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Sump Pumps

Sump pumps are used to drain water that collects in a sump pit, which is usually found in the basement of a home. The pit can also be a hole dug outside in the ground that collects water. Sometimes drains are used to funnel the rain water into the pit, but other times the water makes it to the pit naturally. Homeowners generally install one if they see basement flooding as a possibility. If you notice a strange smell in your basement, read about sump pump odor to learn how to get rid of the smell in your basement. Additionally, they can also be used to get rid of extra dampness. This is achieved by lowering the water table around the basement to below its foundation. Sump pumps are hardwired to the home's electrical system. If you want your's to run even when the electricity goes out, a battery back up pumps can be used. It is also possible to use no electricity to power it by using the house's pressured water to hydroelectrically power it.

Types of Sump Pumps

There are two different types of sump pumps. Pedestal sump pumps have their motor located above the sump pump tank so that it is easily accessible and can be serviced. The other type is a submersible pumps. A submersible’s motor is located inside the pit, which is sealed off with a sump pump cover. These types of pumps are less accessible, but are sealed with a cover to prevent electrical short circuits. It is very important to have a cover for tank. Additionally, a cover can make your basement a safer environment for children. Covers come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes.

Buy a Sump Pump

Buy a Sump Pump

Wayne's CDU980 features stainless steel housing for superior corrosion resistance and a durable cast iron pump for long life. This submersible unit is designed for basements with frequent water problems. High flow rates plus rugged components stand up to tough conditions year after year.

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