Schaal Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘sump pump’

Take Advantage of the Private Property Protection Program

Monday, October 5th, 2020

Are you a homeowner in Des Moines? Have you been waiting for a good opportunity to invest in a sump pump, plumbing backwater valve, or another type of weather protection system? Well, today is your lucky day!

Until June 30, 2023, homeowners in the Des Moines area can qualify for up to $1,500 towards an investment in sump pump technology. This subsidy can be used for the following type of work we offer:

  • The addition of a sump pit and pump.
  • Water treatment and sewer redirection system work.
  • Upgrading to a battery back-up sump pump.
  • The installation of a back water valve of any fixture below grade.

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Signs You Need a Sump Pump

Monday, October 21st, 2019

We are always surprised by how little homeowners know about sump pumps. Not that it should be required to take a “Sump Pump 101” class in order to be a homeowner, but we’ve seen our fair share of basements that could realluse a sump pump.

A sump pump is basically a pump that keeps your basement and floors dry from any type of flooding or precipitation. For homes that are generally located in flat areas or below sea-level, you could be experiencing some extremely moist conditions within the lower dwellings of your home. If you’ve been encountering a constantly moist basement, increased amounts of precipitation, and frequent flooding events, it might be time to invest in a sump pump.

And remember, if you’re looking for plumbing in Des Moines, IA then we offer sump pump services that can keep your home dry.

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