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Sump Pump Installation & Repair2022-05-10T18:30:46+00:00

Sump Pump Installations & Repairs

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    Drain Pro Sump Pump Installation & Repairs

    If the area beneath your house floods from time to time or feels damp and musty, there’s a big likelihood you have a moisture problem. A sump pump, in addition to our waterproofing measures, would make your basement a healthier environment and protect any belongings or appliances you put below.

    The sump pump activates when the water level reaches a predetermined capacity, pushing the surplus water to a storm drain or other means of evacuation. During storms, these devices evacuate water from beneath the house, preventing overflows that might cause flooding and other damage.

    When a sump pump fails, it may cause a lot of water damage and stress for homeowners. If you suspect a problem with your sump pump, seek assistance right away. The harm to your property is not worth the wait.

    Our installation process involves finding the lowest point in the floor, placing the sump pump in a specially dug hole and securing it in place.

    Choosing A Sump Pump In Victoria

    There are so many options for sump pumps, you’ll need to make some choices such as manual or automatic operation, horsepower, head pressure, cord length, voltage, backup systems, alarm systems etc.

    Drain Pro can help you identify which sump pump model is right for you based on your specific situation. The benefits of a properly installed sump pump include:

    • Protecting against sewage backups
    • Keeping humidity low in basements
    • Preventing floods from rainwater
    • Reducing the risk of mold and mildew growth
    installing a new sump pump to replace an old one

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    Avoid Flooding With Sump Pump Experts

    Flooding is something that all homeowners should be aware of and prepared for in Victoria, BC. During periods of heavy rain, it is not uncommon for homeowners to discover that their basement has flooded. That is why investing in a sump pump installation is the best preventative measure you can take.

    Sump pumps act as a large floor drains, sucking out water from your basement and redirecting it. By installing a sump pump, you can keep control of any normal water build up and prevent your basement from flooding.

    You can depend on Drain Pro’s expert crews to handle all your sump pump needs in Victoria, BC. Contact us today for all your sump pump installation or repair needs!

    Leave Your Sump Pump Needs To Professionals

    Most sump pumps come with water level or flood alarms, which are usually battery-powered and inform you if the pump fails and water backs up. Overall, sump pumps are extremely dependable. However, as with any other critical piece of machinery, proper maintenance is always a good idea and should be done when large rainfall is predicted, every couple of months, particularly in early spring, to guarantee reliable sump pump functioning.

    Sump pumps for Victoria homes are electrically powered and run-on regular household current, so they don’t require any extra wiring other than a grounded outlet. However, because the pump is always in or near water, safety standards must be followed when installing or repairing.

    Drain Pro has a team of experts who specialise Sump Pump installation, maintenance, and repair. Our staff gives cost-effective solutions to your difficulties using innovative methods.

    If you think you might need a new sump pump or repair an old one, contact us immediately before the problem worsens and puts your house at risk.

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    “I made an appointment to have our condos drains checked with a camera. Jason the plumber arrived early and started right away. He had all the drains inspected quickly. Gave a detailed description of any sediment and suggested what should be done but that we were good for a while yet, no pressure to hurry. Will definitely have them back when the time comes.”

    Diane Waller

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is a sump pump?2021-10-18T17:43:14+00:00

    A sump pump is a submersible pump that is found at the lowest point in a property. This pump helps to protect a house from water damage caused by intense rainfalls, storms, and rising waters. The pump is inside a sump pit and can detect when water begins to rise. When the water starts to build, the sump pump will pump the water out of the building and away from your property.

     

    Contact Drain Pro Plumbing today for more information!

    What are the benefits of getting a sump pump?2021-10-18T17:43:02+00:00

    A sump pump helps to protect your house from flooding, mold, and electrical fires. When there is heavy rainfall, basements can fill with water fast. High levels of water in a contained area such as a basement can lead to damage to all belongings and the structure of your home. Built-up water in a basement is likely to grow mold. Mold grows fast and can have a severe impact on not only your house but your personal health. Water damage to electrical appliances can cause short-circuits which lead to electrical fires.

     

    Protect your house from preventable damage. Contact Drain Pro Plumbing today to learn more about sump pumps and how they can help protect your home!

    Why is it beneficial to hire professionals to install a sump pump?2021-10-18T17:42:48+00:00

    Sump pump installation can be tricky and there are many things that can go wrong. If a sump pump is not properly installed, that could lead to severe damage to your home. There are also special tools required to install a sump pump that aren’t worth buying for just one use. Save yourself time and money from an installation where anything could go wrong, hire trusted professionals for sump pump installation and repairs.

     

    Contact Drain Pro Plumbing today to learn more!

    How do I know what type and size of sump pump I need?2021-10-18T17:42:34+00:00

    Sump pumps can come in different shapes and sizes which can make it difficult to tell what would be best for your home. The best way to find a sump pump that works for you is to contact professionals. At Drain Pro Plumbing, we are here to help you find the right sump pump for your home.

     

    Contact us today to learn more about sump pumps!

    Do I need a sump pump?2022-05-03T13:41:02+00:00

    If any portion of your home is located underground, it is imperative that you purchase a sump pump. This will keep your home free of water damage to the basement and core structure of the building. Sump pumps provide you with peace of mind so you don’t need to worry about unexpected water damage to your family’s home. Contact us today to get started!

    How deep should my sump pit/basin be?2022-05-03T13:48:57+00:00

    A standard sump pump basin is between 18 and 25 gallons. We always say the bigger the better when it comes to your sump pump basin, this will allow the pump to run less frequently, thus increasing its lifespan. We are proud to assist with all of your sump pump needs, no matter what. Contact us today.

    Will my pump work if the power is out?2022-05-03T13:48:30+00:00

    No. Unfortunately, sump pumps require electricity to function. We recommend looking into purchasing a dedicated sump pump backup power supply if you live in a home that frequently loses power. Contact us today to have all of your sump pump needs taken care of quickly and professionally.

    Can I use a sump pump with an extension cord?2022-05-03T13:48:10+00:00

    It is highly recommended that you NEVER use a sump pump with an extension cord. It is important to have your pump plugged into a dedicated outlet with a circuit breaker to ensure your pump is receiving the proper voltage. If you do not have an outlet near your outlet, please have one professionally installed by an electrician. If you are ready to have your sump pump professionally installed, contact us today!

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