COMMUNITY FORUM

lrstuart33

07:12PM | 01/01/08
Member Since: 03/02/06
6 lifetime posts
Bvplumbing
Ok - I live in Iowa. The high for today was in the single digits. Why is my sump pump still running? We have a hose connected to the end of the pipe where the water comes out of the house. The hose is underground and goes approx. 100 feet. Any ideas as to why my sump pump is still running ? I can hear water being sucked out when it runs and don't hear that it is running right back in.

I'm clueless.

Sylvan

11:12AM | 01/02/08
Member Since: 01/24/06
1590 lifetime posts
Me_office1
The pump pit may have water in it but the line above is frozen so the pump keeps working not being able to discharge the water. Hopefully the pump is thermostatically protected from over heating

lrstuart33

01:55AM | 02/19/08
Member Since: 03/02/06
6 lifetime posts
Makes sense but we have checked to make sure there is water coming out after the pump runs and there is.
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

As pretty as it is simple to arrange, this window decoration features miniature wreaths hung from red ribbon of varying le... Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... The Audubon Society inspired wallpaper in this Adirondack-styled entryway will get you in the outdoor mood. Grab your coat... Chalkboard paint opens up endless possibilities for customizing your dresser time and time again. Use chalk to label the c... A fireplace in the bathroom creates the ultimate setting for relaxation. Homeowners often choose electric or gas over wood... This roomy boot tray made from punched metal stands up to all the elements. Station it in your mudroom or at your back doo... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... FLOR carpet tiles are a simple and affordable way to customize a floor covering for any space. You can make anything from ... Chalkboard paint features prominently in this elegant yet unpretentious headboard design. Add a new message daily to reflec... Salvaged boards in varying widths and colors make up the dramatic accent wall in this attic space. The high-gloss white of... The indecisive homeowner need not fret over choosing one (or even two) cabinet colors. The kitchen cabinets in this artist... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... First dress up your metal shelves with a coat of paint in an accent color that complements your kitchen decor. Then arrang... The vibrant green of Granny Smith apples make a beautifully natural alternative to the traditional evergreen wreath. Brigh...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon