Basement Sump Pumps
The presence of water in your basement can lead to damage, destruction of cherished possessions, expensive repairs, and decreased property value. AFS offers the dependable AFS AquaStop™ Sump Pumps to efficiently remove water, ensuring a dry and secure basement environment.
For over 20 years, our team has been waterproofing basements across the Southeast United States, earning the trust of homeowners through our exceptional customer service and superior basement waterproofing services.
This page will guide you through the significance of having a dependable sump pump system and how our products can permanently address your basement moisture concerns.
What is the AFS AquaStop™ Sump Pump System?
AFS AquaStop™ Basement Sump Pump System is a specialized mechanism located at the deepest part of your basement. It is engineered to gather water from the interior perimeter drainage system and redirect it away from your home’s foundation.
This system is fundamental to basement waterproofing, defending against basement water accumulation and infrastructural damage. Beyond that, it is a component of a broader whole-home solution designed to maintain a secure and healthy living environment.
AFS AquaStop™ Sump Pumps come with features like a water alarm, sump liner, secure sump lid, and durable cast iron pumps to guarantee reliability and efficiency. Regular maintenance ensures the longevity of your AFS AquaStop™ sump pump, keeping your basement moisture-free for years.
Signs You Need a Basement Sump Pump
Identifying the signs indicating the requirement of a sump pump in your basement is vital:
- Wet basement walls
- Water pooling in basement
- Unpleasant, musty odors
- Mold growth
- Efflorescence on basement walls or floors
- Basement window leaks
- Elevated basement humidity
Recognizing these signs is crucial for safeguarding your home against water damage and related complications.
Is a Sump Pump Necessary?
Yes, a sump pump is extremely valuable in your basement; it serves as the core component of any basement waterproofing system. Without a sump pump, moisture will accumulate, resulting in mold, mildew, and structural impairments.
Prompt action can spare you the trouble of addressing major issues later. Moreover, AFS AquaStop™ Sump Pumps can be smoothly incorporated into a broader home solution, focusing on the wellbeing and safety of your living space.
What Are the Different Kinds of AFS AquaStop™ Sump Pumps?
Recognizing that each home has unique needs, we proudly offer a range of sump pump systems designed for your specific basement requirements.
AFS AquaStop™ Basement Single
This single pump system employs a robust SafeDri™ cast iron pump for regular water expulsion. Available with either a SafeDri™ ⅓ hp or ½ hp pump. The ⅓ hp pump can discharge over 2,000 gallons of water per hour, while the ½ hp pump can handle over 3,000 gallons per hour.
AFS AquaStop™ Basement Single with Battery Backup
This variant incorporates a battery backup to guard against power failures, capable of discharging over 11,500 gallons per hour on battery power.
AFS AquaStop™ Basement Triple
Our most advanced system features three pumps for total protection. The main SafeDri™ 1/3 hp pump manages daily water removal. A secondary SafeDri™ 1/2 hp pump increases capacity for larger volumes, and a third, the battery backup pump, offers protection during power losses.
Each sump pump model is crafted to address specific needs. Our certified technicians will evaluate your basement conditions and suggest the most suitable AFS AquaStop™ system for your residence.
What Are the Benefits of the AFS AquaStop™ Sump Pump System?
With a trustworthy sump pump system, you’ll experience numerous advantages, such as:
- Guaranteed Basement Dryness: AFS AquaStop™ efficiently expels water from your basement, mitigating flooding and moisture damage risks.
- Holistic Defense: Our pumps are compatible with other waterproofing solutions like interior drainage, vapor barriers, and dehumidifiers.
- Dependable Pumping Performance: Featuring up to triple redundancy and battery backup options, AFS AquaStop™ ensures consistent pumping even under severe weather and power disruptions.
- Extended Durability: Our cast iron pumps are designed for decades of hassle-free service. Plus, our yearly maintenance programs guarantee optimum system functionality.
AFS is your go-to source for addressing basement moisture issues. Our exclusive pumps, coupled with professional installation, offer personalized protection and benefits you won’t find anywhere else. Reach out to schedule your free inspection.
How AFS AquaStop™ Sump Pumps Work
The sump pump is just one part of our basement waterproofing system. It works best alongside other tools. After an AFS expert evaluates your basement, the installation process involves:
- Locating the basement’s lowest point
- Digging the floor to fit the sump liner
- Excavating the perimeter for the interior drainage system
- Installing interior drains in the trench
- Connecting drains to the sump basin
- Arranging pumps and components in the sump liner
- Installing interior sump pump discharge pipes
- Leading discharge pipes through the basement wall
- Setting up exterior discharge pipes, extensions, and freeze-resistant discharge line attachment
- Connecting electrical hookup to control panel
- Incorporating battery backup if needed
- Testing the pumping system
- Sealing the sump basin with an airtight lid
- Restoring the concrete floor with cement
Here’s how the system maintains your basement’s safety and dryness:
- The interior drainage system gathers leaking water.
- Water is channeled to the sump pump system.
- The basin activates the pumping system once the water reaches a certain level.
- Water is pumped out and directed away from your residence.
AFS ensures top-notch installation services to secure the efficacy of your sump pump and all-encompassing basement waterproofing system.
Why Our Sump Pumps are the Best Choice for Your Home
AFS AquaStop™ sump pumps boast several distinctive features like:
- Top-grade cast iron pumps
- Water alarm
- Secure lid
- Multiple protective layers
- Compatibility with other solutions
- Backup battery options
- Yearly maintenance service plans
- Extensive transferable warranty
For premium basement protection, trust AFS for superior sump pump systems and comprehensive home solutions.
Contact AFS for Sump Pump Solutions Today!
Don’t let basement leaks become a nightmare. Let AFS assist you in braving the storms with our reliable sump pumps and additional basement waterproofing solutions. Reach out today for a free inspection and estimate.
We understand the unique challenges posed by the wet climate in the Southeast United States and stand ready to help you shield your home from water ingress. Our AFS AquaStop™ sump pumps have the power to keep your basement dry for the long haul.
Homeowners in Huntsville, AL, face a variety of sump pump issues. Here, we offer some maintenance and troubleshooting tips.
When you find a leak in your basement or foundation, you want to know that you’re protected. Will your provider cover the necessary repairs?
Last Modified Date:
Explore more solutions
130 Interstate Commerce Crt. Bldg. 100 & 200
Alabaster, AL 35007
214 Industrial Park Dr.
Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379
2701 Opelika Road
Phenix City, AL 36870
1909 Montgomery Hwy, Suite 322,
Dothan, AL 36303
118 E Mobile St
Florence, AL 35630
2415 Jordan Road
Huntsville, AL 35811
3028 E Governor John Sevier Highway
Knoxville, TN 37914
3131 Hamilton Blvd.
Theodore, AL 36582
445 Dexter Avenue, Suite 4050
Montgomery, AL 36104
1519 Heil Quaker Blvd.
LaVergne, TN 37086
89 W. Hood Dr.
Pensacola, FL 32534