Why Your Sump Pump Might Be Inefficient
The sump pump is a good way of keeping floodwaters out of the basement. However, the pump might not always do its job. Below are some of the reasons your basement might be flooded despite an installed sump pump. Jammed Switch The sump pump has a mechanical switch that triggers its operations when its surroundings are flooded. The switch is designed with a float ball that rises when the pump is flooded (to start the pump) and falls when the water level subsides (to stop the pump).