Topics: Sump Pump

How to Install a Sump Pump in Your Basement

So, you’ve decided to have your basement waterproofed and equipped to keep water out and away from your home. But along with having drainage channels in place to guide water to a collection site, now you’ll need to install a sump pump to get that collected water moving out and off your premises. Let’s take

What Is a Sump Pump?

You’ve had drainage channels laid down along the perimeter of your basement or your crawlspace, and they’re all ready to begin guiding any surrounding groundwater to a collection point where the sump pump awaits. But what is a sump pump for? There needs to be something to help make sure the water moves away from

How to Tell If Your Sump Pump Is Working

If your home features a sump pump in your basement or crawlspace, it’s important to check on it regularly to ensure it’s working properly—especially prior to any local storm seasons. At ’58 Foundations, we perform an extensive sump pump check up that includes not only the mechanics of the pump itself, but of the discharge

Why Does My Sump Pump Keep Running?

A sump pump is designed to protect your basement from the risk of flooding by draining water that accumulates in a sump pit. If the pump runs continuously, however, this usually indicates that there’s a plumbing problem. Here are a few reasons why this might occur.   When a sump pump runs continuously or too