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Safety Tips, Water damage remediation

What to Do When the Sump Pump Isn’t Working

The increase in rainfall in the spring and early summer has already been felt throughout the U.S.  Some areas have been dealing with wet conditions for weeks while others have experienced flooding conditions due to excess rain. If you live in one of these areas affected by rain, then you know that one of the most effective ways to protect your home from flooding is to have a sump pump installed.  If your home does have a sump pump, then you also know the importance of maintaining the sump pump so that it is functional when needed. Cause of Sump Pump Failures: Rain Sump pump failure is one of the worst things that can happen if you live somewhere that experiences consistent rain.  According to a study by the American Society of Home Inspectors, over 60 percent of American homes are...