It can get pretty rainy during those April showers up here in Northern New Jersey. It’s one of the reasons why you might want to add an extra layer of protection to your home by investing in a sump pump.
A sump pump is a device that is generally installed at the lowest level of a home, such as the basement. The device functions in a way that helps to divert water away from your home’s foundation to help protect your structure. Sump pumps are installed in sump pits, which are dug as centrally as possible, either in the basement of underneath the house to help ensure the best possible drainage.
Although sump pumps are typically used in homes where the accumulation of moisture and water can pose a potential problem. For example, homes that are built near the base of a slop or homes built in areas that experience large amounts of precipitation. However, they can be effective in any home due to the unpredictability of the weather, from rain storms to hurricanes.
Besides helping to ensure proper drainage during inclement weather, sump pumps will also do the following:
As you can see, there are a lot of benefits to installing a sump pump in your Northern New Jersey home. In fact, you may even want to consider a backup battery-operated sump pump that will kick in if your main sump pump fails due to a power outage.
For more information about installing a sump pump in your home, contact us at Woolley Fuel.
We service much of northern New Jersey, including Essex, Union, and Somerset Counties.
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