Basement Flood Protector offers battery backup sump pump systems, inverter sump pump systems, automatic generators, auxiliary sump pumps, water powered sump pumps and more. Need help with Basement Waterproofing products and services, sewer repair or window well covers? Basement Flood Protector can solve all your basement waterproofing problems! Products shipped nationwide, services for Chicagoland area.
products services about tips faq testimonials contact login

SUMP PUMP BACKUP
SUMP PUMP ELECTRIC
SUMP PUMP ACCESSORIES
WINDOW WELLS

Battery Backup
Sump Pump Systems:

iControl Series

Protector iControl
Protector iControl X2

DataPump Series
Protector DataPump
Protector DataPump X2

Classic Series
Protector Black Label
Protector Red Label

Hybrid Series
Protector HybridPro
Protector HybridCore

What's the DIFFERENCE???

Other Backup Pumps:
AC/Inverter
Water-Powered
Auto-Gen

 

Homeowners ask:
Why Does My Sump Pump Run So Often? What Can I Do?

Some houses have more water in the ground at the foundation than others. Your neighbor's pump might hardly ever run, but yours in cycling constantly. It even runs during the winter and droughts! The reasons for this can vary.

First, you want to rule out:
-broken underground water main... is there chlorine in your sump water? does shutting off the water main reduce the amount of incoming water after some time?
-negative grade at the foundation... surface rain water will rush toward your home... have a landscaping professional evaluate and correct.
-downspouts and/or sump discharge are dumping water too close to house... have underground RainDrain "gravity drains" installed by a professional like Basement Flood Protector, so that the water is dispersed someplace further away from house.

Nope, still have tons of water:
If the above suggestions have been ruled out, it is likely that your home's drain tile simply collects water at either the lowest point or "in the path" of the ground water. And, unfortunately, there is not a whole lot you can do about it.
You do not want to attempt to stop the water flow as water pressure is a very powerful force. It will cause seepage and potentially harm your home's foundation. The only solution is to install bigger and better pumps. The water must be pumped out as fast as it can ever come in. The Protector electric EcoPower sump pumps and the Protector iControl provide the best equipment money can buy.

Next “Homeowners Ask…”
Why would I need a good quality backup pump at this house? At my last house the pump ran more often.
What is the difference between all these backup sump pumps?
Is an automatic generator or The Protector iControl better flood prevention?

battery backup sump pump | smarthome sump pump | water powered sump pump | automatic generator | electric sump pumps | basement seepage repair | interior drain tile | foundation crack repair | pump installation | drainage engineering | window well covers | about basement flood protector | basement resources and tips | basement FAQs | basement testimonials | ePump login | contact basement flood protector

© Copyright 1998-2009 Basement Flood Protector. All Rights Reserved. 800.238.0822 | email us

shopping cart