Irritated by Iron? Ask Our NJ Basement Specialists About GrateSump

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New Jersey’s iron-bearing rocks and soil have long allowed minerals to seep into the state’s aquifer. Although normal and perfectly safe for living creatures, iron rich water doesn’t bode well for a home’s plumbing system. It traditionally causes a number of problems, including dehumidifier and sump pump clogs. At least that was the norm until the GrateSump came on to the market.

Don’t Let Your New Jersey Basement Flood with Hard Water

Our New Jersey basement specialists and waterproofing contractors have found it to be one of the best weapons in the fight against iron clogs. To begin with, the versatile GrateSump is designed to maximize water flow without adding to a home’s existing humidity, plumbing and foundation problems. Easy to maintain, they are compatible with dehumidifiers and back up pumping systems too.

Best Basement Water Control Systems in NJ Aren’t Beaten by Iron

Speaking of which, there are dehumidifiers and back up pumping systems that are ideal for homes with hard water. We often recommend that our clients use systems that include advance alarm alerts and efficient pumps. They go a long way in heading off iron problems. Similar may be said for running dehumidifiers with distilled or otherwise softened water. In addition, the periodic use of lime scale removal products may help too.

In certain situations, hard water may create staining around damaged foundations and basement areas prone to flooding. Oftentimes, the stains are further ingrained into a home’s floors and walls thanks to iron-fixing bacteria. The good news is they may be safely addressed as well. Furthermore, once the GrateSump and related components are in place, chances are the risk of staining and bacteria formation will reduce significantly.

Solve New Jersey’s Basement Flooding Problems Now

To find out if a GrateSump should be a part of your New Jersey home’s basement water control solution, please contact us at Select Basement Waterproofing today. Our basement and waterproofing experts are ready to conduct evaluations and offer the best solutions to everyone that reaches out to us today.