Keeping your home flood – free may not always be on your mind. However, as a homeowner, it’s important to take all possibilities into consideration! Heavy rains or sporadic storms can easily cause water buildup in your basement. Sometimes, keeping your plumbing properly maintained isn’t enough – so you should consider a sump pump installation.
Fall is approaching and that means the rainy season is here too, bringing with it the potential to flood basements across Portland in one fell swoop. Of course, it’s all the more reason to call a Portland plumber to install a sump pump and ejector pump in your basement if you haven’t done so already.
If your basement has moisture problems, then you probably need to install a sump pump. Portland weather can be wet, with rain occurring during all seasons, and melting snow creating even more run off in springtime. This kind of climate usually causes moist ground, resulting in moisture in parts of your home that are below
Keep Your Pump Working When You Need it Most In order to make sure your sump pump will work when you need it the most, you need to perform some simple maintenance, just like you would for any sort of appliance. Here are some steps you can take to make sure your pump is in
Ask a Portland Plumber: Why is My Sump Pump Running Constantly? If your sump pump is running non-stop, that could mean your pump’s capacity has been matched by the flow of the ground water. This could be a problem, because that could mean your pump is at risk of easily being overwhelmed with just a
Portland Plumber: Benefits of a Sump Pump A basement is a place where many homeowners store their precious mementos. In addition, that’s often where expensive appliances like furnaces and water heaters are located. Having water flood your basement will not only destroy those pieces of equipment, but it will also wash away the keepsakes you
Ask a Portland Plumber: How Do Sump Pumps Freeze? Imagine going through the headache of installing a quality sump pump to protect your basement from flooding and water damage only to have freezing cold weather spoil your plans! How could this happen? The culprit is often the sump pump’s extension hose. Sump pump extension hoses
Ask a Portland Plumber: How to Winterize Your Home Okay, Portland, winter is fast approaching and it’s time to prepare our homes (and ourselves) for changes in temperature, and perhaps even more overwhelming, the holidays. How will these two things affect our household plumbing? The reality is, quite a bit. Do Not Get Stuck in
Tips to Avoid Household Water Damage Rain is simply part of our Portland lifestyle and we really wouldn’t want it any other way. As Portland residents we are accustomed to the rainy seasons and have learned to successfully navigate our lives around them. Just as you might buy a new pair of rain boots or
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