How Sump Pumps Protect Your Home

Basement FloodWater damage is one of the worst fears of any homeowner. When water gets in the basement, it can damage and destroy belongings, wreak havoc on appliances, and carry a multitude of health risks. The best defense against water damage is a sump pump. What is a sump pump you ask?

Sump pumps protect your home by detecting water in the home and pumping it outside, away from the premises. If you have a basement, a sump pump is a necessity. While it’s nice to think that you may never need it, it’s best to be prepared for the worst. Something as simple as a heavy rain can bring water and flooding in your basement; a sump pump will give you much greater protection from damage should that happen.

Sump Pump Installation and Repair

To ensure that the sump pump works correctly, it can and should be installed by a professional plumber. The type of sump pump you need will depend on the situation of your home. Our plumbers are able to assess any situation and find the pump that protects best.

However, once the pump is installed, it can’t be ignored. Preventative maintenance is offered as one of our regular plumbing services and is essential to ensuring that your sump pump works when you need it. If there is a problem with your pump, it’s a good idea to have it looked at right away. You never know when you might need it, and a broken pump won’t do you any good. We also offer sump pump repair to get your pump back in working order.

A sump pump is your best defense against the forces of nature in your home. If you don’t want to run the risk of water damage, contact Benjamin Franklin Plumbing – Minneapolis to schedule a service or maintenance call 952-933-8888.

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