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Sump Pumps

The Best Sump Pumps

sump pumpsSump pumps are used for basement waterproofing and crawlspace drainage purposes. The Earth Contact Products (ECP) Pro-Series Sump Pumps help remove water that has accumulated around and under the foundation and discharges it away from the foundation. We will provide you with superior sump pump installation services and can come to your location throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio or West Virginia.

Our sump pumps are designed to be the most energy efficient, highest performing and longest lasting pumps on the market. When combined with our unique bell-shaped sump basin and a full product warranty, you can rest assured that your sump pump system will last for many years to come.

The ECP Pro-Series lineup of sump pumps includes primary pumps from 1/3 to 1/2 horsepower that can pump up to 5,000 gallons per hour. Our battery backup sump pumps are the most energy-efficient lineup of 12-volt backup sump pumps on the market. With high pumping capacities and industry-renowned energy conservation, the ECP Pro-Series battery backup sump pumps protect foundations from various water problems. If you need a new sump pump installed, contact Matthew’s Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Service now for your free detailed inspection.

Most often the source of basement flooding is water build up in the soil that makes its way into your basement or crawlspace. A sump pump is a final defense against basement flooding because it pumps out water from the lowest section of the basement before the water level reaches the basement floor. As groundwater level rises, it is diverted into the sump pit via a drainage pipe. Once water reaches a preset level in the basin, the sump pump dispels the collected water outside and away from the foundation.

Installing a sump pump and sump pit can save you money in the long run by maintaining the value of your home and by protecting your house and belongings from water damage. Besides the obvious damages to personal effects, flooding can also cause foundation problems and mold. Protect your home with an ECP Sump Pump today, to prevent problems tomorrow.

Remember, water collected from your roof and other hard surface areas can cause flooding if it is not collected and diverted far enough away from your foundation. Surface drainage is the key to a dry basement, making sump pumps a vital tool in protecting your homes from water damage.

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Sump Pump Types and Parts

Primary Sump Pumps
Our lineup of primary sump pumps features a redundant dual float switch system to prevent basement flooding and unexpected pump failure. Combined with an industry leading energy-efficiency, these pumps will protect your basement from flooding for many years to come. You will feel secure in knowing your sump pump’s superior performance will keep your basement dry. Combine a sump pump with our interior and exterior drainage systems for expert wet basement protection.

Battery Backup Sump Pumps
Our lineup of battery backup sump pumps provides unparalleled performance and monitoring systems that warn of any potential system problems before basement flooding can occur.

Combination Sump Pumps
We offer an extensive line of combination sump pumps (primary and battery backup system) provide high pumping performance and the peace of mind of a battery backup system in case of power failure. Included are a multi-function controller and dual float switch system to protect and monitor your sump system for years to come.

Sealed Sump Lid
The next feature to look for is a sealed, airtight, moisture-proof lid. The lid or cover is a very important piece to a quality sump basin or sealed waterproofing system. There are several reasons to cover your pit with a lid. First, for safety concerns: with children and pets around you want to keep the sump pit covered to prevent someone or something from falling in the pit. Next, an airtight lid will prevent moisture and soil gasses from migrating throughout the living space. The main purpose of a sump basin is to remove water from the home, so keeping the water in the sump pump basin by using a sealed sump pit lid is necessary. One unique benefit of our sump basin lids is the ability to see through them. Clear, sump pit lids allow you to see into the sump pit and make sure that everything is operating properly. These lids will have a gasket seal surrounding the perimeter which helps fight against noise and prevents moisture from entering the living space while allowing you to observe its functions.

Sump Pits
A high-quality sump pump system is designed to remove water from under and around your home. One of the often overlooked, but key ingredients to a quality sump pump system, is the basin or pit liner. The design of the sump pit will greatly affect the efficiency and effectiveness of the sump pump system. No longer do you have to settle for a glorified trash can in your basement floor. Quality sealed sump pits are available through our national network of quality basement waterproofing contractors.

The first thing you need to look at is the shape of the sump pit. The unique bell shape of our pit allows for a greater amount of water to gather at the inlet of the sump pump system. This design causes the sump pump to run 40% less often and more efficiently. Your sump pump will run less often and allow more water to be removed when it is turned on, effectively increasing the life of your sump pump system. Remember, your sump basin needs to be large enough to easily add an extra sump pump or battery backup sump pump. If the basin is not wide enough at the base there will not be enough room for water to collect because of too much equipment being placed in the bottom of the pit.

Some sump basins will have perforated holes around the perimeter and some will not. The design of the whole basement waterproofing system will dictate whether or not perforations are needed. In many clay soils, the perforations will help remove water from under the slab. In sandy soils, perforations can cause clogging of the sump pump system.

We use only the very best products from Earth Contact Products so you can be sure that the sump pumps we install will get the job done. We offer affordable pricing basement waterproofing options at reasonable rates. Contact us today to learn more!