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Common Sump Pump Issues

Sump pumps, one of our best selling items, need pretty regular maintenance. In our eyes, since your loyal and trusty sump pump takes care of your home and property and saves you money annually in avoided flood repairs, you can cut it some slack on some of its possible issues. How They Work Just as a recap, and to ensure we all have an understanding of how these nifty mechanisms work, we’ll go over the anatomy and function of the sump pump once more. There will be a hole put into the lowest part of your basement or the crawlspace. Your sump pump will be placed here to filter out water. As this hole where your pump resides fills up,...

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How to Protect Your Basement From Flooding

On keeping your basement safe Hey there plumbers and sub pump connoisseurs alike, and welcome back to the Fura International Blog. In the past few posts, we discussed what a water submersible pump is and how it works as well as some stories regarding Hurricane Harvey. Our business and home water pump company has experience in our business, which means we have a pretty good knowledge base on basement flooding. Today, we thought we’d start a two-part blog where we discuss how to protect your basement from flooding and then what to do in the event that your basement does flood. A basement full of floodwaters is not only an inconvenience, but it’s also quite dangerous. Why Should I Be...

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Heartwarming Stories from Houston

Here are Some Heartwarming Stories Following Houston Hello, and welcome back to the Fura International blog. While we’ll usually keep you up-to-date with information regarding water submersible pumps, we thought we’d use this space to shed light on the natural disaster overcoming Houston, Texas. Hurricane Harvey has devastated the Texas city, destroying many homes and unfortunately, the lives of thousands of people. As Harvey continues to make its terrible mark on Houston, America refuses to turn its back. Our great country continues to come together during every disastrous or evil event and help each other. It’s what we do.   Fura International is a clean water pump retailer, and we’ve had our experiences with flooding. In the face of destruction...

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What is a Sump Pump: an Introduction

What in the World is a Sump Pump? Hello! And welcome to the Fura International Blog. If you haven’t already browsed our site, we invite you to go ahead and do so. Fura International is a Chicago-based company that specializes in quality and durable water and sewage sump pumps. Assuming you’ve come to this site for a specific reason, we can infer that you probably know a thing or two about sump pumps. However, for those who happened onto our site and want to learn a thing or two about pumps, how they work, and what the different types are, you’re in luck. Today, we’re going to chat all about sump pumps. After all, it is what we specialize in....

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