Can you submerge the sump-pump? Depending on your basement that is, it might be a question worth asking. An extractor water pump can even be a beneficial addition to your home. Your home’s structural integrity can be impacted by water destruction. It’s important to keep an eye on where the pump is located in your house. It’s essential to have clean, running water throughout the day. Make sure that all pumping systems are in good and in working.