Keeping your home flood-free might not always be one of the priorities on your mind. However, as a homeowner, it is imperative to take all possibilities into consideration! Sporadic storms or heavy rains can easily cause water buildup in your basement. Sometimes, keeping your plumbing correctly maintained is not enough – so you should consider a sump pump installation. Sump pumps are designed specifically to remove excess water away from your basement and foundation, preventing home flooding and other costly damages. Ensuring your home is dry and intact structurally is hard enough. Here is how a sump pump installation can help you.
The most apparent benefit is reducing your overall risk of a flooded basement. Cleaning up a flooded basement is extremely frustrating. It can also be dangerous. The standing water puts you at serious risk for electrocution, and cleanup should always be done by the pros. Worst of all, besides the labor and time it takes to clear a flooded basement is the cost of it all. Depending on how serious the flood was, whether it was several inches or much more substantial, cleanup and restoration costs can be pricey. Keep in mind that this does not include the cost for other damages, like ruined appliances. Why go through all of the stress when you could prevent it with a sump pump installation?
Mildew and Mold Prevention
Water damage often results in the growth of mildew and mold, which smell bad and can be very hazardous to your health. It’s very crucial to call a professional as soon as possible if you ever spot mold growing in your house, especially if you’re unsure where it’s coming from. If you ever start to cough, wheeze, or have itchy eyes, it could be from mildew or mold.
Saves You Money
A sump pump installation doesn’t only prevent you from spending thousands of dollars on cleaning a flooded basement but also on repairing your house’s foundation, which could be just as costly. Water damage could be devastating for your house, especially for your wallpaper, paint, wood, or other sensitive appliances. Installing a sump pump ensures that you save money that would otherwise be spent on costly repairs.
A RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL PLUMBING COMPANY YOU CAN TRUST
Alpha Plumbing is a full-service plumbing and contracting company serving the Baltimore and Annapolis metro area with expertise in all aspects of plumbing. We’re family-owned and operated since 1991 from our office in Pasadena. We offer quality plumbing services at reasonable rates in a timely fashion. Our trucks are equipped with GPS systems to ensure we’re prompt and on time. No job is too large or too small! We maintain a fleet of well-stocked trucks and also own and operate our own backhoes for jobs requiring excavation.
For more information and to get a free no-obligation estimate, you can contact us on our website, send us an e-mail, or give us a call at (410) 255-5998.