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If you're like most people, you probably don't think about your sump pump until there's a problem. And by then, it's often too late. A backup sump pump can prevent water damage in your home by automatically pumping out water that accumulates in the sump pit. If you live in a house with a basement, then you know that water can be a big problem. One way to prevent water damage is to install a backup sump pump.

Water damage is one of the most common and costly problems facing homeowners today. Basements are particularly susceptible to flooding, due to their location below ground level. A backup sump pump can help to prevent water damage in your home by automatically pumping out water that accumulates in the sump pit.

1-800-Plumber +Air of Portland can help you find and install the perfect backup sump pump for your home. We'll work with you to find a pump that meets your needs and budget, and we'll install it for you. Contact us today to learn more about our backup sump pump services.

  1. What is a sump pump?

  2. How does a sump pump work?

  3. What is a backup sump pump?

  4. What are the benefits of having a backup sump pump?

  5. How do I choose the right backup sump pump for my house?

  6. Sump Pump FAQs

  7. Contact 1-800-Plumber +Air of Portland for expert plumbing help

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What is a sump pump?

A sump pump is a device that is installed in the basement or crawlspace of a home. Its purpose is to pump water out of the home and away from the foundation to prevent flooding and water damage. Sump pumps are normally used in homes that are located in areas that are prone to flooding or have high water tables.

How does a sump pump work?

When water enters the sump pit, the float switch activates the pump. The pump then pumps the water out of the pit and away from the foundation.

What is a backup sump pump?

A backup sump pump is a second sump pump that is installed in case the primary pump fails. It can be activated automatically or manually, depending on the type of system.

What are the benefits of a backup sump pump?

A backup sump pump offers peace of mind in knowing that your home is protected from water damage in case of a power outage or primary pump failure. It can also save you money on repairs and damages that can occur from water damage.

How do I choose the right backup sump pump for my home?

There are a few factors to consider when choosing a backup sump pump, such as the size of your home, the amount of water that needs to be pumped, and your budget. 1-800-Plumber +Air of Portland can help you find the perfect pump for your needs. We'll work with you to find a pump that meets your needs and budget, and we'll install it for you. Contact us today to learn more about our backup sump pump services.

Sump Pump FAQs

Q: What is a sump pump?

A: A sump pump is a device that pumps water out of a sump pit. Sump pits are often found in basements, and they are used to collect water that accumulates from drains, gutters, and other sources.

Q: What is a backup sump pump?

A: A backup sump pump is a second sump pump that is used in case the primary sump pump fails. Backup sump pumps are often powered by batteries, and they can be used to prevent basement flooding in the event of a power outage.

Q: Do I need a backup sump pump?

A: That depends on your individual needs. If you live in an area with a high water table, or if you are concerned about power outages, then a backup sump pump may be a good idea. 1-800-Plumber +Air of Portland can help you assess your needs and find the right pump for your home.

Q: How much does a backup sump pump cost?

A: The cost of a backup sump pump depends on the size and type of pump you choose. 1-800-Plumber +Air of Portland can help you find a pump that fits your budget. Contact us today for a free consultation.

Q: How do I know if my sump pump is working?

A: Sump pumps typically have a float switch that turns the pump on when the water level in the sump pit rises. You can test your float switch by adding water to the sump pit and seeing if the pump turns on. If you are unsure, 1-800-Plumber +Air of Portland can help you troubleshoot your sump pump.

Q: How often should I test my sump pump?

A: We recommend testing your sump pump once a month. This will help ensure that it is working properly and that you are prepared in the event of a power outage or other emergency.

Q: What should I do if my sump pump fails?

A: If your sump pump fails, you should contact 1-800-Plumber +Air of Portland immediately. We can help you troubleshoot the problem and find a solution that works for you.

Contact 1-800-Plumber +Air of Portland for expert plumbing help

A backup sump pump can prevent water damage in your home by automatically pumping out water that accumulates in the sump pit. 1-800-Plumber +Air of Portland can help you find and install the perfect backup sump pump for your home. We'll work with you to find a pump that meets your needs and budget, and we'll install it for you. Contact us today to learn more about our backup sump pump services.

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There is a range of reasons to choose 1-800-PLUMBER +Air of Portland for your water heater needs:

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We formed our business in 1999. No other repair team understands Portland hot water heaters better than we do or has been around longer.

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An experienced team isn't always a knowledgeable one. But at 1-800-PLUMBER, we have a deep understanding of water heaters and how to keep them working. Our technicians are familiar with all of the latest makes and models and undergo regular industry training.

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If you run into a problem outside of business hours, that's okay. Our technicians are available 24/7 to lend a hand during emergencies. We're here when you need us to keep your home functioning smoothly.

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1-800-PLUMBER +AIR of Portland
9735 SW Sunshine Ct., Suite 100
Beaverton, OR 97005
503-676-3449

Our Service Area:
97005, 97008, 97207, 97219, 97221,
97222, 97223, 97224, 97225, 97240,
97280, 97286, 97293, 97296, 97006,
97007, 97123, 97124, 97201, 97202,
97204, 97205, 97206, 97207, 97208,
97209, 97210, 97214, 97215, 97227,
97229, 97232, 97239, 97242, 97282,
97293, 97296, 97203, 97211, 97212,
97213, 97216, 97217, 97218, 97220,
97266, 97283, 97290, 97294, 97015,
97030, 97034, 97035, 97086, 97230,
97233, 97236, 97267.

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