Your basement is one of the most important parts of your home and our network plumbers will make sure that you are safe from flooding. Nobody can predict the day a sump pump will completely stop working, unfortunately. It typically happens when water has already begun to lead into your basement floors and seep through the walls; so, why would you want to take that risk? It’s best to have your sump pump maintained and installed by a professional to relieve yourself from any worries.
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Builders will typically put a great deal of thought into a home that they create, especially those that are built in an area that is prone to flooding. The basement in your home may have a device called a sump pump. The device is typically installed on the very low part of the basement, which is the part that would be more likely to flood as water surrounds the foundation of your home.
In order to keep your basement completely dry and any belongings to start floating in water, maintenance for your sump pump will be needed, as well as any repairs will need to be completed promptly if the sump pump breaks. When ignoring the device, it can actually cost you quite a bit of money down the road due to mold damage and extensive water repair.
Costs and Consequences of Delaying Proper Maintenance on Sump Pump Service
Even though the sump pump is typically a small device, when you ignore it – you could potentially be creating multiple problems. Once the basement is already flooded, you can expect some serious issues, including:
- Water damage to property within the flooded area
- Wet drywall
- Weakened support beams
- Rotted sheetrock
- Damp insulation
The cost of repairs will depend on how severe the flooding is. A typical cost for a basement that is lightly flooded will start from $1,000 and can even go up to $20,000; it all depends on the size of the basement and how much of the property has water damage.
Once your basement endures water damage, it will need the assistance of a professional restoration specialist to be able to repair and dry your home.
Pumps and dehumidifiers are very expensive to rent (they range from $300 and go all the way up to $1,300; it depends on the capacity) per day.
Give Plumbing Service Company a Call for Any Concerns Regarding Sump Pumps.
You can even skip all the hassle if you schedule a visit from your local Plumbing Service Company. Our Plumbing Service Company’s staff know exactly what they are looking for when it comes to repair, installations, and inspections, and inspections.
If your sump pump is at risk for failing at all, it’s essential to correct the problem right away prior to it costing you thousands of dollars when it comes to repairs. By giving our Richmond Plumbing technicians a call, you will be able to quickly move on to ensuring that your pump is in great working order and ready to handle the next heavy rainfall.
Each of our contractors all have the highest qualifications available:
- Drug screened and background checked
- Seasoned professionals that have thousands of hours in training
- Fully insured and licensed
- Organized service vans
- Professional attire
With the years of experience that the technicians hold, they can install and identify multiple types of sump pumps. Whether your sump pump is powered by an outlet or hard-wired, we can install, repair, or inspect it.
Sump Pump Back-Up Importance
Make sure that you ask about installation regarding a sump pump. When you have a backup battery for your pump, it will ensure that it will keep working through power outages and severe storms. Power outages are commonly caused by severe storms.
The severe storms are known to cause power outages. Without any power, your pump won’t be able to draw the power from the outlet and electrical wiring of the home. Without power, the pump will also not be able to remove the excess water that goes into your home, which can cause severe water damage.
When you get a backup power source installed, it can eliminate the issue. If the power is lost, that’s when the backup will kick in to ensure that your basement stays dry. Each of our specialists will recommend which size and model is best for your home as each person will need a different one.
Most people prepare for storms by stocking up on water and food, but what they forget along with preparation is making sure their sump pump is in working order. Ensure that your repairs and service are up-to-date before the damage occurs.
In order to see if your sump pump needs some professional attention, uncover the pump’s cover, fill the pit with water. Wait one minute and the pump should then should pump water out and automatically shut off. There are different things that can interfere with the performance of your pump, including:
When these items are inside your pump, it can reduce the lifespan and the efficiency of the device. Each of our specialists will know exactly what to look for, as well as where to look for signs. Allow our technicians to clean the discharge line opening, check for any signs of wear, and replace/repair your device.
We will thoroughly inspect the condition of your pump and basement, test the efficiency of it, as well as remove items that may be obstructing the performance. We can also clear the discharge lines to make sure that water will be able to drain effectively without obstructions. When you request this type of service today, it will save you from losing money in the end. Each of our services are priced completely so you will most likely be pleasantly surprised by our rates.
Why Sump Pumps Need to Be Taken into Consideration
When sump pumps are nowhere in sight, they are usually out of your mind as well. You think that your sump pump will do find working to keep your basement dry. However, not keeping up with it can leave your home at a high risk for flooding. Any sump pump can fail, just like any type of mechanical device because of power outages, debris, wear, and other issues.
By schedule a maintenance inspection or repair with one of our professionals, it’s an essential way to prevent severe problems down the line, as well as extend the life of our sump pump.
Each of our plumbers are friendly, knowledgeable, and are available each day of the week, 24 hours each day if your sump pump happens to fail. We provide professional service and prompt solutions every day of the year and ensure that you are completely satisfied.