Backup Sump Pump Installation, Replacement & Maintenance For Northeast Indiana, Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan
Keep Water Were It Belongs – Out Of Your HomeIn our area, homeowners are used to having a sump pump in the basement. They play a critical role in keeping water out and the basement dry. It is important that you have your sump pump inspected on a regular basis to make sure it is working properly when heavy rains hit.
In many homes, particularly those with finished basements, there is what appears to be a second sump pump located near the washer and dryer. Many homeowners wonder what this second pump does.
In fact, this second pump is an ejector pump. Rather than collecting water from drain tile like a sump pump, the ejector pump’s basin collects water from floor drains and when a home has a below grade bathroom.
An ejector pump that processes waste water will have a sealed lid and a vent pipe and is connected to a sanitary sewer line. You can identity an ejector pump by flushing the basement toilet or running water in a sink, either should trigger the pump.
Both sump and ejector pumps play an important role in keeping your basement dry. So, no if your home has one or two pumps in the basement, Gibson’s Heating & Plumbing should be your go to professional for installation, maintenance and repairs.