United Structural Systems is the Sump Pump Repair Leader in Chicagoland area and Suburbs

Sump Pump Repair For Residents In Chicago, Il

Making sure water is kept away from a home's foundation is important to the integrity of your home. One of the ways to keep water away from the foundation is a sump pump system. Many homes in Chicago has a sump pump system. If it is not working correctly, it can cause many problems including: damage to personal belongings, damage to a finished basement, mold and mildew problems. Knowing the signs that your sump pump may be in need of repair is important.

Some of these signs are:

  • Visible rust
  • The pump gets stuck
  • Runs constantly
  • Makes noise
  • Vibrates when running
  • Stopped running

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If you notice any of these signs, let the professionals at United Structural Systems inspect your sump pump and see if it can be repaired. United Structural Systems will also do scheduled maintenance on your sump pump to ensure that it is working correctly. Sump pump repair in Chicagoland area and Suburbs by United Structural Systems plays a pivotal role in your home's overall basement drainage system and repairs. In fact, the effectiveness of your water drainage system is wholly dependent on the smooth operation of the sump. In the event that sump pump failure does happen, your basement is vulnerable to costly flooding and great aggravation. At United Structural Systems we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest degree of waterproofing service possible.

Regular inspection and maintenance is recommended especially if the sump pump is running frequently due to higher water table, water drainage, or weather conditions. When United Structural Systems inspects your sump pump, they will check valves, obstructions, discharge line opening, and float switches.

Most of the these issues can be repaired. But if the sump pump is over 7 years old, it usually pays to replace versus repair.


Know When To Repair or Replace Your Sump Pump in Chicagoland area and Suburbs

When you find that your sump pump is not working the way it should, an experienced contractor should be called in to examine it. United Structural Systems has the experience in sump pump repair and installation to know when it is best to repair or replace your sump pump. It is usually best to replace a sump pump if it is over 7 years old and has visible rust on the surface.

Another sign that your sump pump should be replaced, is a new noise that is louder than the usual humming. This may indicate that the motor is failing. The sump pump should be replaced before the motor totally stops running and a big rain comes and causes damage.

The constant cycling on and off of the sump pump can be cause by a broken float switch, which causes stress on the motor. If this is the case, the experts at United Structural Systems can examine the float switch and repair it.

The only way to know if it is best to repair or replace your sump pump, is to contact a professional that has the experience in basement waterproofing and sump pump repair and replacement. United Structural Systems is a leader in the industry and are locally owned and operated. We serve the entire Chicagoland area and Suburbs metro area. If you are in need of sump pump repair or replacement, don't hesitate. Contact the experts at United Structural Systems today for a free inspection.