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How Much Does A Backup Sump Pump Cost?

Aug 22, 2016 • By Matthew Stock with Mike Likvan.

We hear this question often from homeowners who are looking at their finished basements and realizing the risk of having a single mechanical sump pump to protect their belongings from flood damage. They know that as soon as their single pump, or the power it’s connected to stops, the...

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Top 5 Most Common Sump Pump Problems

Should I Install a Backup Sump Pump in Chicago?

Mar 18, 2013 • By Matthew Stock with Barry Schilling.

  Your basement. Whether it’s finished or unfinished, used or unused, neat or messy, there’s one thing you always need from it – to be dry. Obviously, if your basement is finished, keeping it dry is essential but, as many Chicago homeowners don’t realize, it’s every bit as important when...

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Best Sump Pump Installation: Basins and Discharge Systems

Best Sump Pump Installation: Basins and Discharge Systems

Jun 18, 2012 • By Matthew Stock with Barry Schilling.

  We’ve now posted two series of videos on the primary and backup sump pump systems respectively as important parts of educating homeowners and consumers about basement waterproofing. U.S. Waterproofing’s Barry Schilling, sump pump expert, has so far covered: The difference between the pedestal style of pump and the more common...

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Battery Backup Sump Pump: BOSS 3000 Deluxe Sump System

Battery Backup Sump Pump: BOSS 3000 Deluxe Sump System

Jun 11, 2012 • By Matthew Stock with Barry Schilling.

  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...

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Battery Backup Sump Pump: BOSS 3000 AC/DC Back-up Sump System

Battery Backup Sump Pump: BOSS 3000 AC/DC Back-up Sump System

Jun 4, 2012 • By Matthew Stock with Barry Schilling.

  Our original video series covered all the basics of the primary sump pump; we’ve now begun a discussion of battery backup pumps. Barry Schilling, sump pump expert, continues to educate homeowners and consumers about the importance of a functional sump pump system in the battle against basement water seepage. So...

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Battery Backup Sump Pump: BOSS 2100 Back-up Sump System

Battery Backup Sump Pump: BOSS 2100 Back-up Sump System

May 29, 2012 • By Matthew Stock with Barry Schilling.

  Sump pump expert Barry Schilling covered all the basics of the primary sump pump in a recent series of videos, educating homeowners and consumers about the design, construction and performance of this important safeguard against basement water seepage. That series covered: How to choose a sump pump between the pedestal...

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Battery Backup Sump Pump: Why You Need One in Your Finished Basement

Battery Backup Sump Pump: Why You Need One in Your Finished Basement

May 25, 2012 • By Matthew Stock.

So, you finally have the basement you’ve always wanted – finished walls, nice carpeting, big-screen TV, comfortable couch. You tell your envious friends, “It has everything, even a mini-fridge and a framed, signed picture of Mike Ditka.” Sounds great and I’d love to drop by to catch the Bears-Packers game...

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