A Sump Pumps Keeps Water Where It Belongs – Out Of Your HomeWhen the heavy rains fall or the snow melts, that water has to go somewhere. If you’re like many homeowners in our area a flooded basement or pad is a way of life!
Just one inch of water can take hours to clean up. Completely drying the area can take days. Then you have to deal with thousands of dollars in damaged furniture and carpets, rotted wood, damaged foundation and mold.
A properly installed sump pump from Grand Lake Plumbing & Heating can be your best defense to prevent flooding. Unfortunately, many sump pumps fail when they’re needed the most. At Grand Lake Plumbing & Heating, our plumbers are specialists in sump pump installation, repair and maintenance. They can diagnose sump pump problems before they occur to keep your home safe from rising water.
DIY: Test Your Sump PumpTest your sump pump at least once every three months or before the rain and runoff reach your home. You don't want to find out your sump pump isn't working during the middle of a storm.
Testing is as Easy as 1, 2, 3!
1. Fill a 5-gallon bucket with water.
2. Slowly pour water into the sump pump basket until the pump starts.
3. Watch the water disappear from the basket.
When the water is gone, the pump should shut off.
Time to replace or upgrade your sump pump?You never know when your sump pump may fail, so it pays to have it checked regularly. Our technicians can inspect and maintain your sump pump. Just give us a call and we’ll give you the peace of mind that your sump pump is ready for everything high water has to throw at it. Grand Lake Plumbing & Heating carries a complete line of quality sump pumps from industry leaders.
For the ultimate in reliability and peace of mind, consider having a sump pump installed with a battery backup. These systems work when the power is out to keep you high and dry!
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