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If you’re considering installing a sump pump on your property, you have several options to choose from. One of those options is a battery backup sump pump. Before you make a choice, it is important to understand how this particular type of sump pump works and its benefits.

As the name implies, a battery backup sump pump is powered by a battery pack that kicks in during a power outage. In other words, a battery-powered backup sump pump continues working even when there’s a power outage. It is not dependent on your home’s electrical power to run. Battery backup sump pumps give you additional protection from water damage in case the primary pump becomes inoperable.

In this article, Mr. Rooter Plumbing outlines the benefits of battery backup sump pumps and why we are the plumbing company to call for sump pump installation.

How Does A Battery Backup Sump Pump Work?

A battery backup sump pump consists of a battery pack, a pump, a charger, and the pipework. When the power goes out, the pump turns on automatically to provide additional protection. Battery backup sump pumps typically run for several hours on a fully charged battery, depending on the pump's capacity and how often it needs to cycle on and off.

Four Benefits of Battery Backup Sump Pumps

  • Uninterrupted Protection During Power Outages

Heavy rains often coincide with power outages. A battery backup sump pump ensures your basement stays safe from flooding even when the main power is out. The primary pump becomes useless during a power outage, but the battery backup takes over, automatically sensing rising water levels and pumping it away from your foundation.

  • Reduced Risk of Water Damage

The primary function of a sump pump is to prevent water from accumulating at the lowest point in your home. A battery backup sump pump ensures this crucial function continues uninterrupted, even during a power outage or a mechanical failure. This minimizes the risk of water damage to your basement walls, floors, belongings, and even the foundation itself, saving you thousands of dollars in repairs. Just make sure your sump pump is installed properly by an experienced plumbing service.

  • Peace of Mind and Security

Knowing you have a reliable backup system in place provides peace of mind. You can rest assured that your basement and its contents are protected from water damage 24/7, regardless of power fluctuations or outages. This allows you to focus on staying safe and comfortable during a storm or other event that might cause a power cut.

  • Increased Home Value

Looking to improve the value of your home? Installing a reliable sump pump can be a good idea. Homes with robust flood protection systems, including a sump pump with battery backup, are often more attractive to potential buyers. A battery backup sump pump demonstrates a proactive approach to basement protection and adds value to your property.

It's crucial to regularly test your battery backup sump pump and ensure the battery is charged and in good working condition. If you notice signs of trouble, get in touch with a trusted plumbing repair service for sump pump repair. Our trusted plumbers have the tools to troubleshoot different types of sump pumps and restore proper functioning.

Contact Mr. Rooter Plumbing for Sump Pump Installation

Mr. Rooter Plumbing is here to help you with all of your sump pump needs. Our licensed and insured plumbers can install, repair, and replace all types of sump pumps. Contact us today and let us help you protect your basement from water damage.

May 16, 2024

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