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Sump Pump Failure

4/19/2019 (Permalink)

What is a sump pump? What is a sump pump failure? A sump pump can be an essential tool if a dire situation occurs. Sump pumps help mitigate and prevent such situations by quickly draining flood water from the basement of a home through an external discharge pipe. Like most emergency equipment, it is important to make sure that your sump pump is well maintained and free of mechanical problems. Otherwise, you may one day find yourself with a flooded basement and a great deal of damages. We hope to make sure you avoid these potential problems by identifying 8 reasons that result in sump pump failure when it is most needed.

  1. Power Failure
  2. A Stuck Switch
  3. Overwhelmed Pump
  4. Frozen or Clogged Discharge Pipe
  5. Lack of Maintenance
  6. Old Age
  7. Improper Installation
  8. Product Defect

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