Sumps pumps in Ottawa are not just for homes in low lying areas – they are for any home where rising water levels in the ground can threaten the home. A sump pump system with battery-powered backup can save you thousands of dollars in damage repairs when spring runoff is high or we have a lot of rain.
They’re so effective that the City of Ottawa now has a rebate if your home was built before 2004 and has never had one installed. And Out of This World’s Ottawa plumbing services include both sump pump installation and sump pump repair. Reach out to our Ottawa plumbers when you need help with a sump pump in Ottawa!
When you give us a call, we’ll send out a sump pump repair service expert right away, or as soon as it’s convenient for you. Your expert will take a look at your pump, let you know why it isn’t working, and get started fixing it right away. Before long, your pump will work again and you’ll know your home is safe the next time it rains.
After that, we’ll work with you to find the very best pump for your home. We’ll consider how often it storms, how much it rains when it does storm, your budget, and more. Then we’ll recommend pumps that we think would work well.
Choose your new pump and we’ll install it right away. We’ll make sure that there’s nothing you need to worry about, no matter how bad the storms get in your area.
Depending on your needs, you may require different sump systems. Ask your plumber what the options are and what works for your home. All of our Ottawa sump pumps and packaged systems are available with optional battery-powered backups. We can install new systems for you or replace old, worn out pumps.
While we can install any make or model of sump pump in Ottawa, we find our customers get great results with these brands.
Liberty sump pumps can pump out a lot of water quickly, and really last. There are seven sizes available, all designed to use as little electricity as possible. There’s even a water-powered model that works even when the power goes out.
Hydromatic provides a variety of reliable, long-lasting sump pumps with different pumping capacities.
Back up systems are are essentially a whole second sump pump that runs on a battery. They are not mandatory on sump systems, but they are a good idea.
The back up system turns on automatically when the primary system fails (if there’s a power outage or the first system breaks down). It will also turn on to help the primary system keep your basement dry even when the amount of water is much higher than normal.
Whenever you need help with your sump pump in Ottawa, call us at Out of This World Plumbing. We’ll send a sump pump expert out to your house fast. Before long, you’ll have the safety and security that you need to sleep well through even the worst storms. Call today!
When is the best time to install a sump pump?
Sump pump installation should ideally be done before finishing or renovating a basement. The basement floor will need to be broken up to dig and install an appropriate pit dug to house the pump. As well, plumbing needs to be installed to take the waste water away, and piping set up to safely vent radon gas from your home.
Can I install a sump pump in Ottawa myself?
While it’s possible for someone with the right skill and experience, sump pump installation can be pretty complex and isn’t really a good DIY project. It often requires plumbing and electrical work, so hiring a professional, like the ones here at Out of This World Plumbing, is usually recommended.
How often should a sump pump be replaced?
The lifespan of a sump pump in Ottawa varies, but they typically last around 10 or so years. Performing routine maintenance on your sump pump can help it last longer.
How do I maintain my sump pump?
Regular maintenance for your Ottawa sump pump includes cleaning the pump and sump pit, checking the power source and battery backup, testing the pump by pouring water into the pit, and inspecting the discharge line to ensure there aren’t any obstructions.
Why is there a bad smell coming from my sump pump?
Foul odors can be caused by stagnant water, mold, or mildew in the sump basin. Regular cleaning and ensuring proper drainage can help take care of this issue.
Why is my sump pump making noise?
Your sump pump could be making noise due to a number of reasons, like an obstructed or damaged impeller, a clogged or damaged discharge pipe, or a failing motor. If your sump pump is making noise or emitting foul smells, it’s best to give us a call!
Do I need a battery backup for my sump pump?
Yes, we recommend that you have a battery backup for your sump pump. During heavy storms, power outages are common, and a battery backup ensures your sump pump will continue to operate and prevent flooding!
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