sump pump

Five things to look for in a sump pump

This is a guest blog post by Steve Grohn, CEO of Standard Water Control Systems.  Considering a new sump pump or backup system? Here’s what you need to know. Your...
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A Sump Pump Discharging to the Sanitary Sewer is a No-No

Discharging a sump pump into the city's sanitary sewer system is a big 'no-no'. While this might seem like an easier and more attractive option than running a discharge tube...
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Five Common Home Inspection Issues with Sump Systems

At almost every home inspection with a sump system, I end up recommending some type of change for safety, performance, or both. Here are five common sump system defects, in...
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What will happen if your sump pump fails?

Most houses with sump pumps rely on the pumps to keep the basement from flooding.  When a big rain storm comes through, the sump pump will really be needed… and...
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