Lift Stations

Are you looking for a professional company to handle the installation or repair of lift stations, or to provide lift station maintenance? With years of service to businesses, residential communities, and municipalities throughout Indianapolis and central Indiana, Max Haas has the knowledge and experience you can count on to get the job done right.

Services for Lift Stations

At Max Haas, we are dedicated to delivering the best experience all around – from performing quality work to providing exceptional levels of customer service.

The services we offer for lift stations include the following:

  • Installation of new lift stations
  • Pump and motor repairs and replacements
  • Pipe repairs and replacement
  • Valve repairs and replacements
  • Inspecting pumps/lift stations and recommending the best repair or replacement for your system, while taking your budget into consideration
  • Lift station maintenance

Causes of Overflows in Lift Stations

There are many reasons that lift stations fail, with some of the most common reasons for overflow being:

  • Failure of an electronic control component or motor
  • A stuck valve
  • A clogged pump (see below)

If you have a lift station, the following items should never be flushed, as they can result in a clogged the pump:

  • Cleaning wipes
  • Baby wipes
  • Bathroom wipes (even though they say they are flushable!)
  • Diapers (both cloth and disposable types)
  • Q-Tips
  • Feminine sanitary products

If you notice any of the above issues or suspect pump failure, be sure to address them sooner rather than later by having a professional come out to assess the situation. Our technicians will always diagnose the system before prescribing a repair plan. This enables us to develop the best solution for you – one that’s informed, practical, and customized to your specific system and needs.

How Often Should Lift Stations Be Serviced?

Wet wall cleaning is typically recommended every four years for residential customers and every year for commercial customers. This cleaning helps prevent the buildup of grease and solids that can damage your pump.

In addition to cleaning, lift station inspections and the performance of regular preventative lift station maintenance are essential to helping reduce costs and increasing the lifespan and reliability of your equipment. Inspections will help ensure the proper functioning of the various components of your lift station, while regular maintenance can save you from having to make costly repairs in the future.


Contact Us

When you work with us, you will find that our excellent work and attention to detail, combined with our amazing customer service, results in an overall experience that is remarkable and tough to find elsewhere.

Contact us today to discuss any questions, concerns, or issues you may be having with your lift station or to request information about lift station installations or maintenance programs.