Protect Your Property with a Sump Pump

Posted by Gary Pelletier

As a homeowner, you are hopefully aware of just how destructive water can prove to be to your property. If your house tends to take on water during times of rapid snowmelt or when the heavy rains of spring and summer hit, then you should seriously consider outfitting your home with a sump pump. Just remember that any sump pump absolutely must be installed and serviced by a skilled, trained professional. Yours certainly will be when you schedule your sump pump services in Watertown, CT with the experienced, professional plumbers on our staff. Read on, and dial our number if you decide that the time is right for a sump pump installation. 

Using the Right Sump Pump

You may think that all sump pumps are created equally, but that is not really the case. In fact, there are 2 aspects in particular that you must consider carefully when you invest in a sump pump. The first is the specific type of sump pump that you will use.

A submersible sump pump is generally the preferred option. This type of pump actually sits right in the sump pump, beneath the water level. These systems tend to be very quiet, and quite powerful. However, you also need to have a sump excavated that can accommodate such an installation. If you don’t you can always choose to use a pedestal sump pump. These are ideal for smaller and narrower sump pits, allowing you to protect your home from water damage without having to disrupt your property in order to excavate a larger sump.

You must also consider the overall pumping capacity of your pump before having it installed. You don’t want to pay good money for a sump pump that is far beyond the capability that you’ll need, of course. However, you also need to know that your sump pump with keep up with the flow rate it will face when water starts invading your home. We’ll make sure that you have the right sump pump for your needs in place.

Schedule your sump pump services with Pelletier Mechanical Services, LLC.


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