Sump Pumps in Sacramento, CA
Flooding in a home is a major concern for people. It creates massive—and difficult to mitigate—water damage, can destroy valuables, and leads to the growth of mold and mildew. Flooding can happen due to heavy rains or from plumbing accidents. There are ways to defend your house against these troubles, such as installing an automatic shut-off valve to turn off the water in the event of a plumbing problem. But when it comes to removing excess water flowing into the lower parts of your house, such as the crawlspace or basement, the best solution is to purchase a sump pump.
A sump pump needs to be installed by professional plumbers. Crystal Blue Plumbing, Heating & Air has experience working with many types of sump pumps, and our plumbers also provide sump pump maintenance and repairs as needed. We want to help you protect your home, not just provide plumbing fixes as they’re needed. Work with us in Sacramento, CA and the surrounding areas and we’ll see you receive the customer service you deserve.
Sump Pump Installation Options
When you decide you want a sump pump for your house, you’ll have a number of different options to choose from. Our plumbers will help you with this, factoring what horsepower of sump pump is necessary as well as what configuration will work best:
- Pedestal sump pumps sit above the sump (the excavated pit where water collects to be pumped out) and draw up the water through a pipe and pump it into the wastewater system. These pumps are easy to maintain and repair and can last for many years, but can cost more to run.
- Submersible sump pumps are placed down within the sump. As water rises around the pump, it activates and draws water directly into it, then pumps it out a pipe from the sump. These pumps suffer more wear and tear, but are often highly energy efficient and effective.
Sump Pump Repair and Regular Maintenance Service
Before the rainy season starts each year, we recommend you make a check on your sump pump to see that it’s working. Pour a few gallons of water into the sump and wait for the pump to activate. If it doesn’t, you may need to call us for sump pump repair.
We can also make caring for your sump pump easier with routine maintenance. When we make a check on your pump each year and clean it, you’ll have greater peace of mind that the appliance will do the job you need from it whenever the time comes that you do need it.
Sump Pump Plumbers in Sacramento, CA
Will every home benefit from a sump pump? Maybe not all, but most will. The combination of a sump pump and an automatic shut–off valve installed for a house provides an excellent defense against flooding and water damage. Sump pumps can also help with smaller increases of moisture in the lower parts of a house, reducing the chance of mildew and mold growing and a rise in household humidity.
At Crystal Blue Plumbing, Heating & Air, our motto is “Customer Service the Way It Used to Be!” We stand behind all our work so you know you can trust us for all your Sacramento, CA plumbing needs.