A grinder pump is a wastewater conveyance device. Waste from water-using household appliances (toilets, bathtubs, washing machines, etc.) flows through the home’s pipes into the grinder pump’s holding tank. Once the wastewater inside the tank reaches a specific level, the pump will turn on, grind the waste into a fine slurry, and pump it to the central sewer system or septic tank.
Evans Plumbing and Drain Service is your local Grinder Pump Specialist! With years of experience in diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and replacing Grinder Pumps, we offer affordable, friendly, and knowledgeable plumbing services to our customers.
Grinder Pumps are an important part of many sewer systems in Baldwin and Mobile Counties, but when they are not working properly, plumbing service is needed immediately. Grinder Pumps that malfunction, may cause the tank to fill up and sewage to possibly back up into the home or yard. Evans Plumbing offers superior Grinder Pump Service at any time you may need us.
To maintain a properly working Grinder Pump, sanitary napkins, diapers, kitty litter, paint, oil (both motor oil and cooking oils), etc. should not be flushed or poured down any drain, whether the home is connected to a gravity sewer system, septic tank, or grinder pump. These items can damage your pump or build up in the tank and cause blockages.
Grinder pumps that use floats to sense the level in the holding tank are prone to grease buildup that may turn the pump on unnecessarily, or not turn on the pump at all, causing the tank to fill up and sewage to possibly back up into the home or yard. To prevent this, grinder pumps that use floats may need to be cleaned to remove the grease from the floats during an annual professional plumbing inspection which is available with most of the service agreements offered by Evans Plumbing and Drain Service.