Many homes have sump pumps in Baltimore. If yours does not, you should consider having a professional install one as part of your basement waterproofing strategy . A sump pump can protect your home from basement mold growth, foundation damage, and other types of water damage. When combined with other appliances such as crawlspace dehumidifiers, sump pumps can remove almost all the excess moisture from your home.
As water in your basement flows into the sump basin, the pump will activate and begin to drain it away safely, preventing a flooded basement. To see how these sump pumps work and how professionals install them, watch this video.