Sump Pump Repair in Charlotte NC and Surrounding Areas

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A sump pump redirects water away from your home’s foundation while protecting your basement or crawl space from flooding. Your sump pump is an important piece of equipment that helps protect your home from costly water damage.

If your sump pump isn’t working as it should or stops working altogether, the sump pump experts at Three Way Plumbing can diagnose the issue and get things back up and running.

Call today to schedule a sump pump service in Cornelius, Huntersville, or Concord.


The two most common styles of sump pumps are pedestal sump pumps that are mounted above the sump pit and submersible sump pumps that sit in a sump pit or a well.

Let’s look into these two types a little more:

Pedestal Sump Pump

With a pedestal sump pump, the motor is mounted above the sump pit which keeps it away from the water. Attached is an impeller that is connected to the motor and a long shaft that extends into the pit.

Pedestal pumps are less expensive than submersible pumps and are the easier to repair sump pump since the motor isn’t submerged. They’re also louder than submersible pumps because the motor is exposed.

Submersible Sump Pump

This type of pump is entirely submerged in the pit. They are more powerful and efficient than pedestal pumps because they don’t have to pump the water as far and they are also quieter because everything is kept underwater or in the pit.

Submersible pumps are more durable and have a longer lifespan due to better cooling of the motor.

More About How Your Sump Pump Works 

Your sump pump is powered by electricity, which is susceptible to storm-related power outages. If your sump pump doesn’t have a battery backup already, you should consider having one installed by a licensed plumber. 

When water rises around your home or in your basement, your sump pump is triggered by a float switch. Once the switch is activated, the pump begins to remove water from the area.  

Again, it’s important for your sump pump to have a battery-powered water level alarm to alert you when it is no longer working.  

Most importantly, when was the last time you checked your sump pump? Have you tested it as part of regular sump pump maintenance to make sure it’s functioning properly? A lot of homeowners don’t do this and when the time comes for the motor to kick on – they find out they have a problem and now it’s too late.  

If your sump pump needs battery backups or you’d like to learn more about general maintenance to protect your Cornelius, Huntersville, or Concord area home during a storm, call us to schedule an appointment.


The professional plumbers at Three Way Plumbing offer a full range of plumbing services, including sump pump maintenance. It’s important to have your sump pump inspected annually to prevent these issues from causing a mechanical breakdown: 

  • Faulty installation 
  • Clogs 
  • Overflowing basin 
  • A constantly running pump 
  • Jammed float switch 

Sump pump failure can cause expensive and frustrating water damage to your home. Ensure your pump continues to run efficiently and doesn’t encounter any unexpected problems by scheduling regular maintenance with a professional plumber. 

Call us to schedule your annual sump pump maintenance in Cornelius, Huntersville, or Concord. 

Get Expert Sump Pump Repair in Charlotte NC: Choose Three Way Plumbing

Family-owned and -operated since 1997, Three Way Plumbing has provided exceptional service to their neighbors in Charlotte and surrounding areas for over 20 years. 

We serve the community where we live, so we’ve built our business on honest pricing, integrity, and reliability. We’re proud of the great reviews our satisfied customers leave for us, and we strive to be a dependable and trustworthy plumber. 

Customer service is important, which is why a real person will always be available to take your call, and we only send highly skilled, drug-tested, background-checked plumbers to your home. We also offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee on all our products and work. 

Whether you need sump pump service, repair, maintenance, or installation – we’re here to help. Our experts pride themselves on providing industry-leading customer service and we know you’ll see the difference right away.  

Contact Three Way Plumbing at (704)-795-9349 for all your Cornelius, Huntersville, or Concord home’s sump pump service needs


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