The Advantage of Using a Sump Pump

For an especially wet basement or crawlspace, you’re likely aware of the significance of installing a sump pump in your home. If you’re unsure of its purpose read more in our blog post, Waterproofing with a Sump Pump.

A sump pump is a rather inexpensive insurance policy to ensure your home stays dry. No one wants a wet basement, which ruins your belongs, can easily damage your home’s foundation, as well as lead to mold problems. Those are all reason enough to invest in a sump pump for a basement that regularly takes on water.

Need a little more convincing that a sump pump is the right solution for your home? Here’s a list of advantages that will surely help you make your decision.

Keep electrical appliances safe – Not only can standing water cause wire damage to your electrical appliances, which would require repair or replacement, but standing water can also result in an electrical fire.

Prevent mold and mildew – Mold and mildew form and grow as a result of standing water. They can cause both structural damage as well as health issues. Sump pumps eliminate the problem of standing water, thereby helping to prevent the growth of mold and mildew.

Prevent insect and pest infestations – Basements that are damp are a breeding ground for insects and pests, so by using a sump pump, you’ll help to prevent possible infestations.

Is your home in the Chicagoland area in need of sump pump waterproofing services? At A-Proseal Basement Waterproofing our team of experienced contractors is ready to get to work for you!  Schedule a free estimate and consultation today by calling us at (847) 525-7394.