Standard & Grinder
Don’t let a faulty sewage pump or grinder pump cause damage to your home or commercial building. At Trinity Plumbing, we offer fast and reliable repair services to get your system back up and running in no time. If your sewage pump or grinder pump is beyond repair, we can replace it with a new, high-quality system.
Our team of experts will work with you to determine the best solution for your specific needs, ensuring that your building stays safe and dry.
Contact Trinity Plumbing to schedule an appointment for your sump pump, sewage pump, or grinder pump.
A standard sewage pump and a grinder pump are two types of sewage pumps. Both are used to pump waste water from a low-lying area, such as a basement or crawl space, to a higher elevation where it can be safely discharged into a sewer system.
However, the key difference between the two is their durability, the size of the solids they are capable of handling, and their grinding mechanism.
A standard sewage pump is designed to pump wastewater that contains relatively large solids and debris, such as human waste and toilet paper. The solids are collected in a tank and pumped out in larger pieces.
A standard pump would typically be used in a residential basement. However, if a home located below the level of the sewer main, a sewage pump may be necessary to pump all wastewater up to the sewer main.
Standard sewage pumps are more susceptible to jamming and failure than a grinder pump.
A grinder pump is an upgraded version of a standard sewage pump. A grinder pump has a grinding mechanism that reduces the solids to a fine slurry, which can then be pumped out to the sewer system.
A grinder pump is ideal for areas where the wastewater contains a large amount of waste; such as food waste, kitchen grease, feminine products, wipes, and other types of waste that can clog a standard sewage pump.
In a commercial environment, it’s harder to regulate what people flush down the toilet. So a grinder pump is great for commercial usage, to prevent downtime or severe clogs.
Trinity Plumbing provides a range of services related to pumps; including installation, repair, replacement, & maintenance.
If a home or building is located below the level of the sewer main, a pump may be necessary to pump the wastewater up to the sewer line. Trinity Plumbing can help determine if a sewage or grinder pump is needed and provide installation services.