If you have a fire or water emergency, please call us now at (304) 253-6633

To have the optimal experience while using this site, you will need to update your browser. You may want to try one of the following alternatives:

Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Malfunctioning Sump Pump Causes Flooding in Beckley Basement?

5/28/2024 (Permalink)

An old sump pump is being replaced. We respond to water damage emergencies 24 hours a day in Raleigh County.

Our local Beckley team is a trusted leader in water damage restoration services. Sump pump failure can lead to flooding. Here are some potential consequences of sump pump failure:

Basement Flooding: Sump pumps are typically installed in basements or crawl spaces to prevent water from accumulating and flooding these areas. If the sump pump fails to operate properly, whether due to power outages, mechanical failure, or other issues, water can accumulate and flood the basement, damaging flooring, walls, furniture, and other belongings stored there.

Mold and Mildew Growth: Excess moisture from sump pump failure can create an ideal environment for mold and mildew growth.

Electrical Damage: If water enters areas where electrical wiring or appliances are located, it can lead to electrical hazards, such as short circuits, electrical fires, or damage to electrical systems. This poses a significant safety risk to occupants and may necessitate rewiring or replacement of electrical components.

To mitigate the risk of sump pump failure and its associated damage, homeowners should regularly inspect and maintain their sump pump systems, check for signs of wear or damage, and ensure proper drainage away from the home's foundation.

Call Us Today!

When your home or commercial business in Beckley has a water damage emergency from a malfunctioning sump pump, our local Beckley team is Here to Help. ® Call us today at 304-253-6633.

SERVPRO® franchises are independently owned and operated.

Other News

View Recent Posts