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Sump Pump Services in Butler County, PA
As spring begins and the snow from winter begins to melt, where is all that water going to go? The unfortunate answer is: possibly into your basement and crawlspaces. But that’s not the only place where flooding can come from. The rainy season always brings the risk of floods, and a plumbing accident in the home can cause water to go down into your home. But even if we can't stop floods, we can still fight back against them. How? With a sump pump!
A professionally installed sump pump could be your best defense against excess flooding and excess moisture in Butler County, PA. At Kennihan Plumbing & Heating, Inc., our licensed master plumbers promise to treat every customer’s home like it was their grandma’s home, and that means providing services which keep you and your home safe all year-round. We’ve been doing it since 1969 and have developed a reputation for our services across the Northern Allegheny and Butler Counties. Contact us today to schedule sump pump services in Butler County and the surrounding communities.
Contact us today to get a free estimate on sump pump installation or replacement in Butler County, PA or the surrounding area. We treat your home like it’s our grandma’s home.
Sump Pump Services
A sump pump installation is performed at the lowest point of your home—the spot where all of the water will flow naturally thanks to gravity. When water comes over the pump, it activates and pumps out the water into a drain. The sump pump keeps the water at bay so that your basement and crawlspace don’t collect all the water. Types of sump pumps you can install include:
- Pedestal Sump Pumps
- Submersible Sump Pumps
Kennihan Plumbing & Heating, Inc. plumbers are trained to perform all manner of sump pump repairs, installations, replacements, and maintenance. The worst time for your sump pump to stop working would be right before you need it, but you can alleviate that fear when you schedule regular sump pump maintenance.
Drainage Systems in Butler County
Sump pumps can use a little help from drainage systems. One example is that of filter drains, also known as the French drain. These drains consist of a trench filled with gravel and a perforated pipe, and they’re dug around the perimeter of your home. Surface and ground water will be drained away as it goes over.
For basements, it also helps to have a basement drain installed and serviced if there isn’t one already. This will help alleviate some of the burden from your sump pump in the event of an emergency.
Slab Leak Detection
Aside from weather, various plumbing issues can create leaks and substantial water damage inside your Butler County home. One possibility is that of slab leaks. These leaks are like ordinary pipe leaks, except that they form beneath the foundation of your home. They can push up on the concrete slabs and cause damage, including flooding. Getting slab leak repair as soon as you can is crucial to protecting your home.
Slab leak detection is the first step in having an expert slab leak repair performed, and it often takes a professional to see the signs in its early stages. For that, you can count on the master plumbers at Kennihan Plumbing & Heating, Inc. to find the leaks and have them dealt with before substantial damage can occur to your home.
Grandma Ellie's Club
Did you know that being a member of Grandma Ellie's Club can save you money and extend the life of your system?
- 20% Discount on HVAC and Plumbing* repairs
- One day replacement
- Inflation protection for multi-year plans
- Priority customer status
- Agreement is transferrable
- Lower utility bills
- 24-hour emergency service
- Extended equipment life
- Never an overtime charge
- Improved safety