The Best Way to Remove Standing Water in the Basement

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Pair proximity to the ocean with saturated dirt and soil and heavy spring rains and you’ve got yourself a recipe for disaster. All of these ingredients can result in flooding and when standing water ends up in your home, you’ll have a variety of problems on your hands. So, what’s the best way to get flood water out of your basement? The answer is quite simple — a sump pump will do the trick!

What Does a Sump Pump Do?

A sump pump system is designed to collect water in a “hole” at the lowest point of your basement. Once water collects, a pump goes into action to push water out of your home, depositing it far enough away so that it does not find it’s way back through your home’s foundation.

This will help you safely and effectively manage standing water in the basement without putting your home and your family at risk.

Sump Pump Services We Offer:

  • Installations – Whether you need a replacement pump or are planning a new home construction with a basement, we can help you find the right model for your property.

  • Repairs – Don’t let standing water wait until morning. We specialize in emergency plumbing for Virginia Beach and will help clear out your basement and keep your home safe.

  • Maintenance – You can set up regular maintenance with one of our plumbers to ensure everything from the probes to the tether floats remain in working order.

  • Backup Systems – If you live in a high-flooding area of Virginia Beach, we can consult with you on a backup system for your home that can cut down on foundation damage in a bad storm.

Say goodbye to flooded basements and the strong possibility of losing your valuable items the next time it rains. After all, lots of homeowners use basements for storage, or as an additional living space and we’d hate to see your hard work and money get washed away.

For over 20 years, American Mechanical has installed and repaired sump pump systems for Virginia Beach homeowners. Our experience and our advanced licenses make us the best team for the job. Call us today at (757) 347-8549.