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AquaStop™ Crawl Space Sump Pump 

Battling water or flooding in your crawl space can be a daunting experience for any homeowner, often leading to mold, structural damage, and diminished air quality in your home. Fortunately, you don’t have to tolerate it. 

Innovative Basement Authority excels in converting damp, overlooked spaces into clean, moisture-free areas beneath your house. 

Our crawl space moisture control procedure, incorporating the cutting-edge AquaStop™ Crawl Space Sump Pump system, effectively targets and resolves water-related issues. 

For more than 18 years, Innovative Basement Authority has delivered reliability and enduring solutions safeguarding your home’s structural integrity and your family’s well-being. 

By the end of this article, you’ll grasp how our sump pump installation and crawl space encapsulation techniques permanently alleviate water concerns. 

What is a Crawl Space Sump Pump System? 

A crawl space sump pump system is vital for combating moisture and water damage in your home’s subterranean area. This system includes a submerged pump within a sump pit or basin in the lowest part of a crawl space. 

The pump, triggered by a float switch, activates when water flows into the basin, efficiently removing it from the crawl space, usually through a discharge line positioned out and away from your home. 

Our AquaStop™ Crawl Space Sump Pump is a key element in a comprehensive moisture control strategy, which encompasses encapsulation, drainage, and dehumidification, ensuring a dry and healthful living environment. 

The installation of this system not only resolves standing water issues but is also fundamental to the overall air quality and structural health of your house. 

Signs You Need a Crawl Space Sump Pump 

Recognizing the need for a crawl space sump pump system can prevent extensive damage. Watch for these typical indicators: 

Ignoring these signs can lead to serious structural and health problems. 

Is Crawl Space Waterproofing Necessary? 

Yes, installing a dependable sump pump in your crawl space is crucial to avert further damage. 

Disregarding signs of moisture in the crawl space leads to escalating issues and more costly, complex repairs in the future. We advise against DIY repairs due to the hazards of crawl space entry and the ineffectiveness of retail products. 

Early action with solutions like Innovative Basement Authority’s AquaStop™ Crawl Space Sump Pump is critical. This system offers more than just waterproofing; it strengthens your home against various moisture-related challenges, enhancing a healthier and more robust overall home environment. 

What Are the Different Kinds of Crawl Space Sump Pumps? 

Given that each home is unique with specific requirements, we provide a variety of sump pump systems tailored for your crawl space. 

AquaStop Mini/Single Sump Pump System 

Our single sump pump system, designed for compact crawl spaces, uses a robust SafeDri™ cast iron pump for standard water removal. The SafeDri™ 1/3 hp pump is capable of pumping over 2,000 gallons per hour. 

AquaStop Single with Battery Backup 

Our single sump pump system can be enhanced with a backup battery to ensure functionality during power outages. This battery enables the system to pump more than 11,500 gallons per hour. 

AquaStop Triple Sump Pump System 

For ultimate protection, the AquaStop Triple Sump Pump System guarantees peace of mind with three pumps. The primary SafeDri™ 1/3 hp pump handles regular water removal. For larger volumes, a second SafeDri™ ½ hp pump, with a capacity of over 3,000 gallons per hour, is activated. During power failures, a third battery backup pump ensures continued protection. 

Our expert technicians will assess your crawl space’s moisture issues and recommend the ideal AquaStop™ sump pump system for your specific needs. Each sump pump we provide caters to different requirements. 

What Are the Benefits of a Crawl Space Sump Pump? 

Incorporating a sump pump into a comprehensive strategy provides multiple benefits for your home and family: 

  • Removes Standing Water: Sump pumps efficiently eliminate all standing water, preventing related issues. 
  • Reduces Humidity and Mold Risk: A moisture-free crawl space leads to lower humidity, significantly cutting down the risk of mold and musty odors. 
  • Improves Indoor Air Quality: A dry, clean crawl space does not release humidity or spores into your living spaces. 
  • Enhances Structural Integrity: Keeping the area under your home dry preserves its structural soundness, preventing expensive damages. 
  • Increases Energy Efficiency: A dry, well-sealed crawl space prevents drafts and heat loss, improving energy efficiency and comfort in your residence. 
  • Promotes a Healthy Living Environment: A home with clean air and a structurally sound crawl space provides a healthier environment for your family. 

These advantages are maximized when utilizing our specialized AquaStop™ products, which are designed for durability and effectiveness, surpassing retail store options. 

How Innovative Basement Authority Installs Crawl Space Sump Pumps 

A sump pump is crucial for effective crawl space encapsulation. Innovative Basement Authority follows this procedure for comprehensive system installation: 

  • Inspect the crawl space and identify the source of water issues. 
  • Seal vents and update access doors as necessary. 
  • Install crawl space drainage in the dirt floor to gather water. 
  • Determine the lowest point in the crawl space. 
  • Excavate a pit for the sump basin at the lowest spot. 
  • Install pumps and components in the sump liner. 
  • Link interior drainage channels to the sump pump. 
  • Set up interior sump pump discharge pipes. 
  • Route discharge pipes outside through the crawl space wall. 
  • Lay exterior discharge pipes underground. 
  • Connect an electrical sump pump hookup. 
  • Add a sump pump backup battery if required. 
  • Install drainage matting on the crawl space floor. 
  • Fix insulation panels to the crawl space walls. 
  • Encapsulate the crawl space with a vapor barrier. 
  • Attach an airtight lid to the sump basin. 
  • Install an energy-efficient crawl space dehumidifier. 
  • Arrange annual maintenance checks. 

Innovative Basement Authority is the leading provider of crawl space services, ensuring reliable, professional installations. As the authority in crawl space repair, we manage every aspect, from initial inspection to final testing. 

Why Our Crawl Space Sump Pumps are the Best Choice for Your Home 

Our AquaStop™ sump pumps excel in crawl space protection due to their distinct features and benefits: 

  • Robust cast iron pumps 
  • Quiet operation 
  • Water level alert system 
  • Secure, airtight cover 
  • Multilayered safeguarding 
  • Compatibility with additional systems 
  • Backup options during power outages 
  • Consistent protection with annual maintenance 
  • Comprehensive, transferable warranty 

Contact Innovative Basement Authority for Crawl Space Waterproofing Today! 

A damp, wet crawl space can negatively impact your home and family, but reliable waterproofing and encapsulation solutions offer ongoing safeguarding. Innovative Basement Authority’s proprietary crawl space products deliver comprehensive protection unlike any retail alternatives. 

Our specialists devise customized solutions to maintain your home’s dryness, cleanliness, and safety. Rely on Innovative Basement Authority for superior crawl space solutions. Reach out to us now to book a free crawl space inspection


While crucial, a sump pump is most effective as part of our broader crawl space repair and encapsulation strategy, which includes: 

Contact Innovative Basement Authority for further information and to schedule a free crawl space inspection

The cost varies based on crawl space dimensions, repair scope, and customization. You will receive a no-obligation quote with a detailed cost breakdown after a free crawl space inspection from an Innovative Basement Authority specialist. We also provide various financing options. Reach out to us for more details.

Annual check-ups are advised to maintain peak performance. Enroll in our yearly maintenance program when you waterproof and encapsulate your crawl space with Innovative Basement Authority. Contact us for more information and to arrange a free inspection. 

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