Saturday’s Tip for Homeowners – Sump Pumps and Sump Pits Explained
When looking for a home on long Island – don’t be surprised if you find a sump pump in a basement. Many homes in the Dix Hills, Melville, Huntington areas have one. What is a sump pump anyway? In residential construction sump pits and sump pumps manage exterior water runoff. Homes with these pumps are usually of basement construction, but sump systems can be installed in crawlspaces as well.
Everyone wants a dry basement – and sometimes a sump pump is just what’s needed to do the job. This short video provides the basics about sump pumps and sump pits, as well as five basic tips for maintenance.