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How To Reset A Sump Pump

Your sump pump quit working? From time to time, every sump pump needs some resetting. Even the well-made pumps will need some maintenance every now and then.  If your sump pump runs but doesn’t pump, or if it isn’t running like it used when it was first installed, you might need to reset it. The purpose […]


How To Test A Sump Pump | Easy Way To Check

Once you have installed a new sump pump system, it is always recommended that you test it out first. You know, just to make sure it is working properly. I know it is common sense, but a lot of homeowners tend to neglect it. As a result, they end up with a flooded basement. In this […]


Can I Connect My Sump Pump To Sewer Line

Using sewer drain for sump pump might not be a good idea since most of the states in the USA are now banning this. It’s okay if your sump pump is connected to storm sewers, but you should avoid connecting it to the sanitary sewer. It’s against the law to discharge a sump pump into the […]


How To Attach A Capacitor To A Sump Pump Motor

Most of the time, when your sump pump makes a humming sound, you would think that the motor got frozen or got burned. However, there is also another issue that can cause this humming sound—a bad capacitor. If you already have a sump pump, but it doesn’t have a capacitor, or you want to replace your […]


How To Prevent Sump Pump Discharge Pipe From Freezing

You will need to ensure that your discharge pipes work perfectly under any circumstances for years to come. Especially in the winter, many homeowners face a common problem, and that is a frozen discharge pipe. It doesn’t matter if you have a powerful sump pump and a good drainage system. If your discharge lines aren’t up […]


5 Common Reason For Sump Pump Spraying Water

When you work with pumps and pipes, it’s very common to see water leaking out. There are a lot of reasons why this happens, especially in a sump pumps system. There are joints, pipes, check valves, and you never know which one might go bad or create a leak. Is your sump pump spraying water? Well, […]


Sump Pump Weep Hole – DIY Guide For Location & Installation

A weeping hole or a horizontal vent hole should be drilled into the discharge pipe of your sump pumps if you want to prevent air bounding. Drilling a sump pump weep hole is a must if you want to correct a sump pump airlock if it develops. It’s easy to drill a weep hole. All you […]

How do Super Soakers Work

How Does a Super Soaker Work| In-Depth Discussion

You likely own a couple of Super Soakers and are likely curious as to how they manage to shoot water, and shoot it far at that. The reasoning as to why Super Soakers work in the ways that they do is strictly science, more specifically, air and water pressure.In this article, we can show you […]

How to Use a Japanese Water Stone

How to Use a Japanese Water Stone? | A Step By Step Beginner Guide

Sharpening your knife regularly is essential if you want to ensure that it will perform exceptionally each and every time you use it.There are many tools you can use for that job, but arguably the best one is the Japanese water stone.Japanese water stones are great at providing immediate results and they are also compatible […]

Remove Water Spots & Hard Water Stains

Removing Water Spots And Hard Water Stains | DIY Tips For Windows, Bathroom & Glasses

Water spots and stains are unsightly regardless of which surfaces they end up on inside your home. No one wants them hanging around, but is there an effective way to get rid of them? Spending your entire weekend cleaning up is not exactly ideal, so is there a way to eliminate those water spots and hard […]