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Sump Pumps

Bristol, CT experiences plenty of rains and flooding in the warmer months of the year, and as an older community we have plenty of homes with basements and other areas at risk of a flood. There’s nothing to be done about the weather, but you can take steps to secure your home with a sump pump: designed to pull water out of your basement and keep your possessions and property safe. Sump pumps are placed on the lowest portion of your property, then kick on whenever flooding starts.

The experts at Dynamic Mechanical Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning are ready to go whenever you are for sump pump installation. Not only will we help you select the best sump pump for your property, but we’ll install it with the quality and attention to detail that you expect. We can also maintain and service it for you so that it’s ready to go whenever the rains start falling. Contact us today to make an appointment. We’ll spell out your options for you and get the process started!

Dynamic Mechanical Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning professionally installs, services, and maintains sump pumps in Bristol, CT. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

Types of Sump Pumps

There are two basic types of sump pump on the market. Pedestal pumps are the less expensive of the two. They’re designed to be placed on a flat surface, with a motor on a pedestal running the pump. They’re easy to maintain and service, though they can be quite noisy and are less efficient that the other type. Submersible sump pumps are placed in a pit dug at the lowest point of your property. As the pit filler with water, the pump goes to work. Because it takes a little more to properly service and install, some Bristol, CT homeowners shy away from it, but at Dynamic Mechanical Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning we recommend them for their overall efficiency and lack of noise.

How They Work

Regardless of the type of sump pump you have, the basics are always the same. When it turns on – either automatically upon detection of water or manually if you’re available to switch it on yourself – an impeller pulls the water into it, and then centrifugal force is used to power the water out of your home via a pipe.

Installing a Sump Pump

Here in Bristol, CT, Dynamic Mechanical Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning can ensure a proper sump pump installation and maintenance. In the first place, you need to ensure that the system has access to your power gird to run the motor and ensure that it functioned when it’s supposed to. You also need a piping system to ensure that it can clearer the water safely from your home, and a motor powerful enough to handle the as much water as you anticipate.

We’ll start by examining your home and discussing all those options with you, then finding the perfect spot to build the sump pit. We’ll perform the installation with courtesy and care, ensuring that you have no problems with either the powering of the system or its ability to safely remove the water from your property. Finally, we’ll set up a servicing schedule to ensure that your new sump pump is ready to go when you need it. Call us today to get the process started!