The Sunny Plumber Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Sump Pump’

Prepare Your Home with a Sump Pump

Monday, July 12th, 2021

flooded-living-roomMany homeowners don’t know what a sump pump is, and that’s okay! For homeowners who live on the top of a mountain, on a cliff, or perhaps even on a high hill, this blog post probably isn’t for you. But for many Tucson residents who live in our climate, sump pumps are actually necessary for a home to function without becoming a victim of flash floods.

When rainfall hits our area hard, sometimes the easiest route for the water to go is right into our basements. They’re low and beneath the ground, essentially becoming targets for flash floodwaters to infiltrate and permeate. Sump pumps in Tucson are designed to draw in the water that would otherwise flood your basement, and pump it to an area on your property where it can be safely drained away.

If you’re ready to stop your home from becoming a flooding target, then keep reading.

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Is a Sump Pump Necessary?

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

sunny-plumbersYour home may be the biggest investment you’ll ever make in your life. It makes sense to do anything you can to protect that investment. And, even if you have great home insurance, preventing damage to your home is a must. If you don’t have a sump pump in Tucson, AZ, then you may have a major blindspot in your home protection.

When people think of sump pumps, they don’t always think of them being used in as arid a climate as ours. While it’s true that your sump pump may not be in regular operation, that’s true of any insurance policy. It’s there when you need it. We hope you don’t need to rely on your auto policy daily!

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Consider Installing a Sump Pump this Winter

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Flooding is not exactly a pressing concern in Arizona, at least not on the scale one sees on the east coast. However, that does not mean that it can’t cause widespread damage in certain circumstances. The most common instance of flooding damage around here is basements and crawl spaces. Any part of the home that is at a lower elevation than the rest of the house is at risk of water damage from flooding. In order to prevent this from happening, you should consider installing a sump pump in your home. Read on to find out more about sump pumps, and the benefits that they provide.

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