If you’re unfamiliar with a sump pump, consider yourself lucky: basically, sump pumps are only needed if your basement is prone to flooding or wetness. This means that you would not much use for one if your basement is relatively dry all throughout the year.
Additionally, sump pumps are not always the ideal solution to a water problem at home. Certain things, such as an outdoor curtain drain, or proper gutter installation, could be more effective. Sump pumps are the last resort if the flooding problem in your property is extensive. A Saskatoon plumbing expert like one from Perfection Plumbing & Drain Cleaning, Ltd. can help you determine if you need a sump pump.