Sump Pump and Ejector Pump Services

 

 

 

Sump Pump and Ejector Pump Repair

 

Sump PumpWhen it comes to preventing in-home flooding, the Sump Pump or Ejector Pump is just about the best way to remove water from the home and keep the lower levels dry and free of damage. Those who live in flood prone areas are likely aware that their basements can quickly go from a storage or living space to a flooded mess and will need either Sump Pump Repair or Ejector Pump Repair. This is usually because of two potential problems: a blocked external drainage system which forces water into the home’s foundation, or a cracked and leaking foundation itself which allows water to seep in from the ground which surrounds the basement.

 

Sump Pump or Ejector Pump Installation

The process of sump pump installation or a ejector pump installation can be quite labor intensive and, while many homeowners might originally endeavor to take the project on themselves, it simply is not feasible for the vast majority of them. That’s because installing sump pumps requires breaking into the home’s foundation itself and digging down at least 30 feet below the current foundation of the home. That alone can be quite labor intensive and intimidating for many homeowners. Also Battery Back up Systems are always a great investment in case of loss of electricity, in which your basement will not be flooded.

First and foremost, digging into the home’s foundation can present a variety of obstacles, not the least of which is that homeowners might dig into (and damage) their own sewer and drainage lines. Remember that these things are often placed below the foundation for a variety of reasons. Secondly, homeowners will eventually have to create a path for the water itself to be drained outside the home.

 

Sump Pump or Ejector Pump Replacement

 

Without the right kind of planning and technical know-how, many individuals will find that they simply drain water outside and into an area where it easily comes back into the home. This defeats the purpose of the pump installation process altogether. Another issue that many less-informed homeowners have to tackle is just which sump pump they should purchase to install in their basement in order to prevent flooding. Some homes require less powerful pumps that don’t need to remove as much water, while others will require a fully-loaded, powerful, water-moving machine. Getting the wrong pump can be a disaster, and a poor investment that ends up costing even more in damaged furniture, belongings, and memories. Sump Pump Replacement or Ejector Pump Replacement will insure your basement is protected for a minimum of 2-4 years after new install.