Michael Runk Blog

How to Test Your Sump Pump

August 18, 2017
Category: Sump Pump

Curious to see if your sump pump is working correctly? Good, it’s important to check this part of your home’s plumbing system regularly to ensure it is working efficiently. This will help to protect your home and your belongings in the event of a flood.…

 


Sump Pump Maintenance

March 24, 2017
Category: Sump Pump

Water processed by the sump pump can contain mud and debris which could eventually clog or damage it. It’s a good idea to have your sump pump checked out and cleaned on a regular basis. Here are some things to consider with your sump pump’s maintenance.…

 


What is a Sump Pump?

August 10, 2016
Category: Sump Pump

Most Maryland homes have basements; the further south you travel along the East Coast, you’ll find that fewer and fewer homes feature subterranean living space, especially in parts of Mississippi, Georgia, and Florida. Part of the reason for this is because the further south you go, the more moisture you find in the soil, making a basement impracticable and dangerous because flooding is so common.…

 


3 Signs That Your Sump Pump Needs Replacement

June 26, 2015
Category: Sump Pump

The unpredictable summer thunderstorms are common everywhere in the world, but Maryland homeowners have learned to anticipate and fear them. You never know if it’s going to be a drizzle or a flood of Biblical proportions. This is why having a working sump pump is really not an option for most local residents.…

 


5 Common Sump Pump Problems and How to Prevent Them

May 28, 2015
Category: Sump Pump

While the tropical storms and hurricanes barely touch us in Maryland, we get our share of torrential downpours. And when they happen, most homeowners who live in a flood zone anxiously wait for their sump pumps to kick in. Unfortunately, for many there will come the time when a sump pump fails.…

 



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