Importance of Sump Pumps

Why are Sump pumps important ?

Answer :
Basement flooding is one of the most devastating thing that it can happen to someone’s home. It can cost thousands of dollars in property damage, and health damage due to growth of mold.
Sump pump is a piece of equipment that prevent such damage, but eventually fail if not maintained properly.

Follow the manufacturer instruction on maintenance. Check their website for details
– Install a cover to protect items falling in the sump pump pit
– Install a back up pump
It is recommended by home inspectors, and professional contractors to have a back up sump pump, and an alarm system to prevent the home from flooding.

The back up sump pump is automatically activated if there is a power failure or sump pump malfunction.
Having a small investment in a backup sump pump can save thousands of dollars in the future.

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About the Home Inspector
Dan Joandrea

- I have been working in the home remodeling / construction industry for over 11 years. I have decided to open a home inspection company to help real estate home buyers to make an informed decision before making their biggest investment of their life. The home inspection is a very important step when purchasing a home.