Water buildup can come from a variety of sources, including heavy rains that flood your basement. Whatever the source of your basement water buildup is, the effects and damages left behind can cause major problems to your home and wallet. That’s why it’s best to find a good water and moisture buildup prevention method that works well for your basement situation. There are many different things you can do to help manage water buildup in your basement, with one of them being investing in a basement sump pump.

How a Basement Sump Pump Protects Your Basement From Moisture Damage

A basement sump pump is similar to a drain for your basement. When water builds up in your basement, it gets redirected into the pump, which ends up going to a storm drain. This pump helps prevent damage that comes from residual standing water and moisture buildup, such as mold and mildew growth.

There are many benefits that come from installing a basement sump pump. Controlling the water and moisture level in your basement helps prevent floods, mold growth, and even sewage backups. These pumps can also help keep wood-destroying insects away, as they often feed off of the wood rot that can come from water damage.

Do you want to manage excess moisture and help prevent flooding in your basement? Come talk to us here at Basement Technologies of Western NC. We can inspect your basement and talk to you about what waterproofing options are available to you, including basement sump pump installation if your basement situation would benefit from one.