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Sump Pump Installation & Replacement

Preserving Your Property’s Safety and Value

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Few things make a homeowner feel more helpless than watching their basement slowly fill with water. 

Don’t be caught unprepared. Schedule a sump pump installation today.

Basics of Sump Pumps

Ready and waiting

A sump pump is your basement’s best defence against unwanted water, quietly whisking away moisture and flooding before it becomes a problem. Installed in the lowest part of your basement or crawlspace, sump pumps ensure that your space stays dry and damage-free.

How does it work?

Most of the time, your sump pump is on standby. It’s only activated when water levels rise to the point where it lifts up something called a float switch connected to the sump pump itself.

Once activated, it will pump water out of your home and away from your property until the water level drops below the elevation of the float switch once more.

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Sump Pump Pros

Peace of Mind

A sump pump can give homeowners the reassurance that they have a first line of defence against the ravages of floodwater. If you live in a flood-prone area, sump pumps are a vital tool to ensure that you’re prepared for the worst.

Passive Protection

These devices are low-maintenance protectors against water damage. Having one installed is energy efficient in that they don’t activate until they’re needed. That makes them proactive tools in the battle against water damage that require relatively little to maintain and operate.


While there is some initial cost in acquiring and setting up a sump pump, in the long run, having one can save you considerably more. Water damage is hugely expensive to repair, and that doesn’t even include the cost of replacing any of your belongings that may be damaged at the same time.

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Test your sump pump every 3-4 months to ensure it’s working properly, especially before the rainy season.

No, sump pumps are designed for clear water removal. Sewage pumps are needed for wastewater containing solids.

The size depends on your basement’s size and the area’s water table. A professional can help determine the right size for your needs.

With proper maintenance, a sump pump can last 10 years or more, but it’s advisable to replace it every 7-10 years.

While it’s possible for DIY enthusiasts with the right tools and knowledge, professional installation is recommended for optimal performance and safety.

Check the power source first. If it’s still not working, consult a professional for diagnosis and repair to prevent basement flooding.

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Don’t let water damage compromise your property’s integrity.

Contact us today for expert water damage restoration services. Protect your investment and ensure a dry, secure environment.

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