If your battery backup sump pump isn’t pumping correctly, we’ve assembled this guide to diagnose the problem and fix whatever problems you’re having. It’s important to have a functional backup to your primary electric sump pump in place before your basement floods.
Tag: Backup Sump Pump Batteries
There’s nothing more annoying than waking up in the middle of the night to the sound of your battery backup sump pump alarm. It’s even more frustrating when you can’t figure out how to turn the loud beeping off without completely dismantling the backup system.
Below are solutions to fix this problem and we hope they work for you!
Over the past several decades, backup sump pumps powered only by your home’s municipal water pressure have grown in popularity as an alternative option to the common battery-powered emergency backup sump pump systems. Water-powered backup sump pumps are a unique and inventive solution to protecting your basement from flooding during power outages or primary sump pump failures.
As homeowners have discovered the deficiencies of battery backup sump pumps — namely their limited run time and propensity to fail during prolonged rain storms—Water Commander™ water-powered sump pumps as emergency backups have gained a devoted following since they are much more reliable.
If you’re considering a water-powered backup sump pump, it helps to know the pros and cons of water-powered pumps compared to battery backup sump pumps. Below, we’ve compiled a list of the major benefits and disadvantages.
Our comparisons are specific to Water Commander™, the water-powered backup sump pump that has unmatched pumping speeds and quality compared to other water-powered brands. (Learn more about Water Commander™.)
We have talked with hundreds of homeowners over the years who have had their basements unexpectedly flood due to a failed battery backup sump pump system. More often than not, the culprit is a dead battery. So before you invest in a backup sump pump system, it’s important to understand exactly how long the battery in your system will last and consider alternative backup sump pump options, such as a water-powered backup sump pump. […]