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Sump Pump Services in Cincinnati, OH & Northern Kentucky

Protect Your Cincinnati Home From Flood Damage With a Sump Pump

Picture of a sump pumpA home sump pump system is vital to keeping your home free of standing water, mold, and similar moisture issues. These appliances protect high-risk areas like basements, utility spaces, and recent home additions or renovations.

At Schneller Knochelmann Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, we take protecting your home seriously. We offer top-class sump pump services to meet all of your needs.

The Schneller Knochelmann team is certified and licensed, offering you the quality service you’ve come to expect from our professionals in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Our team has been the leading name in local home service for over 95 years, building our reputation on trust, superior solutions, and friendly service.

For sump pump services, call the plumbers from Schneller Knochelmann Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning today.

Sump Pump Services

At Schneller Knochelmann Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, our Cincinnati plumbers offer a complete array of services to our residential and commercial clients. Using world-class brands and parts coupled with our superior training ensures you get the best for:

It’s important that your sump pump is properly sized and installed. We use a brand that can reliably withstand the demands of pumping water continuously.

Sump Pump Installation & Replacement

Our plumbers can size and install the perfect pump system for you. We handle every aspect of your sump pump project, from pit excavation and construction to pump installation.

Our installation services ensure your home is equipped with a pump system that can be run continuously whenever you need it, as long as you need it. You can rely on the quality services and skilled team to bring you the best.

Sump Pump Repair

A sump pump system that’s not operating properly can open up your home to all kinds of trouble, including property loss, water damage, mold growth, and potentially even worse. When your system is on the fritz, you need a team that can provide accurate services. When you choose Schneller Knochelmann, you can rest assured that your needs are our top priority. 

Call our plumbing repair team when:

  • The pump is noisy during operation
  • The pump is failing to drain water adequately
  • The pump fails to operate at all
  • You begin to notice mold or mildew growth
  • The pump is short-cycling 

Sump Pump Maintenance

As with any home system, especially plumbing systems, it’s best to avoid problems completely by optimizing your system for perfect performance. That’s why our professional plumbers offer routine sump pump maintenance services in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

Our team takes care to optimize your system through complete cleaning, component checks, operation tests, and more.

Battery Backups

Schneller Knochelmann also installs sump pump battery backups in the Cincinnati area. In Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati, heavy thunderstorms are common. They bring high winds and lightning, so you may lose power during them. Because your sump pump runs on electricity, it can stop working during a power outage.

That’s why you need a battery backup sump pump. Not only does it work when your main sump pump doesn’t, but it also acts as a secondary pump in case your primary pump gets overwhelmed.

The battery backup also has an alarm that alerts you if there are any problems with the battery, connections, or a clogged pump. The backup sump pump ensures you’re covered during power outages, sump pump failures, and excessive water flow.

Trust Schneller Knochelmann — Cincinnati’s Top Plumbers Since 1928

For over 95 years, the Schneller Knochelmann team has worked hard to establish our business as the region’s leading HVAC and plumbing service provider. We guarantee that each team member has the skills, experience, and equipment to perform every sump installation, repair, or replacement to the highest standards.

Our work ethic and dedication to our founding principles guide every task we perform, and it shows in the quality and reliability of every service we offer our clients in Ohio and Kentucky.

Schedule Sump Pump Installation, Maintenance, or Repair in Cincinnati or Northern KY

Schneller Knochelmann handles sump pump installation, repairs, and maintenance in the Cincinnati area. Your sump pump is your last line of defense from water getting into your basement and ruining your possessions. If you have sump pump trouble of any kind, we can handle it.

Frequently Asked Questions About Sump Pumps

Common questions we receive about sump pumps include:

Can sump pumps be repaired?

Floats, check valves, impellers, and other components can fail over time. When components within the sump pump fail, our team can repair or replace these to return the system to full operation.

How many years does a sump pump last?

A well-maintained sump pump will provide reliable operation for around 10 years.

What causes sump pump failure?

Power outages and damaged electrical wires are the most common causes of sump pump failures. Other common causes of failure include improperly installed or sized sump pumps, overloading, frozen or clogged discharge pipes, and old age.

How do I keep my sump pump clean?

Sump pumps require regular cleaning, at least once per year in most cases. To clean the sump pump, disconnect the pump from the discharge pipe and take it outside to rinse it off with a garden hose.

You’ll want to remove any caked-on debris. Next, drain the standing water from within the sump pit (this is usually easiest with a shop vac), then dry the sump pump before reconnecting it to the discharge pipe.

How long does a sump pump installation take?

Switching out an old sump pump usually takes an hour or two. Before any installation, we’ll thoroughly assess your needs and provide a reliable estimate that includes the expected duration and steps required to complete the sump pump installation in your home.

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