Sump pumps are a great edition to any home that has high water tables or a history of flooding. This device is used to pump water to the outdoors before it has the opportunity to damage the home. However, like most things, sump pumps can only last for a certain number of years before the have to be replaced. Before that happens, however, you can take certain actions that will keep your sump pump in good condition, which will limit the frequency at which you need to have it replaced or repair. Uncover these actions below!
Test Your Sump Pump
You should be checking to make sure your sump pump is working properly every one to two months. Whether you designate a certain day every month your day to check or you simply do it when it comes to mind, check your pump often will help you catch potential problems before they come real issues.
Keep It Clear of Objects or Children
You may want to purchase a sump pump cover to keep debris and curious little fingers away from your sump pump. If debris is able to enter the pump, it can damage it as can your children. Not to mention, your kiddos could hurt themselves if they are fussing with the pump.
Call Your Denver Plumber
If you notice anything strange or unusual regarding the operation of your sump pump or its appearance, be sure to contact your plumber. Your Denver plumbing company will send someone who can perform routine maintenance on your sump pump and make sure it is working the way it should be. If it is not, your plumber will suggest either a repair or replacement depending on the severity of the condition of you pump.
If you are experiencing issues with your sump pump, call your trusted plumbing experts at (720) 330-4868. We will uncover what the issue is and make sure your pump is working properly so that you don’t have to worry about it any longer.