Archive for March 25, 2016
Americans use, on average, 100 gallons of water per day. If you think about how much water that is in a year, it?s an incredible amount. It?s no surprise that people often tend to live in areas where water is easy to come by — we?ve seen enough reports of drought in California to know what the flip side can be.
With water more present, though, can come issues with water getting into basements. If you live in an area that requires a sump pump, you?re likely familiar with all the issues that can come along with them. Here?s a few important tips on maintaining your sump pump that you should keep in mind.
Inspect Your Sump Pump Regularly.
You should check the discharge line to see if it?s either frozen or stopped up. Part of a sump pump is the float com