Sump Pump

Do You Have A Sump Pump Backup?

March 14th, 2015|

Here in Colorado, our weather often comes in “feast or famine” quantities. We may go weeks without moisture; yet once it comes, it can leave devastation in its path.

Depending on where you live, you may require a sump pump to keep your basement safe and dry, no matter how much moisture we receive. A sump […]

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How To Stop A Flood

February 20th, 2014|

When a pipe breaks in your home, it may only take a few minutes for your home to be flooded, resulting in serious water damage. To avoid this type of expensive damage, you need to make sure that you know how to stop the flood before it starts.

You can do this by learning how to […]

Sump Pump Basics – Getting Through The Rainy Season

May 31st, 2012|

With lovely spring weather comes the rain – and with the rain comes the possibility of a flooded basement.

It can be quite disheartening to have your basement flood with water after a storm. Water damage can be a costly repair. Having a sump pump in your basement can help you combat the floods. Before you […]

I Have Water In My Basement – Now What?

July 14th, 2011|

Have you survived the drenching rains this past week here across the Denver Metro area? While its great to get the occasional rain shower, adding several inches of rain this past week to already saturated soil is starting to be concerning to many neighborhoods.

It seems once a year the monsoons set in, and the rain […]

How To Test and Maintain Your Sump Pump

March 24th, 2011|

A sump pump is a mechanical device used for removing water. You can use sump pumps in a variety of locations, including basements and crawl spaces. Anywhere standing water is a problem is a good spot for a sump pump. A sump pump will remove any water that invades these areas. Simply put, a sump […]

Sump Pump Questions and Answers

July 16th, 2010|

Some things in your home are easy to ignore – until you have a problem. And at the top of the list its easy to find a sump pump.

“What is it?” and “Why do I need one?” are only the beginning of the most commonly asked questions about sump pumps. Especially in Colorado, where we […]

Springtime – Time To Test Your Sump Pump

April 29th, 2010|

Did you install a sump pump years ago, and have recently started wondering if its working? Or maybe you’ve recently purchased a home with a sump pump, and want to understand more about it. As spring and summer draw near, and Colorado is starting to see more rain than snow, its time to do a […]

Basement Sump Pump Installation

March 18th, 2010|

It’s springtime in Colorado. Is your basement safe from moisture and flooding?

If not, it may be time to think about installing a basement sump pump.

Because the majority of homes here in the Denver metro area have basements, many are subjected to the risks of water damage as we thaw from the winter months, and […]

Sump Pumps – Which Type Is Right For You?

July 31st, 2009|

There are three types of sump pumps available for you to use within your home basement. Two are electric models, one is water powered. Pedestal – A pedestal sump pump is an electric pump that stands upright with the motor at the top. The motor itself is not meant to get wet. […]

5 Facts About Sump Pumps

May 29th, 2009|

1. Basements are most often flooded by water building up in the soil, and overflowing into the basement. A sump pump is placed at the lowest level of the basement, and pumps the water out and away from the home before the water level reaches the basement floor level. 2. Sump pumps are […]

Do Basements In Colorado Need A Sump Pump?

April 30th, 2009|

You’ve just moved in to your new home. You’re excited about finishing the basement, and adding more living space for your family. A new home theater. A games room. A bedroom. Are you also protecting it from flooding? In Colorado, most homes have basements. And a growing number of homeowners […]