Sump Pumps Category
Sump pump odors may be a sign you just can’t ignore, even though you wish you could. Installed in a damp pit in the basement floor, a sump pump is never going to be a source of pleasant fragrance. That’s why most sump basins have a tightly-sealed lid. Still, when the sump pump seem unusually pungent, this may indicate a problem requiring the services of a professional plumber.
Water can do serious damage to your home, resulting in costly cleanup, structural damage, mold and mildew issues, poor indoor air quality and chronic health issues. Installing a sump pump can protect your home from the damage caused by water infiltration. (more…)
When a greater Cincinnati homeowner sees the basement flooding, panic sets in. This is an expected reaction, as the basement in many homes holds valuable personal possessions. But what do you do once the water’s rising? (more…)
Few things are as distressing to a homeowner as a wet basement. Your basement could be wet for a variety of reasons. Maybe you forgot to have the gutters cleaned. More serious, rain water might not be able to drain away from the foundation of your home. Whatever the reason, a wet basement invites mold. Further, it keeps you from using that space as a living area. Although it’s easy to remedy problems as simple as clogged gutters, you might need a sump pump for a more serious issue. (more…)
Indoor plumbing certainly made life easier, but with it came a host of maintenance considerations. Certainly you want the water coming into your home. But you want it in the right places and in the right quantities. One place you don’t want it is in your basement. For that, there’s the sump pump. (more…)
Many homeowners who’ve experienced a wet basement know the value of a sump pump. Sure, a sump pump can get rid of standing water, but more important, it can help you avoid the problem altogether by keeping ground water flowing to the outside. (more…)
Sump pumps have become a must-have item in many homes since the enactment of the federal Clean Water Act. (more…)