Sump Pump Installation, Maintenance & Repairs Bay Minette Alabama


Did you know? Sump pumps will solve most basement flooding and dripping problems as they are created to remove water from basements and crawlspaces.

What is a Sump Pump?

A sump pump is a submersible pump that sits at the bottom of a sump pit, which is typically set up at the most affordable sump pump repairspoint in your basement or crawl area. Ground water surrounding your house's structure is funnelled into a perimeter drain system set up at the base of the structure. Water discovers its method into the perforated drains and is quickly diverted to the sump pit. The sump pump, which is set off by a float switch, removes the water by pumping it to the closest storm drain, dry well or detention pond. A sump pump switches on only when water inside the sump pit reaches a pre-determined level.

Many new homes are equipped with sump pumps however older houses can be retrofitted with a sump system to prevent basement flooding. Our Midwest Plumbers plumbers are professionals at sump pump installation and repair work.

Sump Pump Installation

Sump pumps can be hard-wired into a home's electrical system or be plugged into an outlet. Many sump pumps are geared up with a battery backup to make sure that the pump will work when the power is out, such as during a serious storm when it's especially essential that water is pumped far from your home.

sump pump installIf your home experiences a power interruption out for a prolonged period, frequent power interruptions or if your main sump pump stops working, a battery backup sump pump or one of numerous water powered backup systems (that utilize your home's water supply pressure to eliminate water from the sump pit) will protect your basement from water damage. A Midwest Plumbers plumbing can present a number of backup options.

Sump Pump Maintenance

Evaluate your sump pump frequently to make sure it will operate when the next huge downpour takes place. Test it by putting a pail of water into the sump pit. The pump must switch on, remove the water from the pit and shut itself off immediately. Ensure that the float and the check valve move freely.

To clean your sump pit, eliminate any dirt, sand, gravel and other particles to increase the pump's effectiveness and lengthen its life. Ensure that the discharge line opening is devoid of obstructions so that water can be pumped through the line and from your basement or crawlspace. If you do not want to do this yourself, our team of Midwest Plumbers experts enjoys to help with your sump pump upkeep.

Sump Pump Replacement and Repair

Like any devices with moving parts, sump pumps will break gradually and will have to be changed. There is no general guideline on how often a sump pump should be replaced considering that it depends on how frequently the pump runs. If your sump pump is not working, call in the experts at Midwest Plumbers to assess the situation. We also can help with any basement leakage repairs that have occurred due to a broken sump pump.

Consider a Battery Backup

For additional information on Midwest Plumbers basement plumbing services, call your regional branch or schedule a service online.

Midwest Plumbers Sump Pump Services Include:

  • Sump Pump Maintenance
  • Sump Pump Repairs
  • Sump Pump Replacement

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