Sump pump

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Looking to get a sump pump installed, upgraded, or repaired?

Look no further, Universal Plumbing and Heating offers sump pump installation, repairs and maintenance.

What is a sump pump?

A sump pump is a small pump that is generally installed in the lowest part of a basement or crawl space. The pump is often installed in specially constructed sump pits. Sump pits are found in the lowest part of a basement or crawlspace. A sump pump helps keep the area under a building dry and prevents it from flooding.

Sump PumpHow does a sump pump work?

There are two ways that water flows into a sump pump.

  1. Through drains
  2. Natural migration through the soil

Once the water reaches the sump pit, the sump pump is there to pump the water out of the pit and away from the property. The sump pump ensures that the building or crawl space stays dry.

Sump Pumps are important in Vancouver

In the past, sump pumps were not required and were generally installed in places known for rapid melting of heavy snow. Today however, sump pumps are common in many new construction buildings.

Vancouver and the Lower mainland are known for heavy rain conditions. Installing a sump pump on your property will prevent flooding and damage to your property.

Keep in mind, it does not take much water to cause thousands of dollars worth of damage to your property. Planning ahead by installing a sump pump can prevent this problem from occurring.

Moisture in the basement causes mould and mildew growth, which can be hazardous to health and breathing.

Universal Plumbing and Heating offers sump pump installation, repairs and maintenance. Call us today at 604-873-3551 to schedule an appointment.

Our trained professional technicians will speak directly with you and come to your property as soon as possible. We will provide you with an estimate for the work required based on the recommendations. Upon your approval, we will begin the work.

Call Universal Plumbing and Heating today. Take the necessary step to avoid thousands of dollars in flooding and repairs.

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