Sump Pump Installation, Maintenance & Repairs Phenix City Alabama


Did you know? Sump pumps will solve most basement flooding and leaking problems 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 normally installed at the most affordable sump pump servicepoint in your basement or crawl space. Ground water surrounding your house's foundation is carried into a boundary drain system installed at the base of the foundation. Water finds its way into the perforated drainpipes and is rapidly diverted to the sump pit. The sump pump, which is set off by a float switch, removes the water by pumping it to the nearby storm drain, dry well or detention pond. A sump pump switches on just when water inside the sump pit reaches a pre-determined level.

A lot of brand-new homes are equipped with sump pumps however older houses can be retrofitted with a sump system to avoid basement flooding. Our Midwest Plumbers plumbers are specialists at sump pump setup 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 during a serious storm when it's especially important that water is pumped far from your home.

sump pump installIf your home experiences a power failure out for an extended period, frequent power failures or if your main sump pump stops working, a battery backup sump pump or among lots of water powered backup systems (that utilize your home's supply of water pressure to get rid of water from the sump pit) will secure your basement from water damage. A Midwest Plumbers plumbing technician can provide a number of backup options.

Sump Pump Maintenance

Check your sump pump frequently to make sure it will run when the next big downpour happens. Evaluate it by pouring a pail of water into the sump pit. The pump should switch on, eliminate the water from the pit and shut itself off immediately. Make sure that the float and the check valve relocation easily.

To clean your sump pit, remove any dirt, sand, gravel and other debris to increase the pump's effectiveness and prolong its life. Make sure that the discharge line opening is without blockages so that water can be pumped through the line and out of your basement or crawlspace. If you do not wish to do this yourself, our group of Midwest Plumbers specialists is happy to help with your sump pump maintenance.

Sump Pump Replacement and Repair

Like any equipment with moving parts, sump pumps will wear out gradually and will have to be changed. There is no general rule on how often a sump pump need to be replaced because it depends upon how frequently the pump runs. If your sump pump is not working, call in the specialists at Midwest Plumbers to examine the scenario. We likewise can help with any basement leakage repairs that have occurred due to a damaged sump pump.

Consider a Battery Backup

For more details 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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