When It Rains It Pours in Georgia
Local residents are well acquainted with the heavy rainfall that arrives in July every year. Despite this, only a small percentage of homeowners have made use of sump pump services in Douglasville. Despite knowing that their property boasts low points and that rainfall has caused many problems in the past, this year homeowners still waited to see if predicted heavy rains would cause damage to their beloved properties. Hearing the news warn of the most torrential rainfall predicted to hit, those who risked not installing a sump pump are now dealing with soaking wet basements and overflowing property low points. Structural damages have washed over-stressed residents and with this, they’re now seeing the need for an Atlanta sump pump.
And If It’s Not From The Rain, It’s From The Plumbing
And this need for a sump pump has grown more significant as homeowners finally seek a solution to all their burst piping and plumbing malfunctions. This solution, the mighty sump pump, is also highly effective in solving the aftermath of plumbing problems. While residents may think that plumbing problems may not result in severe water damage, it’s crucial never to underestimate just how much water can flow from room to room when a burst pipe or broken drain is left to spray as you wait for the plumber to arrive. When it comes to residential water woes, always expect the worst and make use of sump pump services.
How Many Buckets And Mops Does It Take To Clear A Water-Filled Basement?
When your basement is knee-deep in water, and you’re now waiting for a metaphorical shark or crocodile to rear it’s head as you wade around trying to save stored items, you start regretting not calling the experts who advertised their Sump Pump Services, Douglasville a season ago.
These wishes are sure to continue as you then reach for the mop and bucket and start trying to mop up what seems like a newly formed dam of water. Regardless of how big your bucket it, the flooding in your property basement is not as rectifiable as you would have hoped. Now the answer to the question of how many mops and buckets does it take to clear out and dry a flooded basement is clear as day. It’s zero. Why? Well because it's impossible to remove extensive water amounts with a mop and bucket. Only a sump pump could effectively do this.
We All Know What A Mop And Bucket Is, But What Is A Sump Pump?
A sump pump is as its name suggests – a pump. This small pump is installed in the lowest part of a basement, crawlspace, or water-collecting sump basin or pit. Used to remove water that has accumulated during basement flooding, it also effectively solves the problem of dampness where the water table is above the foundation of a home. In short, sump pumps keep areas located under a building dry and prevents flooding.
Now that you know what it does, there is no time like the rainy present to get one installed. And, if you’re one of the water-wise ones who already has one installed, it’s time to get yours checked out and maintained to ensure it functions as it should.
No Need To Feel Watered Down
Sure, July 2020 may have left you feeling watered down and soaked in regret for not having installed that sump pump within your property, but at least you know now that flooded basements do happen, and with that, being proactive in preventing them is essential.
And, while seasons start to change and the rainfall starts to lessen, it’s the best time to hire Sump Pump Services Douglasdale and ensure that your low basement or low point on your property is protected against heavy rainfall in the future. Contact New Era Plumber and find out more about our sump pump services which include maintenance, assessments, installations, and much more.