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Sump Pumps

It is springtime and time to check your sump pump. Most houses have a sump barrel under the concrete that collect rain water. Inside this barrel is a pump which is connected to a pipe heading outside. A float which acts like a switch will turn the pump on as the water in the barrel rises, and off as the water lowers. At a call last week, a homeowner had forgotten to remove a discharge hose from the outside line last