When sump pumps break down, basements can become flooded, resulting in damage.

There are many fixtures around the house that homeowners do not often think about so long as they are functioning correctly. Sump pumps, for example, are nearly the definition of “out of sight, out of mind.”

With larger appliances like water heaters, homeowners usually knows a few things — if they have a tankless or tank-type unit, what brand it is and maybe even how old it is — but sump pumps are just “there” and are not something to worry about, at least until it stops doing its job.

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