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Prevent Destructive Sewer Backups With Sewer Backup Prevention in Chicago, IL

Don’t wait until your home floods to take proper precautionary measures. Protect your home or business with sewer backup prevention in Arlington Heights, Orland Park, and Chicago.

sewer backup prevention in Chicago

About Our Service

Whether there’s an issue with your sewer lines or a bad storm rolls in, you shouldn’t have to worry about the safety of your home or business. We protect your home from sewer backup and flood damage with our superior pump and flood control techniques.

Our qualified technicians install top-quality products, like the Ion Storm Pro ejector pump, to ensure your home or place of business receives the best protection possible.

About Our Process

Interior Sewer Backup Prevention System

Step one: First, we locate the main sewer line and open up the floor.

Interior Sewer Backup Prevention System Finding the main sewer line

Step two: We then install a new section of sewer line which includes our dual backflow valves and the ejector pit.

Dual backflow valves installation

Step three: We build a vault around the valves to allow for easy access in the future.

Vault around the valves

Step four: We install the Ion Storm Pro ejector pump into the newly sealed ejector pit. And conect the discharge line to the main sewer line.

 Ion Storm Pro ejector pump

Step five: We re-cement the floor and vent the system to match the proper city codes.

Cemented floor

Exterior Sewer Backup Prevention System

Step one: Our crews arrive to prep the area and begin the excavation of the main sewer line.

Exterior Sewer Backup Prevention System

Step two: The spoils are removed and carefully placed on protective sheeting. The main line is exposed and a section is removed, then we carefully install the new Cast Iron section of sewer line with the 2 backflow valves, over flow and full size street cleanout and 2 mission couplings.

Spoil removal Cast iron pipe installation

Step three: Once the assembly is in place the vault is lowered into the ground, the pump is hooked up. The floor is cemented.

Vault placed back in ground Finished vault top view

Step four: The adjustment rings are installed a heavy duty steel man hole lid is installed the system is finished and the landscaping can be put back. Here you’ll notice that the homeowner chose to place the vault entrance just below the landscape rock.

Adjustment ring installation Vault entrance by front of house

About Safeguard Waterproofing

Since we first opened as a family business in 1979, we’ve dedicated ourselves to three core values: honesty, quality, and integrity. This dedication has earned us recognition in the community. We consider it an honor to have received the following awards:

  • Angie’s List Super Service Award
  • An A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau
  • The Complaint Free Award from the BBB
  • The Star Award by the Basement Health Organization
  • The Annual Awards for Business Excellence (AABE) award

Contact Us

Keep your home, basement, or place of business clean and dry with our sewer backup prevention services in Chicago, Arlington Heights, and Orland Park.

For more information, give us a call at (847) 603-4048. Feel free to fill out our online form to request a free inspection and estimate.

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