U.S. Waterproofing’s resident sump pump expert, Barry Schilling, used a series of videos to discuss the primary sump pump. In that series, he discussed how pedestal pumps differ from submersibles, why pumping capacity is important, why a solid float switch is generally more reliable than other options, why cast-iron sump pumps have an advantage over those made of other materials, the importance of a sump pump’s filtration system and why the Zoeller 98 and the StormPro SHW50 are the best primary sump pumps for normal and heavy water conditions, respectively.
A new series on the most common backup pumps is part of our mission to educate homeowners and consumers about basement waterproofing. In this three-part series so far:
- Why the Boss 2100 is the perfect battery backup pump to complement any primary sump pump and ensure a dry basement during power outages
- Why the Boss 3000 is the best choice to provide AC/DC backup, stepping in not only during power outages but also in the event of failure of the primary pump.
To conclude the discussion of backup sump pumps, Barry talks about the ultimate sump pump, a dual-power, dual pump backup system that protects against seepage under the most difficult situations and alternates pumps to greatly extend the useful life of each pump. He recommends the best AC/DC dual-pump backup system.
The Best AC/DC Dual-Pump Backup Sump System – the Boss 3000 Deluxe
At U.S. Waterproofing, we‘ve installed thousands of battery back-up sump pumps since our founding in 1957. If we can help you with your sump pump, or any other basement seepage problem, please ask for our advice. It’s free.