Sump Pumps in Edmonton

Prevent flooding in your home with sump pumps in Edmonton. These devices prevent water from accumulating by removing water buildup from a sump pit, which is the lowest point in a home. The water is then moved through a discharge line out of your home. If you’re looking to install a sump pump in your Edmonton home, or have repairs done to your current sump pump, call the experts at Fast Service Plumbing & Gas Fitting. We install, repair, and service sump pumps in Edmonton and the surrounding areas.

What Is a Sump Pump?

A sump pump is in fact a pump. It protects your home from flooding by removing water from around your home’s foundation. A sump pump is generally installed into a hole (the sump pit) in your basement or crawl space. It discharges water through a line that leads to your yard or a storm sewer. The water a sump pump removes is groundwater that builds up in storms. When the water reaches a level that is determined by a sump pump float, the device will turn on and discharge excess water to prevent flooding.

Sump Pump Installation

Installing a sump pump in your basement or crawl space requires minor excavation and construction services. In order to place a sump pump, the experts at Fast Service Plumbing & Gas Fitting will dig a trench around the interior perimeter of your home by removing a small section of the floor and digging below that. Stones will be laid in the trench and a sump pump drain is put on top.

Once our contractors have installed the sump pump pit, they will install the rest of the system. There are several types of sump pumps, but in general the parts include:

  • Sump pump
  • Sump liner
  • Check valve
  • Weeping tile
  • Discharge line
  • Electrical supply

Each part serves a specific function. For example, the discharge line leads the water outside of your home, and the weeping tile collects the water that will be removed. Your new sump pump system from Fast Service Plumbing & Gas Fitting will include a durable liner and powerful electrical supply to keep the system working even in the worst weather.

Servicing Your Sump Pump

If not serviced on a regular basis, the mechanical parts in your sump pump are likely to break down and cause flooding in your basement or crawl space. Fast Service Plumbing & Gas Fitting offers complete service that includes keeping your system operational and examining your basement to ensure no new problems will arise in the near future.

When you need sump pump service in Edmonton, be sure to choose a plumbing expert. The team at Fast Service Plumbing & Gas Fitting will provide full service including:

  • Cleaning out your sump pump
  • Testing the system
  • Checking the electrical supply and other parts

Our service plan helps ensure your sump pump is prepared to keep your basement or crawl space dry the next time it rains. Call Fast Service Plumbing & Gas Fitting immediately if your basement is flooded so we can resolve problems to your sump pump in Edmonton.

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