Sump Pumps and Sump Pump Battery Backup | Basement Technologies

By: Seepage Solutions Of Edmonton  09-12-2011
Keywords: Basement, Sump Pumps, Basement Waterproofing

A sub floor basement waterproofing system linked to a sump pump is considered by industry experts to be the most reliable and cost effective solution to basement water problems – but the consequences of a power outage or a mechanical failure at the pump could be catastrophic. With expert design and the best pump and backup products in the marketplace, we’ll make sure that you’re ready for any situation.

  • Sump Pump HorsepowerSump pumps come in many varieties and are diversified by horse-power. Most basement waterproofing sump pumps are available in 1/3HP, 1/2HP and 3/4HP models. These should be adaptable to 1½” PVC pipe for ease of installation. The 1½” PVC pipe is more than sufficient to handle large amounts of water in a de-watering situation. The best horse power pump for use in most basement applications is the 1/2HP.– From,


  • It is important to have a battery back-up in the event of an emergency situation. Power outages occur during storms, particularly when it is raining. If it is raining, your basement can get wet. If the power to the sump pump goes out, you will suffer a wet basement. Battery Back-Ups are designed to help get you safely through the storm for short periods of time. The best form of a back-up system is a direct generator for the sump pump or a whole house generator that automatically comes on if there is a power outage.

    If a direct generator is not available, a battery back-up will be a good alternative to get you through the storm.
  • You can buy a sump pump from one of the big box stores and install it in your own basement, however, it will take a few weekends of hard manual labor and theres no guarentee it will keep your basement dry. Your best option for sump pump installation is to get a professional to take care of it for you. We have years of experience in installing sump pumps and our sump pumps are the heart and lungs of a full perimeter system that warrantees to keep your basement dry!

  • The Basement Technologies PONI® II™ and Stallion Eliminator battery operated backup sump pumps are designed to back up primary residential sump pumps in case of pump or power failure. A must for those installations where an inoperative sump pump can not be tolerated. Separate float switch and built-in alarm automatically starts back-up system and activates warning buzzer to warn of primary pump failure and protect against high water damage. Basement Technologies has all the sump pump system solutions you need to deal with your wet basement problems!

    Keywords: Basement, Basement Waterproofing, Sump Pumps

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