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Sump Pumps

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Sump Pumps

Sump Pumps Protect the Foundation of Your Home and Keep You Safe

Sump pumps are a crucial component of a home, business, and building. A sump pumps’ primary job is to prevent your property from becoming flooded with water. To gain a better understanding of what a sump pump is and the vital role it plays in keeping you and your family safe is to learn about the two types of sump pumps— the submersible sump pump and the pedestal sump pump.

  • Submersible Sump Pump– The sump pump is placed at the bottom of the sump pit, thus making it difficult to access and service. However, a special casing wrapped over the submersible sump pump protects it from water, thus making it resistant to electrical short circuits.
  • Pedestal Sump Pump– The sump pump is placed above the sump pump and is easily accessible. However, they are less resistant to water.

Therefore, the sump pump you need to worry about and take care of is the pedestal sump pump. You need to keep basements and locations underneath properties dry to ensure long-term care of the home and the safety of the residents. Remember, once water damage occurs, getting rid of the dampness and moisture becomes an enduring struggle.

What Should You Do If You Suspect a Problem?

If you suspect water damage, contact us and we will come to your aid. We will send our professionals to your property to examine the damage and apply a solution. We recommend residents in San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland to seek us out after every five to eight years—the duration sump pumps last— for a routine check-up and maintenance.

Here’s what we will do:
  • Test and clean the sump pump system
  • Clean any sediment or silt
  • Test and replace batteries
  • Examine the discharge line
  • Maintain the crawl space liner
  • Examine for problems and recommend upgrades

If you uncover a problem, contact us immediately. We will send our professionals to your property to examine the problem and determine a solution—ranging from minor repairs to replacing the sump pump system. Don’t delay! Call today!