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Why Every Home in the Midwest
with a Basement Should Have a Sump Pump and Back-Up System

In the Midwest, a proper foundation drainage system is an integral part of any home. Thunderstorms go hand in hand with spring and early fall each year and ensuring your home is protected is critical to avoid water and structural damage.

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Health Risks Associated with a Moist Basement

More than half of the homes in the U.S. suffer from below-ground wetness. Many homeowners will have to deal with a flooded basement at some point in their homeownership. It doesn’t take much water to cause thousands of dollars in water damage.

Without a sump pump, a moist basement can lead to mold and mildew growth increasing health-related breathing hazards. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), exposure to damp and moldy environments may cause a variety of health effects such as nasal stuffiness, throat irritation, coughing or wheezing, eye irritation, or, in some cases, skin irritation. For people who have mold sensitivity, mold reactions could be much worse.

Mold and mildew are especially dangerous for younger children and older adults who may have a weakened or compromised immune system. It is imperative to have a properly designed and installed sump pump system.

 

What does a Basic Sump Pump Set-Up Consist Of?

Kansas City Sump-pump InstallationsFor starters, you need a sump pit. The pit is installed in the lowest portion of your basement and is the gathering place for water that surrounds your foundation and builds up under your basement floor. Left unchecked this water will push its way into your home causing costly damage. The next component is a properly-sized sump pump and discharge pipe.

The pump is installed in the pit and connected to the discharge. When the pump is activated the water is carried through the discharge line and out of your home. Once outside the building there are various ways to carry the water away from your foundation, most commonly by a French drain system.

This basic system is the first step in protecting your home.

Simple so far? Well, there can be more to it.

 

What is the Benefit of a Stand-Alone Battery or Water Jet Back-Up Sump Pump System?

Kansas City Sump-pump Backup System InstallsOnce your main sump pump system is in place, your home is only partly protected. In many situations, your service technician may recommend a back-up system.

Andy’s Pipe Dream’s back-up sump pump systems consist of a stand-alone redundant pump and discharge line installed side by side with your existing pump. If for any reason, your primary system fails or becomes overwhelmed, the back-up system kicks in automatically to pick up the slack.

If you have a main pump failure or problem with the main discharge line, the back-up system will activate and notify you by sounding an alarm to warn you to have it repaired (we can even install a device that will text your phone in case you aren’t home).

One of the main causes of main pump failure is a power outage. Just a short loss of electricity during a heavy storm can be enough to cause your basement to flood. Our back-up pump systems can be battery or water-powered, giving you more complete protection.

Learn How to Protect Your Home and Belongings: PRO Series Backup Sump Pump System

 

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Want our experts to protect you? We will send one of our licensed and insured expert technicians to evaluate your needs and custom design a sump pump system that works for you.

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If the smart water valve detects an issue (e.g. high pressure, freezing water or a small leak) it will alert you through the app so you can fix it before that issue causes damage. If theres a catastrophic failure, like a burst pipe or someone leaves the water running, youll be alerted in the app allowing you to shut the water off - no matter where you are.

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