Does your basement suffer from excess water, whether it’s a rainy season or not? You may be struggling with an improperly installed water management system. If you’ve never installed this kind of system in your home, you could be paying for it later with severe water damage. Contact us to learn more about our sump pump installation services in Northern Virginia and if this is the right solution for you!
Having been in the basement waterproofing business for over 30 years, we have tested almost every sump pump sold in today’s market. Most sump pumps have an average life span of 5 to 10 years. After long periods of time, it may fail without warning. It’s important to have regular maintenance checks for your sump pumps, but it won’t always prevent a random failure. We can replace your existing sump pump, or if your house is not equipped with one, install a brand new system.
Our newly installed systems are complete with a sealed basin and high water alarm to alert you if the water is starting to get too high. We can also assist you with the selection, as there are many factors to consider, including manual or automatic, battery backup sump pump, or sump pump alarm systems. Some homeowners choose these extras for a higher sense of security, but it’s up to the individual and their situation.
There are two basic designs when it comes to sump pumps. The first is a submersible pump that sits in the bottom of a sump pit that is submerged in the water. The sump pump itself has a waterproof housing. The second type of primary sump pump is a pedestal pump. In the case of a pedestal pump, the pedestal positions the pump out of the pit and out of the water, even when the pit is full. A specially designed pipe reaches down into the bottom of the pit to draw the water out.
Sump pumps use float devices to determine water levels in the sump pit. An automatic system will pump water out of the sump pit and safely out of your basement or crawl space. This prevents water from building up in your basement and causing bigger problems.
Interested in learning more about our primary sump pump systems or other services we provide? Contact us today and receive a free quote! Our crews are available all across Northern Virginia, including Springfield, Charlottesville, and Ashburn.
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