Sump Pump Installation

Trust Your Sump Pump Installation Needs to Benjamin Franklin Plumbing

Sump pumps are crucial tools to protect homes and businesses in areas prone to flooding and heavy rains. A properly installed sump pump is essential to protect your home from flooding and spare you from thousands of dollars in repair costs. Our experts are ready to help you choose the right sump pump for your home or business today.

At Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, we’re completely focused on providing the best customer experiences. When you call one of our local plumbers, they’ll come to your property and assess which sump pumps will work best for your budgets and needs. Then, they will install your new unit according to manufacturer specifications. Best of all, our work is backed by some of the industry’s best guarantees!

To find out more about our sump installations or schedule an appointment, call our team today at (800) 259-7705.

Choosing the Right Sump Pump for Your Home

There are a variety of sump pump models and manufacturers. However, there are two main types of sump pumps: pedestal sump pumps and submersible sump pumps. Each of these pump types has its benefits, and which one you choose should be based on its purpose. Both types of sump pumps are activated by a floating switch. Once flooding water causes this switch to float, the pumps begin to pump water away from their area.

Pedestal Pumps

As suggested by the name, these pumps are typically mounted on top of a pedestal. They can also be placed on a shelf if the room’s features allow. Since they function above water, the motor of a pedestal pump is not meant to function while wet.

Submersible Pumps

Submersible pumps are great for areas that are frequently flooded or wet. A sump pump can rest underwater and only function if needed.

Pedestal vs. Submersible Sump Pumps

There is no right or wrong sump pump choice. However, a person should carefully consider their intended use of a sump pump before purchasing one. Since they are outside of water, pedestal pumps usually have a longer life span. Additionally, they are typically more accessible than submersible pumps and easier to maintain as a result. Pedestal pumps are great for property owners looking for peace of mind that flood-prone areas of their homes have a defense against flooding.

Submersible pumps are preferred by some because of their stability underwater, quiet sound, and ability to handle a higher water volume. Submersible pumps are great for storm drains, which often can’t keep up with heavy rain in areas prone to severe flooding and water features that need their water level monitored.

How to Find the Right Sump Pump Battery

A sump pump system is only as good as its backup power. Backup sump pump batteries are ideal for power outages during a storm and a sump pump is needed. Battery backups can last anywhere from a few hours to a couple days, depending on how often they are needed. Our experts are ready to help you pair your new sump pump with the right backup battery!

Call (800) 259-7705 to Keep Your Head Above Water!

At Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, our team is dedicated to helping you protect your home. Whether you are in an area at risk of flooding or want to protect your home from a plumbing failure, we’re ready to help! Importantly, every Ben Franklin location is locally owned and operated. This means that our teams are familiar with which pumps best fit the needs of your area’s weather.

When you turn to our plumbers, you’ll be receiving help from a team that backs all its work with industry-leading guarantees. We also provide an on-time guarantee because we know how aggravating it is to wait around for a plumber to show up. If we’re late for your appointment for any reason, we’ll pay you back for the inconvenience.

Find out why so many families trust Benjamin Franklin Plumbing to protect their homes with a sump pump installation by calling (800) 259-7705. We’re available to answer your call 24/7.

If there’s any delay, it’s you we pay!®

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