and work better. We design our preventive measures to extend the life of your system while preventing unexpected failures. Our comprehensive maintenance services include:

  • Cleaning: Regular removal of debris ensures optimal pump performance.
  • Testing: Thorough testing of the pump’s components to identify potential issues.
  • Adjustments: Fine-tuning your system for peak efficiency and reliability.

Choose our maintenance services to protect your investment. With our services, you can have peace of mind. You will be aware that your sump pump is ready for any challenge.

Emergency Services for Urgent Repairs:

Sump pump failures don’t wait for a convenient time. That’s why we offer 24/7 emergency repair services. Our team is prepared to respond promptly to your urgent repairs. We prioritize your call to minimize the risk of water damage in your home.

When you face a sump pump emergency, don’t hesitate to reach out to Sidekick Plumbing. We’re here around the clock to safeguard your home from potential water damage and ensure your sump pump is back in optimal working condition.


Troubleshooting Sump Pump Failures

Your sump pump is a vital component in safeguarding your basement from water damage. However, like any mechanical system, sump pumps fail. Here’s a comprehensive guide to common reasons for sump pump failures and how to address them:

1. Power Outages:

Power outages render sump pumps inactive. Consider installing a backup power source, such as a battery backup or generator, to ensure continuous operation even during electrical disruptions.

2. Float Switch Problems:

The float switch plays a pivotal role in activating the pump. Issues like misalignment, debris interference, or mechanical failure can lead to pump malfunctions. Regularly inspect and clean the float switch to prevent potential problems.

3. Stuck Impeller:

The impeller, responsible for pumping water out of the basin, can become jammed because of debris or sediment buildup. Regular maintenance, including cleaning and inspection, is crucial to prevent impeller-related failures.

4. Check Valve Failure:

A broken valve can cause water to flow back into the pit after the pump stops. This can make the pump less efficient and cause damage. Ensure the check valve is in good condition and replace it if necessary.

5. Lack of Regular Maintenance:

Build up of debris, dirt, and sediment can hinder a sump pump’s performance over time. Implement a routine maintenance schedule, including cleaning, testing, and adjustments, to prevent unexpected failures.

6. Frozen Discharge Pipe:

In colder climates, the discharge line can freeze, impeding water flow and potentially causing pump strain. Proper insulation and discharge line routing can prevent freezing issues.

7. Age and Wear:

Sump pumps have a lifespan, and aging units may experience decreased efficiency or parts failure. Regularly monitor your pump’s age and consider replacement if it’s approaching the end of its expected life.

8. Incorrect Sizing:

Ensure your sump pump is correctly sized for your basement’s water volume. Incorrect sizing, whether too small or too large, can lead to increased wear. Consult with professionals to determine the right size during installation.

Knowing and fixing common causes of sump pump failures helps homeowners keep their systems working well when it’s important. Regular checks and timely interventions can contribute to a dry and secure basement.

Get in Touch for Expert Sump Pump Repair

Don’t let a pump failure put your home at risk. Contact Sidekick Plumbing for prompt and professional repair services.

Call us! We’re ready to help you at (973) 447- 9565

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