Air Mechanical, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Sump Pump Maintenance’

Preparing Your Sump Pump For Rain

Monday, October 14th, 2019
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The weather here in Andover certainly took a turn. It is quite interesting to experience sun and warm temperatures one day, and rain and light snow within the next couple of days.

But this is Minnesota, so most of us come prepared. However, while scarves, boots, and coats may be ready, the question remains as to whether you have prepared the vital part of your home’s plumbing to help you deal with all that water.

Yes, we are talking about your sump pump. Read on to learn how to prepare yours for the deluge.

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Is Your Sump Pump Ready for a Change of Seasons?

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

home-living-room-underwater-floodIn some parts of the country, people have no idea what a sump pump is—and they never really need to know. Their home may be in such a position that flooding is rather unlikely, and a sump pump—which pumps water out of a basement or crawlspace—would never get use.

However, where we live, sump pumps are common and often necessary. Spring temperatures thaw out the ground and may send water flooding into your home fast. Is your sump pump prepared for the work?

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