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What is a Sewage Pumping Station?

A sewage system consists of a large tank with pipes that carry the sewage from the property to the main sewers. Normally, these networks of pipes rely on gravity transporting the waste to the main sewer however, this is not the case for buildings that are located in...

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WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS- Coronavirus Update

WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS- Coronavirus Update

The UK Government has made it clear that it wants us to return to work. We are open for business for our full range of services. These include sump and pump servicing, annual clean and check, and tanker cleaning. Please call or email us and we can help you with any of...

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Macerator Toilet Problems

Macerator Toilet Problems

Macerator toilets are commonly used in homes across the UK and remove waste when it is flushed from below the drainage line. Macerator systems are quiet and powerful but there can sometimes be problems. Macerator toilet pumps can fail, block or even break. We have...

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Why is My Sump Pump Making a Loud Noise?

One of the most commonly asked questions we have from customers at The Basement Sump and Pump Company is “Why is my sump pump system making a loud noise?” Most sump pumps do make some form of noise if the waterproofing system is working correctly. However, there are...

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Latest News 

What Are The Problems With Sewage Pumping Stations?

Ordinarily, a sewage system works by having pipes from the property running to the main sewers. The process usually happens through gravity where the waste can flow straight through to the sewer but there are situations where this is not possible. If the property is...

What Are Sewage Treatment Plants and How Do They Work?

Every single property within the UK is reliant on a steady and fully operational sewage system – it’s a plain fact, and part of property care is understanding exactly how your property connects itself to the sewage treatment or disposal system that is in place. To...

What to Do With Your Sump Pump During a Power Outage?

Any sump pump is vital to a property once installed correctly. In fact, it can be a leading asset in the protection of your home against the ingress of water, floods, and water-related damage such as damp, mould, and even damaged foundations. So, any interruption in...

What Is a Submersible Pump, and What Are The Benefits?

If you have recently come into possession of a property that features a basement, or even been the victim of a basement leak recently, and you are wondering what the best course of action is when it comes to safeguarding your property against any future damages. In...

The Difference Between Sewage Pumps and Sump Pumps

Whilst sump pumps are definitely one of the best and most useful purchases you can make for a property that comes with a basement, it’s easy to understand why someone in the market for a pump might not be too knowledgeable about them. The exact same thing can be said...

How To Prevent Your Basement Flooding?

When it comes to year round management of your property, you can never be too careful when it comes to making sure that your basement is as safe and secure from flooding as possible. That’s why when it comes to preventing your basement from flooding there are a few...

What is a Sewage Pumping Station?

A sewage system consists of a large tank with pipes that carry the sewage from the property to the main sewers. Normally, these networks of pipes rely on gravity transporting the waste to the main sewer however, this is not the case for buildings that are located in...

Why Do You Need A Battery Backup for An Existing Sump Pump System?

No matter which type of sump pump system you have installed, it may at some point eventually fail as a result of a power outage. It is therefore important that the Battery Backup pump is working to ensure that the sump pump system will still be working to keep the...

The Importance of a Sump Pump Drainage System

The sump pump is a part of the basement waterproofing system and is an essential component so that the basement does not flood. The other key part of the waterproofing system that it works in conjunction with the basement drainage channels. These two elements work...

WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS- Coronavirus Update

The UK Government has made it clear that it wants us to return to work. We are open for business for our full range of services. These include sump and pump servicing, annual clean and check, and tanker cleaning. Please call or email us and we can help you with any of...

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