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Sump Pump Battery Backup in McLean, VA & Northern Virginia

Having a sump pump that fails in the middle of a rain storm is a serious and expensive problem. When your basement fills with water, there’s little you can do to protect your belongings and stop the financial loss. That’s why we offer a full line of sump pump services, designed to keep your sump pump running well. Yet with rain storms often comes power outages, and your sump pump can’t run without power. One way to prevent an expensive emergency is to invest in a battery backup sump pump.

At John Nugent & Sons, your safety is our top priority, and we know that your home isn’t fully protected if your sump pump fails. That’s why we recommend that all of our customers in Northern Virginia invest in a battery backup sump pump. This fairly affordable component of your home can protect you from significant financial loss due to a flooded basement, so it’s a protection well worth investing in.

Do you want to protect your home fully? Contact John Nugent & Sons for a free estimate to have a battery backup sump pump installed.

What Is a Battery Backup Sump Pump?

A battery backup sump pump is a second sump pump installed next to your primary one. It runs exactly like your primary pump, with the exception of its power source. It runs on battery power, so it will start to pump water from your home if your primary pump fails. It’s also set up to only run if the primary pump isn’t running. In other words, it’s a complete secondary pump, providing full effectiveness if your primary pump doesn’t work for any reason.

When Might a Battery Backup Sump Pump Be Necessary?

While you might think that you’re safe because you have a fairly new sump pump, you would be surprised to learn how many homes in the area end up with flooded basements when they already have a sump pump. Your battery backup sump pump will be a lifesaver when:

  • The power goes out for any reason, causing your primary pump to stop working.
  • Your primary pump has a mechanical problem and can’t run.
  • The float switch on the primary pump gets stuck and it doesn’t activate as it should.

These problems can occur unexpectedly, and you may not even realize you have a problem until you have a flood in your basement. That’s why the John Nugent & Sons team recommends everybody has a battery backup sump pump installed in their home, no matter how old or effective their primary sump pump is.

Do you have a battery backup sump pump? If not, call 703-291-1926 today!

Protecting Your Home Since 1975

John Nugent & Sons has been protecting homes in Northern Virginia with quality electrical services since 1975. we want to ensure your basement won’t flood with the help of a battery backup sump pump. Don’t put your home at risk. Contact John Nugent & Sons today for prompt and effective service, including battery backup sump pump installation.

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