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Do I Need A Sump Pump?

Are you a new homeowner wondering – Do I Need a Sump Pump? In this article we will walk you through deciding if your home needs a sump pump plus how to pick the right model. Unfortunately one thing that is not covered in school is when your home needs a sump pump. In this

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How to Prime a Water Pump

Most water pump need to be primed in order to work efficiently and create pressure inside the motor. Without proper priming after a few months of in use the pump will need to be primed and flushed. In this article we will show you how to prime a water pump with a step by step

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Sump Pump Fail Guide – 10 Reasons Pumps Fail

When your sump pump fails it can mean a basement flooding and thousands of dollars in water damage. Sump pumps may seem like confusing machines but most pump problems can be attributed to a few common problems. Our team of sump pump experts put together a list of the most common reasons for your pump

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Extension Cord Calculator

Need a new extension cord but not sure what size – use our handy extension cord calculator and drop voltage chart to help choose the best cord for your pump, power tools or other outdoor use! Extension cords can only carry so much power at a time. This term is call Ampacity and can be

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My Sump Pump Float Is Stuck

If your sump pump float is stuck on, then you either have or soon will have a much wetter basement. A stuck float is usually fairly easy to fix, but it can also sometimes point to larger issues with your sump pump system. In this article we will teach you to to fix a stuck

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Best Moisture Meters

It is impossible to tell how much moisture is in a piece of wood without using a moisture meter. These hi tech devices can tell how much water is inside a piece of wood with a quick scan. This is important while shopping for lumber and when looking for damage after a basement flood. Wood

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How to Fix a Leaking Sump Pump

A leaking sump pump can be a real problem when it comes to keeping your basement dry and free of molds, mildew and more. When you find a leak in your basement pump system it is important to move fast to find the leaky part and get it patched. Sump pumps are expensive – if

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How to Fix a Loud Sump Pump

A sump pump is a machine, so some noise is to be expected. If your sump pump is making so much noise that it is becoming a problem, then you need to get the problem addressed as soon as possible. Hear a noise from the basement pump while you’re upstairs – then it might be

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Sump Pump Flow & Discharge Rates

In order to prevent basement flooding you need to use the right size sump pump. Most sump pumps advertise horse power but this can be confusing. What you really need to know is your sump pump flow (discharge) rate to get the right pump! Not sure what the flow rate of your sump pump. Not

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Top 5 Stores that Sell Sump Pumps

A good sump pump should be thought of as an investment in your property, but finding a store that sells the right pump for your home or commercial building can be difficult. Many sump pump stores only sell their in-house model or markup the price popular models to make an extra dollar on unsuspecting consumers.

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My Sump Pump Stopped Working

Like any mechanical device, there can be many reasons why your sump pump has stopped working. A sump pump is only part of a complex system that helps keep your home or business dry and healthy to live and work in. Sump pumps only have a few parts and most of the problems happen with

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