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Sump Pump Installation and Repair MN

Minnesota Sump Pump Installation & Repair MN

Sump pumps are used in basements to take water and moisture out to prevent damage to the basement. The sump pumps are then connected to an outside hose for draining into the yard. You never want to hook your sump pumps into the sewer systems. If this is the case, you are going to need a licensed plumber to come in and reroute the plumbing. Some homeowners in the past just tapped into the sewer systems and it has caused problems.

Check Your Sump Pump Now To Avoid Basement Flooding

It is illegal to tap into sewer systems with a sump pump. If you find that your home has a pump draining into the sewer, call a professional plumber to have this corrected.
  • If you have a leaky basement or a damp musty smell in the basement and you have no sump pumps or drain tiles, you might consider having one installed to clear up the problem. This is not a job you would typically want to do yourself. It takes a lot of work and experience to do the job correctly.
  • A professional plumber will have all the tools and supplies to properly install the sump pump(s) so that they meet code restrictions and guidelines. This should clear up the musty smell and dampness in your basement in no time.
  • Sump pumps are wired into the homes electric so it can operate whenever the sump pit fills up. In many cases, these pumps will also have a battery backup in case of a power failure. If you have a sump pump that has ceased to operate, you will want a plumber to come in and see exactly why it is not working.
  • It may be that the pump itself has a problem or it may be as simple as a clogged drain hose outside. Either way, someone with experience should assess the problem.

Sump Pump Installer MN

The good news is that basement flooding is easily remedied, in many cases, by the installation of a sump pump. A sump pump simply suctions away water that collects in a sump pit via a motorized pump. The major challenge in this scenario is if your existing home does not have a sump pit or sump basin installed. If this is the case, we highly encourage you to call a professional plumber. Installing a sump pump from scratch requires many tools and skills for the digging, piping, and heavy lifting that is required. Installing a sump pump in your basement is one of the best preventative measures you can take to avoid flooding in your home. Why risk it? Save time and money and let Dean's crew install a sump pump for you to keep your belongings safe and dry. A professional Minnesota plumber will determine the proper size for your sump basin, get the work done and make sure that your home, and especially your basement, is clean and in good order before they leave.