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Featured Angie's List Article: I Have a Pump - Why Did My Basement Flood?

Featured Angie's List Article: I Have a Pump - Why Did My Basement Flood?

Why do so many basements flood, even though they have pumps installed? To understand that, first ask yourself:

What are you pumping?

There are two classifications of pumps used in homes. Each one has a different purpose.

Ejector pumps remove sewer waste from areas that are not served by a gravity sewer. The ejector pump is designed to move sewer water that contains human waste and paper.

Sump pumps are used to remove ground water. Sump pumps can only move clear water that has no waste in it.

Once installed, why do these pumps fail?

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