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The Good Things About Water

A few cool tidbits on water In most of our blog posts, we’ve covered why water is bad. And yes, it is in the sense of flooding your basement. Water is dangerous and destructive when it comes into contact with our homes, and for that reason, our self-priming pump company has hated on water a lot more than we should. In actuality, Fura International loves water, so as long as it’s not ruining our homes and businesses. To make up for the fact that most of our posts thus far have been dissing on water, a.k.a. the substance that life can’t exist without, we thought we’d talk about some of the most intriguing facts on water. Less than percent of...

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Inspect These Things Before Moving

Moving? Make sure the house isn’t at a flood risk Flooding is something that could destroy an entire home, and the cleanup process is rarely easy. Therefore, if you’re on the lookout for a new home, you should be especially diligent about the place that you’re looking to buy and whether or not it’s at a risk for flooding. Even if you’re hunting for homes in areas that don’t receive a ton of rain, like Los Angeles, or that aren’t near any large bodies of water, like Boulder, you should still be wary of flooding. Most home insurance policies don’t cover flooding in their policies, and you have to purchase flood insurance as a supplement. And, if you move into...

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The Many Things That Cause Flooding

Why did my basement flood? These are some things that could cause flooding You walk downstairs into your basement and you see it: puddles of water seeping from floor corners and ruining your floor. What happened? Maybe this is the first time you’ve experienced basement flooding, or maybe you’ve seen it plenty of times before. Either way, it’s not welcome and it always feels like a surprise. There are quite a few things that could cause a flood. While some of these instigators are almost impossible to prevent, some are within your locus of control. If you’re unsure of the ways that water could seep into your home, read these causes and check to see if you could make alterations....

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Ways Water Could Affect Your Home

Here are some reasons why you should worry about water in your home No home or business owner ever wants to come face to face with disaster. Unfortunately, wherever we live and no matter the sophistication of our insurance plan, disasters happen, and we can’t always protect our homes completely. What we can do, though, is take the time to secure our property and prevent damage to the best of our ability. Our basement water pumps are installed in homes and businesses to help mitigate the effects of floods which often happen after hurricanes, rapid snow melts, long periods of rain, and water main bursts. While there are many ways to protect your home from flooding, we believe that sump...

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Reasons to be Wary of Flood Water

A few things that make floodwater so dangerous Hello, and welcome back to the Fura International blog. We’re a company that specializes in high-quality commercial and home water pumps. If you’re in need of a sump pump for ejecting water and sewage from basements or construction sites, please check out our collection. In the past month, we’ve seen hurricanes and floods overtaking the southern part of the United States. It’s been a scary and sad time for those who have been affected by these natural disasters because of how the rising floodwaters have forced people from their homes and have shut businesses down, at least temporarily. While we’re well aware that water can cause damage to homes, flooring, electronics, and...

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