Ken Neyer Plumbing, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘sump pumps’

3 Tips to Protect Your Home From Flooding

Wednesday, June 14th, 2023

The home is meant to be a place of peace of mind. However, flooding in Covington, KY, can quickly shatter that peace. Flooding can cause extensive damage to a home, disrupt lives, and leave lasting emotional and financial burdens.

Taking proactive steps to protect your home from flooding, such as getting sump pump installation in Covington, KY, is important to keep your investments safe, as well as ensure the safety of your family.

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Is Your Sump Pump Ready for Spring Flooding?

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Spring is coming up soon, and we’re already experiencing warmer weather here in Cincinnati—although these warmer temperatures are also coming with rains and thunderstorms. The change between seasons from winter to spring is when flooding presents the biggest danger to homes. Snowmelt and stormy weather can mean water entering your home’s basement or crawlspace, causing expensive water damage and creating an environment where mold and mildew develop.

This is where a sump pump is invaluable. A sump pump turns on automatically to pump out excess water that flows into the lower parts of a home. This water is pumped out to the waste water system or into a well. If you don’t have a sump pump in your home, we encourage you to contact our professional plumbers to arrange for this service. If you do have a sump pump, look below to find out how to prepare it for the season of flooding.

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4 Ways You Can Put Our Plumbers to Work

Monday, August 15th, 2016

People tend to think of hiring a plumber only when something goes wrong with the plumbing in their home. Licensed plumbers like ours are always ready to come to your assistance (24 hours a day!) to help with troubles such as burst pipes, leaky toilets, and damaged sewer lines.

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The 2 Types of Sump Pumps to Consider for Your Home

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Your home may be in danger of experiencing flooding in the basement or crawlspace during the year because of storm conditions, plumbing accidents, or a high water table. This is why a sump pump is an important appliance in many houses: these devices automatically pump out the excess moisture that collects in the lower parts of a building, taking the water from an excavated pit (called the sump) and removing it into the wastewater system or a well.

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