Saturday, 25 October 2014

Calgary Plumbing Contractor Discusses Flooded Basements and Sump Pumps

According to Calgary plumbing contractor Son Rise Plumbing and Gasfitting, a sump pump proves invaluable in many cases. For instance, flooding often occurs when the ground is supersaturated by excessive rain or snowmelt. In these cases, there is little you can do but rely on a sump pump to keep your basement dry. Sump pumps are also life savers when a home is built on low terrain. Usually, homes are constructed on higher ground so water drains away from them. However, there are only so many high-elevation areas to build houses on, which is why some homes or even subdivisions can’t help but be constructed on lower areas. For these homes, a sump pump becomes a must.

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