Sump Pumps in Kansas City
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Having your sump pump malfunction during a storm can be disastrous to your basement and can cause massive flooding every minute that it is not serviced or repaired, and as a homeowner or business owner you have to rely on the repair service you choose to get you back whole as soon as possible. A-1 Sewer and Septic Service Inc. is here to assist day or night and even on weekends with quick, professional, and well-trained plumbers to help keep your basement and crawl space as dry as possible with sump pump repair or sump pump installation.
Our plumbers at A-1 Sewer and Septic Service Inc. know how to work with both pedestal-style or submersible sump pumps for your home. These devices will keep your basement nice and dry and will help protect all of your belongings. Basement waterproofing can help keep the water from the outside getting in, but when the water is coming up from the inside out, that’s where an effective sump pump plays a vital role in keeping groundwater out of your home.
We can also install a battery backup for areas that are prone to power outages, a feature that new sump pump installations can benefit from having since the beginning of their service life and one that nearly every homeowner has commented on loving the peace of mind that comes from having the battery backup for their sump pump system.
A flooded basement can result from heavy rains and a basement without a sump pump system. However, if there is a power outage the home with a battery backup sump pump can rest easy knowing the chances of their basement flooding are drastically reduced. Beyond the water damage and personal belongings that are ruined as a result of flooding and heavy rains, but the foundation repair that results from the damage, and the costs associated with that which can be astronomical.
We can retrofit a battery backup system to your current sump pump system, as well as offer sump pump inspection and maintenance to give you peace of mind. Inspecting the float switch, sump pit, the pump itself, and the battery backup system (if applicable).
SIGNS YOUR SUMP PUMP NEEDS SERVICED
Sump pumps are important to your household, but it will inevitably break down within its lifespan, causing potentially massive water damage and flooded basements, foundation repair, and more. It’s critical that you test these devices to make sure they are still working before a big storm season and your property is pelted with heavy rains and your old sump pump is put to the test. You can do this by pouring water into the sump pump pit. Once you do this, you should hear the pump being activated and see the groundwater pumping out. Here are some other signs that you should give us a call for repairs or replacement:
- Improper drainage
- Failing to run
- Strange noises
- Bad odors
- Signs of aging
- No water in the sump pump
- Flooded basements/areas
If you are experiencing any of these, it may be time to get a free estimate on a new sump pump installation for your home or business. Whether you’re in Gladstone, Olathe, Overland Park to Shawnee, Lenexa, or anywhere in the greater Kansas City area we can provide a hassle-free quote on installing a new sump pump system. Knowing the water table, water flows, water level, and whether you should have an auxiliary pump in addition to your primary pump can all lead to a great experience with your new pump install.