What is a sump pump?
Can a sump pump help you sleep soundly? For some homeowners, the sound of rain pounding against a window can be a calming guarantee of a good night’s sleep. For the homeowner whose basement floods, the deluge of water is an anxiety-inducing nightmare.
A sump pump can be the difference between sleeping soundly through a rainstorm or waking to a flooded house of horrors.
What will they find when they awake? Will standing water be in the basement? Will there be soggy boxes and destroyed possessions? Will water damage necessitate the costly replacement of a furnace, washing machine or dryer? Will mold caused by the damp make family members sick?
What is a sump pump?
A sump pump is a device that sends water away from a home to a place where it’s no longer problematic, like a dry well or storm drain.
How does a sump pump work?
When water enters a home, it is collected via perimeter drains of a basement waterproofing system. Via gravity, the water is funneled to a collection basin, known as a sump basin.
The “pumping” portion of a sump pump removes water from the collection basin and sends it out of a home. Sump pumps run on electricity but can have a battery back-up to ensure pumping continues, even if a storm has knocked out a home’s electricity.
Why use an ECP Pro Series Sump Pump?
An ECP Pro Series Sump Pump pumps three-times more water using half the electricity, which saves on energy costs. The ECP Pro Series Sump Pump is an industry-leading sump system and will pay for itself in a matter of a few years.
The Pro Series Sump Pump’s dual pump switches provide extra protection from flooding.
What advantages do an ECP Pro Series Sealed Sump Basin offer?
The clear, sealed Pro Series Sump Basin lid allows for easy inspection. The lid is bolted on for safety and to seal out moisture and soil gases for a healthier basement. The pump lid also helps minimize pump noise
The ECP Pro Series Sealed Sump Basin has a unique energy-saving designed. The patented “bell” design allows for 40 percent fewer pump cycles.
The ECP Sump Basin “bell” design allows more water to collect at the bottom of the basin, allowing the pump to run less often and more efficiently, creating longer pump life.
Fewer pump cycles mean less energy consumption, and less energy consumption means lower energy costs!
A dry basement coupled with the energy-saving ECP Pro Series Sump Pump system will help homeowners sleep peacefully during the next rainstorm.