What is a sump pump?
A sump pump and sump pit are installed to keep water levels around your homes foundation from entering your home. A sump pump collects and removes water below the basement floor that is captured in the sump pit. This system will keep your home dry year-round as long as it is working properly.
The Plumbing Pro has been installing sump pumps and pit for years and has the experience to design your system to offer maximum protection for your home. We offer a wide variety of pumps from Zoeller. These high-quality pumps are manufactured for both residential and commercial properties.
Before the winter snows saturate the soil or spring rains create a potential flooding danger, call The Plumbing Pro at 816-763-8200. We offer fair no-hassle estimates on sump pump installations and replacements.
3 Reasons to have a sump pump installed
- A spring storm flood could create hundreds of gallons of water
- Water damage to furnace, water heater, electrical devices, furniture, and flooring
- Costs can add up quick and be in the thousands of dollars
If you bought your home and your sump pump was not installed under your watch, you may not know how old it is. Let alone whether it’s in working order. Because sump pumps are mechanical, they will eventually fail. The average life of a sump pump is 10 years. If you don’t know how old your pump is, let The Plumbing Pro evaluate its health and effectiveness. Don’t wait for flood to tell you that your sump pump is not working.
Here are 8 possible reasons for the failure of your sump pump:
- Power failures
- Wrong Size
- Improper installation
- Switch problems
- Lack of maintenance
- Lack of use
- Plain old product failures