Sump Pump Installation, Maintenance & Repairs Hanceville Alabama


Did you understand? Sump pumps will solve most basement flooding and dripping concerns as they are designed to eliminate 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 generally installed at the lowest sump pump maintenancepoint in your basement or crawl space. Ground water surrounding your home's foundation is transported 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, eliminates 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.

A lot of new homes are equipped with sump pumps however older homes can be retrofitted with a sump system to prevent basement flooding. Our Midwest Plumbers plumbers are specialists 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 equipped with a battery backup to ensure that the pump will work when the power is out, such as during a severe storm when it's specifically important that water is pumped far from your home.

sump pump installationIf your home experiences a power blackout out for an extended period, regular power failures or if your primary sump pump fails, a battery backup sump pump or one of numerous water powered backup systems (that use your house's water system pressure to get rid of water from the sump pit) will protect your basement from water damage. A Midwest Plumbers plumbing professional can present numerous backup choices.

Sump Pump Maintenance

Test your sump pump regularly to make sure it will operate when the next big downpour happens. Check it by putting a container of water into the sump pit. The pump should switch on, eliminate the water from the pit and shut itself off immediately. Guarantee that the float and the check valve relocation freely.

To clean your sump pit, get rid of any dirt, sand, gravel and other debris to increase the pump's performance and prolong its life. Make sure that the discharge line opening is without obstructions so that water can be pumped through the line and out of your basement or crawlspace. If you don't want to do this yourself, our group of Midwest Plumbers specialists is happy to assist with your sump pump maintenance.

Sump Pump Replacement and Repair

Like any equipment with moving parts, sump pumps will wear in time and will have to be changed. There is no basic rule on how typically a sump pump must be replaced since it depends on how typically the pump runs. If your sump pump is not working, hire the specialists at Midwest Plumbers to examine the circumstance. We also can assist with any basement leak repair works that have actually occurred due to a damaged sump pump.

Consider a Battery Backup

To find out more on Midwest Plumbers basement plumbing services, call your local 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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