How to Test a Sump Pump

Water Restoration

Sump pumps are important to keep your home safe from water damage. During a flood or heavy rainfall, sump pumps remove excess water around the foundation of your home, transporting it away from your home’s perimeter. Properly maintaining and testing your sump pump ensures that it does its job when needed in order to prevent potentially expensive water damage. Testing your sump pump takes only a few minutes and doesn’t require special skills. Here’s how to test a sump pump:

If these methods of testing your sump pump don’t work, have it serviced immediately. Test your sump pump twice a year, before the spring and fall seasons. For professional fire, water, and mold restoration services, contact your local PuroClean office.

Last edited on 2nd of July 2018