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My sump pump runs continuously, 15 years, Not sure what to

Customer Question

My sump pump runs continuously
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: 15 years
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Not sure what to do
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Rick replied 8 months ago.

Welcome to Just Answer, my name is ***** ***** I will do my best to help you with your issue. First I’ll need some more info so I have a more complete picture of you situation.

Is the water level in the sump high enough to engage the float?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I actually have water continuously flowing into the pit. I am required to change the sump pump once every year. And, still have had 3 events from pump failures.
Expert:  Rick replied 8 months ago.

Then maybe a bigger/higher capacity pump might keep up otherwise there's nothing else you can do about it except maybe add a second pump

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Expert:  Rick replied 8 months ago.

You're welcome

Expert:  Rick replied 8 months ago.

I'd appreciate a favorable rating

Expert:  Rick replied 8 months ago.