Crawlspace Drainage System Installation, Maintenance & Repair
Properly assessing all potential access points and installing a sump pump for water removal, will allow us to create a proper solution specific to your individual needs. Proper drainage systems are vital for crawl space moisture control and total crawlspace encapsulation.
Water can come from sources as simple as gutter downspouts, improper grading and access points such as crawlspace entry doors or as extensive as water table, water springs or buildup seeping from the yard through the foundation. Other common causes of a wet crawlspace include:
- -Floor is lower than ground water level
- -Vented crawlspace causing condensation from humidity
- -Lack of moisture barrier between soil and space
- -Lack of crawlspace water removal
- -Leaking plumbing
Every crawlspace receives some water whether minor or major. The sources vary depending upon the property, home design and existing water management systems. Properly assessing all potential access points will allow us to create a proper crawlspace drainage solution specific to your individual needs. A sump pump crawlspace drainage system is specially designed for crawlspace(s). For added protection, your crawlspace sump pump can be equipped with a back-up sump pump pumping system. A second battery sump pump takes over should your primary crawlspace sump pump fail or if there is a power outage.
Sump Pump Installation
A crawlspace sump pump is a pump installed in a crawl space acting as a crawl space drainage system. Crawlspace sump pumps are designed to collect water from the foundation soil and from a perimeter French drainage system, acting as a crawlspace water removal system that pushes the water outside of the house through a line of PVC piping. A complete sump pump system involves everything that keeps your crawlspace dry, including sump pumps, battery backup sump pumps, a sump pump alarm, and a sump pump liner, lid, stand, and water removal discharge line.