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Back-Up Sump Pump System

How To Prepare For The Storms

As we move toward the rainy season, now’s the time to have your sump pump tested. A flooded basement is most often caused by a failure of your sump pump, usually due to a faulty switch. During the winter months, the pump rarely runs, and like many things, lack of exercise increases the risk of […]

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Overhead Sewers & Back Water Valves

Do I Need An Overhead Sewer Or Backwater Valve? In most cases, your home’s sanitary sewer is ultimately connected to a municipal sanitary sewer system managed by your town. Your sanitary system is usually called the sanitary service and the towns system is referred to as the sanitary main. Many older homes (and a few […]

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Sump Pump Failure

Wait Before Using The Hose

Your Outdoor Faucet Could Be Leaking Inside When the weather starts to turn warmer you might be tempted to break out the hose. But that could be a big mistake if you’re not careful. The garage floor, your car, and the garden have all been waiting patiently for a good bath. But before you turn […]

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Frozen Water Pipes

Keep Your Pipes From Freezing

Keep Your Pipes From Freezing and Damaging Your Home! When water freezes it expands, creating pressure on anything it’s contained in, like metal and copper pipes. The expansion is very powerful and can break or burst the pipes and fittings. Uninsulated pipes located near exterior walls are the most vulnerable to freezing. Here are some […]

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