Keeping Your Home Dry is Vital
Sump Pump Repair, Replacement & Installation
Sump pumps are important systems which can help prevent flooding in your basement, foundation, crawlspace or home if you live in a floodplain or low-lying area. If you have an area with insufficient drainage during times of heavy rainfall.
These systems can save you thousands of dollars and untold hours of stress and headaches. Removing moisture is a vital part of your home maintenance. Standing water can lead to mold, rot, and structural damage.
It is extremely important to invest in a system if you need one and to maintain it regularly to ensure that it works when you need it the most.
Do You Need a Sump Pump?
If your home hasn’t been waterproofed then it’s a good idea to invest in a sump pump system to prevent flooding in unsealed areas of your home. During periods of rainfall or flooding, your sump pump will draw groundwater away from your home and prevent it from pushing up against your walls, leaking through cracks, and flooding.
Common Sump Pump Problems
One of the most common reasons for sump pump problems is that there has been an interruption of power. Sump pumps require electricity to run, and if you don’t have a sump pump battery installed, you may experience problems pumping away the groundwater near your home.
Fault or Stuck Switch
Crack or Wornout Discharge Pipes
Sump Pump is Old
The average life of a sump pump is 5-7 years with common usage.
Battery Backup Failure
It is highly recommended your sump pump have a battery backup. If your sump pump battery has failed it can interrupt the entire power system, resulting in failure.