Flooded basements can cause thousands of dollars in damage to your home and property. It can ruin floors, rugs, electronics, and anything else that happens to be in the area. In addition, it can damage your home’s foundation, which can affect the entire structure, potentially causing cracked walls and other serious issues. Some of the most common causes of flooding include:
Sump pumps are one way that homeowners deal with flooding and protect themselves and their property from future issues. At Neighborhood Plumbing, our sump replacement and installation specialists work with homeowners throughout Elk River and the surrounding areas.
Sump pumps operate by draining out water out of your basement and pumping it outside. Most sump pumps have built-in water level monitors and start operating automatically when they detect flooding, but can also be activated manually. Our sump pump experts can help you choose the right type of sump pump for your home and make sure that it’s installed correctly and operating as it should be.
Many homeowners in the Elk River area have sump pumps that are inadequate or not working as well as they should be. In many cases, this is due to poor installation or maintenance. There are many factors that can lead to sump pump failure, including:
If you are having trouble with your sump pump, you should call an Elk River sump pump installation and replacement specialist as soon as you can.