Sump Pumps

Vernon Sump Pumps

Red Seal Certified Plumbers in Salmon Arm & Kelowna

Sump pumps remove excess water to protect your foundation and basement from flooding. Bee's Knees Plumbing and Heating Ltd. offers installation, repair, and maintenance of sump pumps. We respond quickly to your call and always put quality and customer service first.

If you need to have a new sump pump installed or would like repair service, call (250) 800-1373 or book services through our website

Sump Pump Installation

Sump pumps are installed in the basement or crawlspace to prevent flooding. Pumps are installed in a pit, which is known as a sump pit. When the water level begins to rise, the pump turns on and pumps the water out safely away from your home. The sump pit is situated at the lowest level of the basement or crawlspace.

The main types of sump pumps are submersible pumps and pedestal pumps. Submersible pumps are located in the pit under the waterline, while pedestal pumps have the motor outside of the water. There are advantages and disadvantages to each type of pump. A battery backup is recommended to ensure the pump turns on when the power goes out in a storm. We can help you select the right sump pump for your home and complete the installation.

Sump Pump Repair & Maintenance

A sump pump only activates when the water rises to a certain level. Sometimes the homeowner doesn’t realize there is a problem with the pump until it fails to come on and the basement floods. Sump pumps need to be properly maintained to work reliably and ensure that your home is protected. The frequency that maintenance is needed depends on the climate, water table, and how heavily the pump gets used.

During routine maintenance, it is important to clean the:

  • Pump
  • Activation switch
  • Basin
  • Check valve

Our technicians will clean and inspect your sump pump to make sure it is working properly. We can recommend a regular maintenance program that is best suited to the needs of your property. In most cases, annual inspection and maintenance is sufficient for ensuring reliable sump pump operation. We provide repair and maintenance for all types of sump pumps.

Modern Methods & Traditional Values

Our technicians are trained, experienced, and versatile in their ability to provide services for sump pumps and all your other plumbing needs. While we are visiting your home to install or service a sump pump, we can look at more than one problem to save you time and money.

All work is performed according to our core values of:

  • Quality first
  • BEE empathetic
  • Ongoing improvement
  • Professionalism
  • A positive attitude

At Bee’s Knees Plumbing and Heating Ltd., we are a small and growing local company offering the best in modern technology, with old school values. Whether you need a sump pump installed or repaired, or need an annual inspection and maintenance, our qualified technicians make it easy to get the service you need.

Please call (250) 800-1373 to book sump pump installation, repair, or maintenance service. 

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At Bee's Knees Plumbing and Heating Ltd., your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our customers have to say about working with us.

    “Thank You So Much!”
    We needed a plumber- had no clue which to call- seriously we picked Bee’s Knee’s because of their interesting name and how they got that name. The service we received right from our first phone call was not only friendly ,understanding and helpful but professional , efficient and affordable. Thank you so much- that little extra they put in to their customer service is definitely noticed and appreciated.
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    “Will use again!”
    “All their techs were busy, but the owner (Kevin) popped over immediately. He fixed the leak right away.”
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