Sump pumps–one of those systems that you kind of hope you’ll never need, but when you do, you’ll be glad you have it. Sump pumps effectively remove water from the lowest point of your house in the case of a flood from either stormy water or from a plumbing mishap.
Of course, sump pumps can only do their job reliably if they are well-maintained. Professional maintenance is vital to keeping the system in great condition. But did you know there are smaller maintenance steps you can take on your own each season between annual tune-ups? Read on to learn how to adequately check your sump pump each season.