Sump Pump Maintenance

Sump Pump Maintenance  

 

Basic sump pump maintenance is quite simple. Be proactive and consider the following when preparing for the spring thaw and summer rains.

Pour a bucket of water into the pit.   sump pump

Check for debris in the sump basin.

Inspect the check valve.

Clean the weep hole. 

Clean the impeller.

Install a battery back-up power source.

Fact: Average lifespan of a sump pump is 10 years.