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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

"A sump pump is used to remove excess water from a home. There are multiple types, but they all monitor the water level to ensure that the water doesn't exceed a pre-set level and cause moisture intrusion or property damage. While most sump pumps are effective in removing water, they should always be covered with a gas-tight lid to avoid moisture problems, as well as to prevent the seepage of radon (and sewage gases) into the home. Home inspectors should encourage their clients to follow a scheduled maintenance routine and get an Annual Home Maintenance Inspection to ensure that their sump pump is operating efficiently and according to its estimated service life."

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