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Lift Stations are crucial to our sewer and drain systems but what exactly are they? Here are the top 5 lift stations questions:

What are Lift Stations? – Lift Stations are systems that combine plumbing and electrical components to move wastewater from lower to higher elevations. Lift stations have two main elements: the wet-well (holding tank) and the controls. The wet-well holds the sewage and holds the pumps. The controls help activate the pumps.

Where are Lift Stations installed? – Lift stations are installed where wastewater or sewage collect at low elevations, below the normal wastewater or sewage system.

Why are Lift Stations needed? – When the wastewater or sewage collection point is below the normal wastewater or sewage system, the wastewater and sewage will need to be pumped to higher levels of elevation.

How do Lift Stations work? – As a Lift Station is filled, the pump activates to move wastewater or sewage to higher elevations. Gravity is then used to bring the wastewater and sewage to the treatment or collection plant.

When should Lift Stations be maintained? – Frank Gay Commercial recommends monthly or quarterly maintenance depending on Lift Station size and usage. The electrical portion of a lift station is essential and frequent maintenance is needed to prevent a wastewater emergency.

Give Frank Gay Commercial a call today to request service or receive a free maintenance quote. (407)777-2256

Frank Gay Commercial specializes in lift stations and offers preventative maintenance to extend its life and reduce the risk of breakdowns. We have industrial technology that can help keep any lift station operating smoothly and safely. Our maintenance includes cleaning your system with a vactor truck if debris is present, checking and running the pumps, checking the float to ensure the pumps are activated when needed, and more!

If you have any questions or service needs regarding life stations, Frank Gay Commercial is eager to help. Give us a call today!

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At Frank Gay Commercial Services, LLC, we seek to be the gold standard in our trades and to be the backbone of our community. We know you have other options, but we make sure that if you use us once, you’ll be a customer for life!

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We strive for continuous growth by embracing innovation, investing in employee development, and pursuing new opportunities to improve the quality of its services and expand its reach.


Frank Gay Commercial Services, LLC brings a high level of energy to its work, consistently delivering quality services with enthusiasm, passion, and a can-do attitude.

Customer Reviews
Sienna Wheeler

I used Frank Gay for electrical services. I wanted to have my outdated light fixture upgraded to something more modern and classy. My technician was Mario and he was incredible! Very fast and efficient service. He was also very friendly and knowledgeable. I highly recommend this company!

Justin Collins

Michael Gilbert was very knowledgeable and helpful with the repair process. He also made recommendations for repairs that we didn’t know were issues until he showed us the problems. He provided us pricing for the repairs itemized and combined. He is an all around good guy to talk to while he was getting the job done. In the end everything came out just right. Thanks Michael take care!

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