Why You Might Need A Sump Pump

Why You Might Need A Sump Pump

A sump pump is an efficient tool for getting rid of excess water. There are different sump pumps for different pumping jobs, but they all have one main purpose: pumping out the excess water. There are a few reasons to install a sump pump in your home, and we’ve got a few of the most common ones right here for you to check out.

Keep Your Basement Dry

If you are having problems with water in your basement, a sump pump might be the answer you are looking for. The pump pit will slowly fill with water, causing the sump pump to kick on and drain out all the water for you. Usually the pit will contain a float or a sensor to notify the pump when to kick on and off. This will keep the water level manageable at all times and not let the water level back up into your home.

Prevent Mold And Mildew

Along with water comes mold and mildew. If you have a damp room in your house, such as a basement, you may notice that mold and mildew are starting to grow. Mold and mildew are both health hazards and should be dealt with immediately. It is not good for anyone in your household to be breathing in spores, which can trigger an allergic reaction. Installing a sump pump can remove a large portion of this moisture that is hanging around, leaving you with a dry space again.

Add Value To Your Home

A dry basement helps to add value to your home. It gives you more options for using your space, extra entertaining space, and just healthier air in your home. All of these add value to your home. Installing a sump pump is an investment in your property, allowing you to sell your home for more money if the opportunity should arise.

Stabilize The Ground

If you live in an area that floods a lot, the constant moisture can take a toll on the soil around your home, and your foundation. Installing a sump pump can help to keep the ground stable so you don’t run into any long-term foundation problems. Pumping out the excess water will also keep any water from seeping through your basement walls, keeping your indoor space dry too.

If you think a sump pump is the right answer for your space, give us a call today. We’d be happy to help you solve your water problems and put in the right equipment for your home. Let’s get started on your free estimate so you can get your home back to healthy.