You can take preventative steps to ensure your sump pump's health. About every month or so, pour a five-gallon bucket of water down your sump pump. Not only does this exercise your pump, but it also lets you know if there are any issues if the pump doesn't turn on.
Because this home test is fairly inexact, Master Plumbing professionals can precisely measure your pump's condition with a special meter. This device will easily tell you what shape your pump is in and if it will perform well under stress. This test takes just a few minutes to complete.
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