Floods are not something that happens rarely, and the statistics have shown that every year more than 70 thousand people in the United States alone lose their homes because of floods. Our contributors at Elite Moisture Solutions indicate that the vast majority of their business comes from mold or flooded crawl spaces and basements where flooding occurred. There can be many reasons for them, and the most common ones include leaky or burst pipes in the home, poor drainage, malfunctioning home appliances, and of course, the weather.
Some of these damages can be prevented, while with others, the best thing we can do is rely on the devices and units we have in our houses and hope they are going to protect us, our families, and our property. In this article, we are going to talk about one of these devices – the sump pump, and how it can prevent flooding under your house.
Continue reading if you want to learn what you need to do to keep your basement and crawl space dry, and how to prepare for any situation that might lead to flooding.
Why do you need one?
Before we explain how pumps work, and what they …