Water can come from the most unexpected places, such as after a storm when snow melts and seeps into your basement. Flooding is a problem in areas like Ohio where the water table is above the foundation of a home. The best way to prevent water damage in this situation is by installing a sump pump, most often in the basement. Legislation, including amendments to the U.S. Federal Clean Water Act in the late 1980s, has been passed to make sump pumps a requirement in homes where there is even a slight risk of flooding.
At Evolved Plumbing and Mechanical, LLC, our team of plumbers can provide professional sump pump installation & repair services throughout Columbus and the surrounding areas. Give us a call and we will help determine the best solution for your needs!
If you think you might live in an area that requires a sump pump, contact our Columbus sump pump specialists today at (614) 515-3101.
You have two types of sump pumps to choose between for your basement: pedestal sump pumps and submersible sump pumps. Both are about 2 ½ to 3 feet high, and both are similarly effective in keeping your space dry. So, which is best for your home?
Pros of a pedestal sump pump:
In a place like Ohio where the water table is often above a home's foundation, maintaining your sump pump is an important part of keeping your home dry. It's typically recommended to check the equipment once a year, but if you find that your sump pump is running frequently, it may be best to check it even more often.
When we come to check on your sump pump each year, we will follow these steps: