Sump Pumps

What is a Sump Pump


sump pump is a pump used to remove water that has accumulated in a water-collecting sump basin, commonly found in the basements of homes. The water may enter via the perimeter drains of a basement waterproofing system, funneling into the basin or because of rain or natural ground water, if the basement is below the water table level.

The sump pumps are usually hardwired into your electrical system. Also, it can be alternatively backed up by a power source. This is because if a storm or anything that can cause a power outage. 

Choosing the Right Pump

There are two types of pumps:

  • Submersible
    • Installed in a sump pit and it can function underwater. This pump is more expensive. In addition, it has a longer lifespan. A submersible sump pump is also quieter and hidden inside the sump basin. It has a cleaner appearance.
  • Pedestal
    • It is an upright pump with an impeller at the base of a pedestal. The motor is above the sump pit. Also, it is less expensive than  submersible pumps. This pump tends to be noisier and it can overheat most likely.
Pedestal pump

Why Is Important to Have A Sump Pump

With having a Sump Pump, it can keep your home safe. You can live in a home with a proper sump pump for years. You can also use your other appliances for a long time too.

  • Increased Home Value
    • No one wants a home that can have a flood.  This can mean that the home can have water damage to it.  It won’t keep the structure it used to be.
  • No Sewage Backup
    • Sewage Clogs are common.  With a sump pump, it can help by taking away the wastewater from rain. It will take it away from the sewage. It helps to prevent water levels from rising
  • Drain Water Disposal
    • Sump pump can take away extra water indoors. For example, there can be wastewater in the drain. It may be not disposed off properly. With the sump pump,  it helps keep drains clear.

Properly Installed Sump Pumps

Our team of sump pump experts can properly install you a sump pump that will protect you and your home. At Markham Plumbing, we used the latest in tools, trends and techniques. This includes sump pump installation.   

We guarantee you that your sump pump will be in good hands by a licensed, trustworthy plumber.  Henceforth, you don’t have to worry about a thing.  We will be right by your side throughout the whole process.  Get your sump pump in Markham today.

In summary, Contact Markham Plumbing to get your sump pump fixed and to learn more about sump pumps.