Are you in need of a reliable sump pump to protect your home from water damage? Protect your investment and give yourself peace of mind with our professional sump pump installation services.

Sump pumps can potentially contribute to the concentration of radon gas in a home if the sump pit is located in an area with high levels of radon and the pit is not properly sealed.

Our team of experienced technicians will expertly install a state-of-the-art sump pump in your home, ensuring that it is properly placed and functioning at its best. We take pride in our work and guarantee a seamless, hassle-free installation process.

Not only will a sump pump protect your home from water damage, but it can also save you money on costly repairs in the long run. Plus, with our energy-efficient models, you’ll see lower energy bills as well.

Zoeller Sump pumps

Zoeller is a trusted and well-respected brand in the world of sump pumps. Their line of sump pumps includes a variety of models to suit the needs of any homeowner.

One of the most popular models we use is the Zoeller M53 Mighty-Mate Submersible Sump Pump. This powerful and durable pump is designed to handle even the toughest jobs, and its long lifespan makes it a reliable choice for protecting your home from water damage. It features a 1/3 horsepower motor and cast iron housing for added strength and durability.

Another popular model we use is the Zoeller M98 Flow-Mate Submersible Sump Pump. This energy-efficient pump is designed for easy installation and features a 1/2 horsepower motor and a corrosion-resistant design. It’s perfect for use in both residential and commercial settings.

Zoeller’s commitment to quality and customer satisfaction makes them a top choice for homeowners looking to protect their homes from water damage.

  • Our systems come with an unmatched transferable 5-year parts & labor warranty
  • We take pride in our business ethics and enjoy helping our local community
  • We use quality parts and follow all current building codes
  • We are AARST & NRPP Certified and fully insured professionals
  • Servicing Greene, Albany, Columbia, Ulster, Schoharie, Rensselaer, and Saratoga Counties

 

Common Sump Pump FAQ

How much does a sump pump installation cost?

The cost to install a radon mitigation system varies mainly based on the complexity of the construction of the building. Generally, newer homes with modern building codes are easier to mitigate. Our standard system averages $1500 for a complete single port install which includes all electrical & post-mitigation testing. Homes built before the 90’s may require additional suction ports and require larger fans. Please call to discuss an exact estimate for your project.

While comparing estimates with other companies. Please note we use all schedule 40 hard-wall piping, stainless steel hardware, and complete the electrical connections. We take pride in knowing our systems are of higher quality and usually less expensive than others in the area.

What is a sump pump and what does it do

A sump pump is a device that is used to remove excess water that has accumulated in a sump pit, typically located in the basement or crawlspace of a home. It helps to prevent water damage and flooding by pumping the water out of the pit and away from the foundation of the house.

How does a sump pump work?

A sump pump has a float switch that is activated when the water in the sump pit reaches a certain level. When the float switch is activated, the pump turns on and begins pumping the water out of the pit through a discharge pipe. The water is usually pumped out to a safe location away from the foundation of the house, such as a storm drain or dry well.

How long does a sump pump last?

The lifespan of a sump pump can vary, but most sump pumps have a lifespan of about 10 to 15 years. Proper maintenance and regular testing can help extend the life of a sump pump.

How often should I test my sump pump?

It is generally recommended to test your sump pump every three to six months to ensure that it is functioning properly. To test your sump pump, you can pour a bucket of water into the sump pit and verify that the pump turns on and pumps the water out of the pit.

What are some common signs that my sump pump needs to be replaced?

Some common signs that your sump pump may need to be replaced include: the pump is making strange noises, the pump is not turning on or off as it should, the pump is not pumping water out of the pit efficiently, or the pump is more than 10 years old. If you are experiencing any of these issues with your sump pump, it is a good idea to have a professional inspect it to determine if it needs to be replaced.

What are some common signs that my sump pump needs to be replaced?

Some common signs that your sump pump may need to be replaced include: the pump is making strange noises, the pump is not turning on or off as it should, the pump is not pumping water out of the pit efficiently, or the pump is more than 10 years old. If you are experiencing any of these issues with your sump pump, it is a good idea to have a professional inspect it to determine if it needs to be replaced.

What are the different types of sump pumps

There are several types of sump pumps to choose from, including pedestal sump pumps, submersible sump pumps, and battery-powered sump pumps. Pedestal sump pumps have a motor that sits above the sump pit and are generally less expensive and easier to maintain than submersible pumps. Submersible sump pumps are designed to be fully submerged in the sump pit and are generally more efficient and quieter than pedestal pumps. Battery-powered sump pumps are a good choice for homes that do not have a reliable power source, as they can operate using a battery backup in the event of a power outage.

What are some common causes of sump pump failure?

Some common causes of sump pump failure include a lack of maintenance, clogs in the discharge pipe, a faulty float switch, and a lack of power. It is important to regularly maintain your sump pump and address any issues as they arise to help prevent failure.
Proper maintenance is key to keeping your sump pump in good working order. Some basic maintenance tasks you can do include:

Testing the pump regularly to ensure it is functioning properly
Keeping the sump pit clean and free of debris
Ensuring that the discharge pipe is clear and in good repair
Checking the float switch for proper operation
Replacing the pump if it is more than 10 years old

Can I install a sump pump myself, or should to hire a professional?

Installing a sump pump can be a complex and technical process that requires a thorough understanding of plumbing and electrical systems. It is generally recommended to hire a professional to install a sump pump to ensure that it is installed correctly and safely.

What are some common signs that my sump pump needs to be replaced?

Some common signs that your sump pump may need to be replaced include: the pump is making strange noises, the pump is not turning on or off as it should, the pump is not pumping water out of the pit efficiently, or the pump is more than 10 years old. If you are experiencing any of these issues with your sump pump, it is a good idea to have a professional inspect it to determine if it needs to be replaced.

What is a sump pump battery backup and do I need one?

A sump pump battery backup is a device that can provide power to your sump pump in the event of a power outage. If you live in an area with frequent power outages or if your home is at risk of flooding, a sump pump battery backup can provide an extra layer of protection against water damage.