Carolina Climate Control Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Sump Pump’

Can I Repair My Sump Pump on My Own?

Monday, February 5th, 2024

A sump pump is one of the most useful protections a home can have. It’s a small device: a pump installed over or inside an excavated pit (the sump) in the lower part of a house. But this small device does the vital job of pumping out water that can occur from storm weather, plumbing disasters, and moisture build up due to a high water table.

Like any prevention device, a sump pump isn’t any use to you if it’s not working. If you have a broken sump pump, you’ll want it fixed as soon as possible. Can you do that repair on your own? Or will you need professional sump pump repair in Charleston, SC with our team? 

The simple answer is Always go with the pros! We’ll explore this more below as we look into sump pump repair and maintenance.

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The Different Types of Sump Pumps: Pedestal vs. Submersible

Monday, November 27th, 2023

If your home doesn’t have a sump pump, we can’t stress enough how important these basic devices are for protecting your home and belongings. They’ll also give you important peace of mind. 

Sump pumps are designed to “bail out” your house in case of water flooding in the lower levels (such as the basement or crawlspace) or to remove excess moisture that can lead to problems with mold, mildew, wood rot, and generally higher humidity inside your house.

We offer the sump pump services in North Charleston, SC that you need. To get started, we’re going to explain the two basic types of sump pumps—the pedestal pump and and submersible pump—and the differences between them.

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Spring Is Almost Here—That’s Sump Pump Season!

Monday, March 6th, 2023

You might not have thought about the existence of “sump pump season,” but it does exist—and it’s called “spring.” This is the time of the year when the sump pump in your basement or other lower part of your house is likely to be needed the most. 

Spring brings with it snowmelt and rainstorms, and that can mean water flooding into the lowest areas of your home. With a working sump pump, you’ve got a fast way to automatically remove this water and protect your belongings as well as prevent severe water damage and the growth of mold and mildew.

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