Safe Guard Your Home From Flooding | Sump Pumps
Sump pumps are designed to automatically kick on when water is detected. Protect your home, basement or garage from floods by installing a sump pump in your home with Montreal Plumbing.
Benefits Of Installing A Sump Pump
Sump pumps have lots of benefits including reduced insurance rates, help preventing floods, mold and mildew, and increasing the property value.
Experienced Installation Our team of licensed plumbers has extensive experience in sump pump installations, ensuring a job done right.
High Quality Material: We use only high-quality sump pumps and plumbing materials, ensuring long-term reliability and performance.
Peace of Mind: Our commitment to excellent service means peace of mind for you, from initial consultation to post-installation support. Choose Montreal Plumbing to install your sump pump.
Installing A Sump Pump
At Montreal Plumbing, we take pride in expertise sump pump installations. Using licensed plumbers ensures your sump pump is installed to the manufacturer specifications, safeguarding your home against water damage.
Sump Pump Assessment
Site Evaluation: We carefully choose an installation site, adhering to local codes and ensuring the pit is of appropriate size for efficient pump functioning.
Inspection: Plumbers start by inspecting the new pump for any shipping damages, ensuring everything is in perfect condition before installation.
Float Switch Check: We ensure the float switch bracket is level, and the switch and rod are straight, crucial for reliable pump operation.
Sump Pump Installation
Preparing the Pit: Our team cleans the sump pit, removing any debris. Installing a solid base under the pump, using bricks or blocks. The pump is meticulously set to be perfectly level, essential for optimal performance.
Discharge Plumbing: We install discharge plumbing according to local codes, using rigid PVC pipe for durability and longevity.
Incorporating Check Valves: A check valve is installed to prevent backflow. When sharing a discharge line with another pump, this becomes mandatory. We drill a small air bleed hole in the PVC pipe above the pump to prevent air lock, which is critical for the pump’s operation.
Slope Adjustment: The pipe is positioned with a downward slope to ensure proper drainage and avoid freeze damage.
Connecting Sump Pump
Electrical Safety: The pump into a grounded 3-prong receptacle. If needed, we can assist in updating your electrical outlets to meet this safety standard. For a neat installation, we secure the power cords to the discharge pipe, ensuring they are organized and out of the way.
Operational Testing: We conduct multiple tests, filling the sump with water and observing the pump through full cycles, ensuring everything is functioning as it should.
Cover Replacement: The pit cover is replaced with care, avoiding any interference with the pump’s wiring.
Protect Your Home With a Sump Pump
Perfect for Montreal neighbourhoods with poor drainage or near flood areas, sump pumps activate automatically protecting your home from floods. Call us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards a drier, safer basement in Montreal.”
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