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Finished Lower Level - You and Your Customer Need Protection!
The cost of cleaning up a flooded basement is astronomical

Secondary Pump vs. Battery Back-Up
A lot of people tell me after they find out I’m in the sump pump business... “Boy, I need a battery back up pump, my sump pump runs all the time. In fact it can barely keep up with the water coming in.”

The “Ultimate” Back Up System
Lately I have been recommending to those who have extremely high end finished lower levels to explore the cost of a generator, particularly a whole house generator

Sewage Pump vs. Grinder Pump
“I need a grinder pump.” is a call we often get from plumbers when in most cases what they really need is a sewage pump

How Long Should My Sump Pump Last?
This is a question that people ask me all the time. My answer always starts with another question, “How long has your existing sump pump been in service?”

Simple Maintenance Can Extend the Life of Your Sump Pump
The biggest maintenance item with any sump pump or sewage pump system is becoming familiar with the product and periodically giving it a visual inspection.

Maintaining Your Sanitary Sump System
The sanitary sump pump is different from a drainage sump pump in that this sump basin collects wastewater from plumbing drains and fixtures.

Horsepower vs. Gallons Per Minute
A lot of motor powered tools and appliances are rated by horsepower. The technical definition of horsepower is, horsepower is a unit for measuring the power of motors

Sump & Wastewater Pump Categories
In this blog article we will try to break down the most common categories and offer a description to help you identify your product and how it works.

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