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Have you ever wondered how a sewer ejection system works? Basically, this system works more like a hole in the ground with a pump that effectively collects waste from underground plumbing systems and fixtures located in homes, or commercial places. Once the waste is collected, water pushes the waste from the building to the outside through sump pumps and grinder pumps.

As this process goes on, sometimes you may even smell bad odor coming from your basement. Have you ever wondered why? There are times when the waste tends to accumulate in the pipelines and this is when bad odor diffuses around. If not properly maintained, this system could break and not do its job as well as it should.

How Can You Keep The System Working Well?

The proper functioning of sewer ejection systems solely depends on you as the property owner, and how well you are able to care and maintain the system. Maintaining sewer ejection systems is not a problem; you just need to pay attention to some tips that can come in handy.

1. Ensure the Grinder Pump System Clear

The entire system can run smoothly if you ensure that the grinder pump remains clean at all times. Cleaning this pump may cost you a lot, but there’s a trick that wouldn’t cost you much time and money. All you have to do is follow a home remedy, and that’s the use of lemon juice. Use a glass of lemon juice and let it run down the flush, which works well by pushing away any dirt that comes along the way and also reduces grease traps in the sewage lines. Instead of purchasing expensive chemicals, the use of lemons is worth the try.

2. Avoid Throwing Trash down the Commode

Throwing tissue down the commode doesn’t really clog the system; however, if you throw other trash that won’t easily flush down the lines, then most probably the sewer ejection system will fail to work. Even though modern toilets can push down wastes easily, it is best that you use a bin. The trash ends up going through the system and blocks the way ahead, resulting in serious drain and flush problems. The best way to tackle this is by removing the wastes, to do this job; you will have to call in professionals.

3. Ensure the Vent is Clean

Every sewer ejection system has a vent, which connects the drainage system to the pit located outside your home. To ensure that the system works well, you have to check whether the vents are clean or not. Blocking the vent is also important, which helps to keep bad odors away.

4. Call in Plumbing Services Yearly

Every sewer ejection system has a vent, which connects the drainage system to the pit located outside your home. To ensure that the system works well, you have to check whether the vents are clean or not. Blocking the vent is also important, which helps to keep bad odors away.

If you are searching for professional services to clean sewer ejection systems, or any other plumbing related problems, you can rely on us, Mesa Plumbing. We offer our services in Gilbert, Tempe, Fountain hills, Scottsdale, Mesa, and Chandler too.

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