Sump Pump Installation, Maintenance & Repairs Holtville Alabama


Did you know? Sump pumps will resolve most basement flooding and dripping issues 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 typically installed at the lowest sump pump repairspoint in your basement or crawl area. Ground water surrounding your home's foundation is directed into a perimeter drain system set up at the base of the foundation. Water finds its way into the perforated drains and is quickly diverted to the sump pit. The sump pump, which is triggered by a float switch, removes the water by pumping it to the nearest storm drain, dry well or detention pond. A sump pump turns on just when water inside the sump pit reaches a pre-determined level.

Most brand-new houses 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 house's electrical system or be plugged into an outlet. Numerous 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 an extreme storm when it's specifically important that water is pumped far from your home.

sump pump installationIf your house experiences a power failure out for a prolonged duration, frequent power failures or if your main sump pump fails, a battery backup sump pump or among lots of water powered backup systems (that utilize your house's supply of water pressure to remove water from the sump pit) will protect your basement from water damage. A Midwest Plumbers plumber can provide several backup alternatives.

Sump Pump Maintenance

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

To clean your sump pit, remove any dirt, sand, gravel and other debris to increase the pump's performance and lengthen its life. Ensure that the discharge line opening is free of blockages so that water can be pumped through the line and from your basement or crawlspace. If you don't want to do this yourself, our team of Midwest Plumbers professionals is happy to help with your sump pump maintenance.

Sump Pump Replacement and Repair

Like any devices with moving parts, sump pumps will break in time and will need to be replaced. There is no basic rule on how typically a sump pump need to be replaced because it depends on how frequently the pump runs. If your sump pump is not working, hire the professionals at Midwest Plumbers to assess the situation. We likewise can aid with any basement leakage repairs that have occurred due to a broken sump pump.

Consider a Battery Backup

To find out more 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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