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Sump Pumps

Sump Pumps Repair & Installation


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What is a sump pump?

A sump pump is a small pump used to extract water for the lowest areas of your home. Generally, they are placed in basements or crawlways to help prevent flooding. Most times a sump pump is installed in what is called a sump pit. This is a customized pit specifically made for sump pumps.

A sump pump works by being activated when water makes a float device rise. Once the unit is activated, it then pumps the water out of the sump pit through pipes and away from your home. The pipes have a one-way valve to ensure water flows out and not back in.

Installation of Sump Pump

We can install a sump pump for either residential or commercial buildings. If we are installing a new system where there was none prior we will need to create a sump pit as well. However, since this area will have water nearby, it is essential that a GFCI Most sump pumps run on regular electricity.


Frequently Asked Questions

Should there be water in a sump pump?

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Are sump pumps common?
Here in California, they are not as common as places that receive large amounts of snow or homes with basements. Some homes have basements or are in low-lying areas that have pumps to help keep their home dry.
How long does it take to install a sump pump?
Every job is unique and may have its own set of challenges. However, on average, a sump pump can be installed in two to four hours.
Why do sump pumps fail?
Sump pumps can fail for various reason, but the most common include loss of power clogged discharged pipe, old age, lack of maintenance, on-switch stuck, and improper installation.
How often should you clean your sump pump?
If you pump removes discharged water from a washing machine, you should have it cleaned once every three months. If your sump pump only discharges rainwater, you can then have it cleaned once a year.


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