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Do You Know About Your Home’s Grinder Pump? It’s Important!

Monday, August 13th, 2018

water-line-repairPeople don’t really want to think much about the sewage removal system for their homes. Of course not, it’s sort of icky. Hey, as long as it works, you don’t want to spend much time on it.

But you need to give some occasional thought to the different components of your sewage system to make sure that they’re working in the best possible condition. Failure in the sewage system will turn into a nasty problem, and you’ll require the services of a professional plumber in Frederick, MD to fix the problem. But if you call the plumber early to fix problems when they’re small or replace older components, you can keep the sewer system working the way it should so you can go back to giving the sewage system only a thought here and there.

And this brings us to the grinder pump…

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Problems You May Encounter with Your Home’s Grinder Pump

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

The grinder pump is a part of the sewer system for many homes. Essentially, it functions similar to a garbage disposal, except it is more powerful and located farther along in the plumbing in a tank buried under your property. When the wastewater exiting your home reaches a set level, the pump turns on to move the water toward the civic sewer system—while also grinding down larger solid waste to prevent problems in the municipal sewer lines.

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