Sump Pump Installation, Maintenance & Repairs Granbury Texas


Did you know? Sump pumps will resolve most basement flooding and dripping issues as they are designed 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 normally installed at the lowest sump pump repairspoint in your basement or crawl area. Ground water surrounding your home's structure is carried into a border drain system set up at the base of the foundation. Water discovers its way into the perforated drains and is rapidly diverted to the sump pit. The sump pump, which is set off 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.

Many new houses are geared up with sump pumps however older homes can be retrofitted with a sump system to avoid basement flooding. Our Midwest Plumbers plumbers are experts at sump pump installation and repair.

Sump Pump Installation

Sump pumps can be hard-wired into a house's electrical system or be plugged into an outlet. Lots of sump pumps are equipped with a battery backup to make sure that the pump will work when the power is out, such as during a serious storm when it's specifically crucial that water is pumped away from your home.

sump pump installIf your house experiences a power interruption out for an extended duration, regular power blackouts or if your primary sump pump stops working, a battery backup sump pump or one of 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 protect your basement from water damage. A Midwest Plumbers plumbing technician can present a number of backup alternatives.

Sump Pump Maintenance

Evaluate your sump pump routinely to make sure it will run when the next big downpour takes place. Test it by pouring a bucket of water into the sump pit. The pump must turn on, eliminate the water from the pit and shut itself off in a matter of seconds. Make sure that the float and the check valve relocation easily.

To clean your sump pit, get rid of any dirt, sand, gravel and other particles to increase the pump's performance and extend its life. Ensure 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 don't want to do this yourself, our group of Midwest Plumbers professionals enjoys to assist with your sump pump upkeep.

Sump Pump Replacement and Repair

Like any devices with moving parts, sump pumps will wear over time and will have to be changed. There is no general rule on how frequently a sump pump need to be replaced considering that it depends on how often the pump runs. If your sump pump is not working, employ the professionals at Midwest Plumbers to examine the situation. We also can assist with any basement leakage repairs that have happened due to a damaged sump pump.

Consider a Battery Backup

For additional information 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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