Sump Pump Replacement and Installation

Water flows to the lowest point of your house, and sump pumps keep the water out. Sump pump failure can lead to all kinds of water damage to your home’s foundation. So, a sump pump emergency calls for immediate attention to get a new one installed.

When you have a plumbing emergency and need sump pump services, don’t hesitate to call a sump pump plumber from Roto-Rooter Plumbing & Water Cleanup in St. George, UT and Cedar City, UT

Signs of Bad Sump Pumps

Below are some of the most common signs of sump pump failure we see on the job. If you notice any of the following, contact an expert for sump pump repair or installation.

Won’t Pump

The surest sign you have a bad submersible pump is if it stops pumping water out of the sump pit. In the worst cases, the backup battery of pedestal models can fail.

Runs Continuously

If the sump pump runs even when it’s not supposed to, it could mean the float switch is miscalibrated so it runs when the water is a few inches over the ground level in the sump pit. However, continuous running could mean the old unit can’t handle the excess water due


Another sign of a broken sump pump is mold growth around the basement. Mold can form when water seeps underneath the ground into the pump pit and the pump cannot remove it.

Loud Noises

If you can hear loud scraping noises from the lowest point of the sump pit, it could be a sign of mechanical failure that requires repair.

The Best Sump Pump Services

No matter what your sump pump problem is, our licensed plumbers can ensure fast and efficient sump pump repair, sump pump replacement, and sump pump troubleshooting. We work with all kinds of sump pumps, including both pedestal sump pump and submersible sump pump models. Whether you need sump pump repairs or want to install a backup sump pump, we are the crew to call.

Sump Pump FAQ

Below are some common questions we receive about our sump pump services.

How Long Does Sump Pump Installation Take?

It depends on whether it’s a submersible pump or a pedestal pump, but it usually takes about six to eight hours to replace. The project might take longer depending on the access conditions of the home’s foundation.

How Long Do Sump Pumps Last?

Pedestal sump pumps and submersible pumps usually last about 10 years, assuming you get regular sump pump maintenance. Water damage and stress can shorten its lifespan.

Do I Need a Backup Sump Pump?

You need a backup pump installed if you live somewhere that is at a higher risk of flooding. Otherwise, regular sump pump maintenance and sump pump repair will keep your system in good condition.

Sump Pump Plumber Near Me

Roto-Rooter Plumbing & Water Cleanup is your go-to solution for sump pump maintenance, repair, and installation. We have installed countless sump pumps for Utah homeowners to help protect them from flooding and heavy rains.

If you are experiencing sump pump failures and need a sump pump plumber, call today at (435) 673-2511 to schedule an appointment in St. George & Cedar City, UT!


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