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Sump Pumps Help Prevent Flooding & Water Damage In Carson City

Sump Pumps

Sump pumps keep Carson City homes safe, and Bighorn Plumbing keeps them in tip-top working condition! Your sump pump protects your home from potential flood damage and is a key component of your plumbing ecosystem. It can be panic-inducing when your sump pump fails on you, especially when there's a big storm in the forecast.

If your sump pump is on the fritz, though, don't worry. With the best in cutting-edge plumbing services for Carson City locals, Bighorn Plumbing delivers effective repairs for sump pumps. Our plumbing experts are equipped with the tools, skills, and expertise required to properly repair your sump pump. If you need our plumbing expertise, give us a call today at 775-977-4911.

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Emergency Water Pumps

Sump pumps activate automatically to pump water out of low-lying areas of your home when the water level hits a certain point. In a flash flood or plumbing emergency, they can be your home's last line of defense against flood damage. A sump pump can rescue your property and preserve your peace of mind, but only if it's working properly. That's why you should get in touch with us if your sump pump exhibits any of the following:

  • Age (7-10 years old or more)
  • Rusting and Corrosion
  • Unfamiliar and Loud Noises
  • Power Issues/ Your sump pump runs constantly or at inappropriate times

These signs are indicators that your sump pump either needs repair or replacement, depending on the problem at hand. We can diagnose sump pump malfunctions quickly and figure out the best solution to get your home's flood defense back on track!

Plumbing Replacements and Installations

Beyond sump pumps, we always specialize in the replacement and installation of many important plumbing devices and fixtures, including

  • Water Heaters
  • Tankless Water Heaters
  • Backflow Preventers
  • Water Softeners and Filtration Systems

No job is too big or small for us. Our professionals will do whatever it takes to keep your plumbing up-to-date and operating at peak efficiency!


Frequently Asked Sump Pumps Questions

Regular maintenance involves cleaning the pump and pit, checking the discharge pipe for clogs, ensuring the float switch moves freely, testing the backup battery (if applicable), and inspecting the pump for signs of wear.

Most sump pumps are not designed to handle sewage backup. For protection against sewage backup, a specialized sewage ejector pump may be necessary, which is equipped to handle solid waste and sewage.

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