Sump Pump Basics and Why You Need One

In case you stay in an area of the country that is very flat in nature and has low elevation, or in a region with a very high water table, you run a high risk of flooding (like it often does in Calgary). There is a valid reason that these places are known as floodplains. Moreover, you must have already …

Sump Pump Basics – Part 1

What is meant by a sump system? A sump system comprises of four major parts – a pump, a sump tank, an outlet drain and a groundwater collection system. Let us now look into how it works. The groundwater gets collected by the drain tile and drain rock buried along with the foundation (and in certain cases underneath the floor). …