As residents of St. Louis, we all know how quickly flash floods and downpours can overwhelm a home plumbing system—hence the need for a hard-working sump pump. A sump pump is an integral part of your home plumbing and requires routine maintenance to keep it running smoothly. At Tony LaMartina Plumbing, we are experts in sump pump repair and installation. Count on us to ensure your sump pump system is properly installed and well-maintained!
Why Install a Sump Pump?
A sump pump is a valuable tool for keeping your basement dry and protecting your home from water damage. Even small amounts of water can lead to costly damages as well as mold and other hazardous conditions. Basement water is a real problem for St. Louis City homeowners in particular. However, newer homes in St. Louis County can also become overwhelmed with water during floods and heavy downpours—especially during the rainy spring season. A sump pump installation offers the best protection against unwanted water in your basement or crawlspace. For detailed information on the best sump pump technology available today, read this Consumer Digest article. Also, check out our blog for more tips on waterproofing your basement.
Sump Pump Maintenance
Regular sump pump maintenance is an important part of keeping your basement or crawlspace dry. Contact us to schedule your sump pump inspection! We will inspect the entire system and promptly fix any clogs or malfunctions to ensure it’s working properly.
Sump Pump Repair and Replacement
If you notice signs of water damage near your sump pump, or if it’s stopped working altogether, give us a call right away. We are experts in sump pump repair. Our highly-skilled plumbers will accurately diagnose the problem and either repair or replace the system. There are many reasons for sump pump failure, including:
- Broken or stuck float switch
- Inadequate unit size for the amount of water present
- Clogged intake screen
- Airlock in the sump pump system
The best way to ensure your sump pump is in good working order is through routine maintenance. Call our office at (314) 965-9377 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your sump pump repair, inspection, or replacement today!