Southeast Wisconsin Grinder Pump Installers
Grinder Pumps for Homes & Commercial Properties
Grinder pumps are an ideal solution for breaking down waste and moving it through your septic system efficiently. Area Septic Installation installs grinder pumps for homes and businesses throughout Southeast and South Central Wisconsin. Call us to install your grinder pump today!
Wisconsin Grinder Pump Replacement
If your grinder pump needs to be replaced, it is best to call a professional sewage contractor to install a new grinder pump. Area Septic Installation will install or repair the most common grinder pumps used in commercial, municipal, and residential applications.
How Do I Know If My Grinder Pump Needs To Be Replaced?
Quality grinder pumps will last for years with proper maintenance, but eventually, they will need to be replaced. If you smell stagnant water coming from your drains or experience multiple drain clogs at one time, your grinder pump may need replacement.
Benefits of Grinder Pumps
A grinder pump can be a helpful edition to your sewer system if your sewage pump is clogging or if your system requires additional power to break up and move debris in your wastewater.
How to Choose a Grinder Pump
When choosing a grinder pump, consider the pressure, flow rate and temperature your system requires. Other factors to consider include:
- automatic vs. manual operation
- power rating
- outlet diameter
- pump head
- horizontal vs. vertical discharge
When you work with Area Septic Installation, we will work with you to determine the best system for your needs. We take care of all the details with careful assessment and planning, giving you a professionally designed and installed grinder pump you can have confidence in.
Grinder Pump Installation Process
Installing a grinder pump involves:
- Excavating the area and preparing a hole with room for backfill
- Installing the grinder pump with with a discharge and an inlet hole
- Establishing connections with PVC pipes and cables
- Grounding and backfilling the unit
- Setting the float alarm
- Ensuring ventilation
Testing the system following installation is critical to confirm your grinder pump is fully operational.
Grinder Pump Installation FAQs
How is a grinder pump installed?
A grinder pump is installed by excavating the area, installing the grinder pump, connecting the pump with all necessary systems, grounding and backfilling the pump and setting the float alarm. It is important to test the grinder pump and ensure proper ventilation following grinder pump installation to ensure safe and efficient functioning.
How much does it cost to install a grinder pump?
Depending on the site specifications of your home or business, grinder pump installation can cost anywhere from $2,000-$6,000.
How far can a grinder pump push?
A grinder pump can push low volumes of waste up to thousands of feet away from your home.
Why would a house need a grinder pump?
A home may require a grinder pump to break down waste if it sits at a lower elevation than the sewer main.