Sump Pump Installation, Maintenance & Repairs East Florence Alabama


Did you know? Sump pumps will fix most basement flooding and dripping issues 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 normally installed at the most affordable sump pump repairspoint in your basement or crawl space. Ground water surrounding your home's structure is funnelled into a perimeter drain system installed at the base of the structure. Water finds its method into the perforated drains and is quickly diverted to the sump pit. The sump pump, which is activated by a float switch, gets rid of the water by pumping it to the nearest storm drain, dry well or detention pond. A sump pump switches on only when water inside the sump pit reaches a pre-determined level.

Most new homes are equipped with sump pumps but older homes can be retrofitted with a sump system to avoid basement flooding. Our Midwest Plumbers plumbers are professionals at sump pump installation and repair.

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 equipped with a battery backup to guarantee that the pump will work when the power is out, such as throughout a serious storm when it's especially crucial that water is pumped away from your home.

sump pump installIf your home experiences a power interruption out for an extended duration, frequent power interruptions or if your main sump pump fails, a battery backup sump pump or one of lots of water powered backup systems (that use your home's supply of water pressure to get rid of water from the sump pit) will safeguard your basement from water damage. A Midwest Plumbers plumbing professional can provide numerous backup choices.

Sump Pump Maintenance

Test your sump pump routinely to make sure it will operate when the next big rainstorm happens. Evaluate it by putting a bucket of water into the sump pit. The pump should turn on, get rid of the water from the pit and shut itself off in a matter of seconds. Ensure that the float and the check valve move easily.

To clean your sump pit, get rid of any dirt, sand, gravel and other particles to increase the pump's efficiency and lengthen its life. Make sure that the discharge line opening is devoid of obstructions so that water can be pumped through the line and out of your basement or crawlspace. If you do not want to do this yourself, our team of Midwest Plumbers professionals enjoys to assist with your sump pump upkeep.

Sump Pump Replacement and Repair

Like any equipment with moving parts, sump pumps will wear out over time and will have to be replaced. There is no basic rule on how often a sump pump need to be changed since it depends upon how often the pump operates. If your sump pump is not working, contact the professionals at Midwest Plumbers to evaluate the circumstance. We also can assist with any basement leak repair works that have happened due to a broken sump pump.

Consider a Battery Backup

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Midwest Plumbers Sump Pump Services Include:

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

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