Sump Pump Installation, Maintenance & Repairs Eva Alabama


Did you know? Sump pumps will resolve most basement flooding and leaking concerns as they are developed to get rid of 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 usually installed at the lowest sump pump repairspoint in your basement or crawl space. Ground water surrounding your home's foundation is channeled into a boundary drain system set up at the base of the structure. Water discovers its method into the perforated drainpipes and is quickly diverted to the sump pit. The sump pump, which is set off by a float switch, eliminates 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.

The majority of 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 experts at sump pump setup 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 ensure that the pump will work when the power is out, such as throughout a severe storm when it's especially important that water is pumped away from your house.

sump pump installIf your house experiences a power interruption out for a prolonged duration, frequent power failures or if your primary sump pump fails, a battery backup sump pump or one of numerous water powered backup systems (that utilize your house's water supply pressure to remove water from the sump pit) will secure your basement from water damage. A Midwest Plumbers plumber can present several backup choices.

Sump Pump Maintenance

Test your sump pump routinely to make sure it will run when the next big downpour happens. Evaluate it by putting a pail of water into the sump pit. The pump must turn on, remove the water from the pit and shut itself off immediately. Ensure that the float and the check valve move easily.

To clean your sump pit, remove any dirt, sand, gravel and other particles to increase the pump's efficiency and extend its life. Ensure that the discharge line opening is without blockages so that water can be pumped through the line and from your basement or crawlspace. If you don't wish to do this yourself, our team of Midwest Plumbers experts is happy to assist with your sump pump maintenance.

Sump Pump Replacement and Repair

Like any devices with moving parts, sump pumps will wear over time and will need to be replaced. There is no general guideline on how frequently a sump pump must be replaced given that it depends upon how typically the pump runs. If your sump pump is not working, hire the specialists at Midwest Plumbers to evaluate the scenario. We also can help with any basement leakage repairs that have happened due to a broken sump pump.

Consider a Battery Backup

For more 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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