Sump Pump Installation, Maintenance & Repairs Springfield Colorado


Did you understand? Sump pumps will solve most basement flooding and dripping problems as they are designed 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 generally set up at the lowest sump pump servicepoint in your basement or crawl area. Ground water surrounding your home's structure is carried into a boundary drain system set up at the base of the structure. Water finds its way into the perforated drains and is rapidly 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 turns on only when water inside the sump pit reaches a pre-determined level.

Most new houses 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 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 geared up with a battery backup to ensure that the pump will work when the power is out, such as during an extreme storm when it's especially crucial that water is pumped far from your home.

sump pump installIf your home experiences a power blackout out for a prolonged period, frequent power interruptions or if your primary sump pump fails, a battery backup sump pump or among lots of water powered backup systems (that use your house'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 professional can provide a number of backup alternatives.

Sump Pump Maintenance

Evaluate your sump pump regularly to make sure it will operate when the next huge downpour takes place. Evaluate it by pouring a bucket of water into the sump pit. The pump should turn on, eliminate the water from the pit and shut itself off immediately. Make sure that the float and the check valve relocation freely.

To clean your sump pit, remove any dirt, sand, gravel and other particles to increase the pump's efficiency and lengthen its life. Guarantee 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 want to do this yourself, our team of Midwest Plumbers professionals enjoys to help with your sump pump upkeep.

Sump Pump Replacement and Repair

Like any equipment with moving parts, sump pumps will wear out gradually and will have to be replaced. There is no general guideline on how frequently a sump pump need to be changed because it depends on how frequently 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

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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