Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 by Kinsey Price
Your sump pump is the first line of defense if your basement suffers from a flood. You should be able to count on the system to be strong enough to keep your basement dry, but it also shouldn't keep you hostage in your own home, like a customer we recently served:
Fortress recently completed a basement encapsulation for a customer who told us that the reason she was finally upgrading her damp basement was that she wanted to travel. We weren't sure what traveling had to do with her home's dirt basement until she set us straight: her two dehumidifiers gathered a great deal of water moisture and inflow while trying to keep her basement dry; however, the two dehumidifiers weren't efficient enough for the large space so they required being hand-emptied twice a week.
This customer rightly felt like she was chained to her two dehumidifiers' tiresome and annoyingly fixed-schedule! Fortress happily came to the rescue in installing basement encapsulation and a sump pump so that our customers could traveling and living life to the fullest.
We opted to install a TripleSafe™ Sump Pump System. TripleSafe™ is our most reliable system because it provides three layers of protection for your basement. Your system includes a basic Zoeller® pump for normal situations, a more powerful Zoeller® pump for heavy water volumes, and an UltraSump® backup pump that will kick in if the power goes out.
Pairing a sump pump system with basement encapsulation is recommended as the products will work together to ensure your basement stays clean all year long. No one wants to feel trapped by their own home, whether by a damp basement or inefficient moisture management. Our sump pump systems are just what you need to keep your home safe and dry.
If you’re looking for contracting experts in Rocky Mount and the surrounding areas, look no further than Fortress Foundation Solutions. We are the premier foundation repair and waterproofing professionals! Call at (434) 299-9393 or contact us online for a free estimate!