Category: ‘Sump Pump’

Summer Storm Preparation Guide


Severe summer thunderstorms with heavy rain, strong winds, and hail can cause serious damage to your home, from flooding to power surges. Making advance preparations can help protect your property and keep your family safe. There’s usually a few days’ notice before a big storm […]

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6 Steps to Weatherproofing Your Home for Spring Showers

weatherproofing for spring

As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers, but too much rain can mean flooded basements and home water damage. A basement flood can cost a homeowner upwards of $10,000 in repair bills. Weatherproofing your home now can protect you from costly damage when […]

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Prevent Spring Flooding From Snowmelt

prevent spring flooding from snow melt

With temperatures scooting steadily toward the 60’s, puddles are a more common sight than snowbanks. The arrival of spring is a welcome one, but rapidly melting snow and upcoming April showers can be dangerous for your home, causing basement flooding and water damage. If you […]

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Common Causes of Sump Pump Failure

Troubleshooting Your Sump pump

A sump pump, the small pump installed in the basement of many homes, helps to prevent flooding and water damage by removing water that enters the home. In Minnesota, we rejoice around this time of year when the weather starts to tease us with the […]

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Prevent Frozen Pipes During Winter Vacations


Getting ready for a vacation in the midst of the holiday season can be chaotic. As you make your to-do list before you leave, don’t forget to add plumbing toward the top. A frozen and burst pipe would make for an unwelcome homecoming, but there […]

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