Grinder Pump Repair & Replacement Service

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Horn Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning has provided professional plumbing services to commercial and residential clients throughout southeastern Pennsylvania since 1981. That means that we have more than four decades of experience meeting the unique needs of businesses and homeowners in this region. This includes installing grinder pumps, replacing them, providing the maintenance that keeps them running well, and, in the event they fail, repairing them in a manner that lets you depend on them once again. Our grinder pump repair services are available when you need them, on your schedule, and you can count on repairs that are cost-effective and carried out with precision. Give us a call at 610-363-4200 to discuss your needs.

Grinder Pump Repair & Replacement

Emergency Grinder Pump Repair

If your home has a grinder pump that fails, you need it fixed fast before it leads to even bigger troubles. Likewise, every business is unique, and your operations cannot come to a halt just because your grinder pump fails. Horn understands this and has expert plumbers on-call to meet your needs 24/7. Even if you require grinder pump repair in the middle of the night, on a weekend, or during a holiday, Horn will be there for you to restore your wastewater management system as soon as possible. We will dispatch plumbers that will arrive at your location fast and with all of the equipment and supplies needed. They will diagnose the problem accurately and carry out the repair promptly and with precision.

Schedule Repair

How A Grinder Pump Works

A grinder pump is a wastewater pump that operates similar to how a garbage disposal functions and are generally used with septic and sewer systems. Many businesses require them due to materials that are introduced into the wastewater as a byproduct of the operations. These pumps are also quite common on residential properties that are connected to a public sewer line. If a residence has a grinder pump, then wastewater from toilets, washing machines, bathtubs, showers, sinks, and so forth will flow through the local sewer pipes into a holding tank. When the contents of that tank reach a set level, the grinder pump will activate and grind the contents into a fine slurry. When the desired consistency has been achieved, the system will then force it out into the public sewer system or into a septic tank.

Types of Grinder Pumps

As the leading grinder pump repair company in southeastern Pennsylvania, we service all manner of grinder pumps that are used throughout this region. There are three core types of grinder pumps: single-stage centrifugal, two-stage centrifugal, and semi-positive displacement. A single-stage centrifugal grinder pump has a single impeller that spins on a shaft, which is powered by a motor that creates the pumping action. Wastewater is pumped through cutters that grind the material. A two-stage centrifugal grinder pump is similar but has two impellers, which makes it better suited to applications that have a discharge height between 90 and 140 feet. If the sewage scenario involves more than 140 feet of lift range, then you need a semi-positive displacement grinder pump. This setup has a motor that turns a stainless-steel screw-type rotor that spins within a rubber stator, which creates the pumping action.

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Grinder Pump Replacement & Installation

Horn can install a new grinder pump for your home or business in southeastern Pennsylvania. If you are dealing with toilets that frequently clog or notice smells coming from your drains, then investing in a grinder pump could solve those problems and save you money over the long term. Our team will work with you to ensure that you get the ideal pump for your home or business If you already have a grinder pump, then these problems may indicate that you need grinder pump repair.

Grinder Pump Maintenance

The best way to avoid needing grinder pump repair is to schedule routine grinder pump maintenance. Such service is not only affordable and helps to prevent breakdowns, it extends the life of your equipment and thus helps you to maximize your investment. During maintenance, we will check the oil level and for contamination in the motor chamber. We will also inspect the motor seal, motor bearings, impellers, and, if applicable, the breather vent and ensure that all is clean and in working order.

Sewer and Drain Cleaning Services

If you have any blockages in your drains or sewer, we offer a variety of sewer and drain cleaning services that can get your pipes flowing again. Of course, the best way to avoid such troubles is to be very aware of everything that goes down your drains. Makes sure that you never flush cooking oil, grease, fat, combustible liquids, fireplace ashes, cigarette butts, hair, cat litter, or any kind of sanitary napkin.

Choose Horn for Grinder Pump Repair, Installation & Maintenance

When you require grinder pump repair, you need a company you can rely on. That company is Horn Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning. We are an established and trusted name in southeastern Pennsylvania with more than 40 years of commercial and residential plumbing experience. Call us today at 610-363-4200 with any questions or to schedule an appointment or contact us online.

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