10 Best BASEMENT Sump Pumps
for May 2022

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THE BASEMENT WATCHDOG Model BWE 2,000 GPH at 0 ft. and 1,000 GPH at 10 ft. Emergency Battery Backup Sump Pump System

THE BASEMENT WATCHDOG Model BWE 2

000 GPH at 0 ft. and 1, 000 GPH at 10 ft. Emergency Battery Backup Sump Pump System

by Glentronics
What We like

Provides days of intermittent pumping power on a single battery charge

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Product Features

  • Pumps 2,000 GPH at 0 ft. lift and 1,000 GPH at 10 ft. lift
  • Compatible with both wet cell and maintenance-free AGM batteries
  • User-friendly controller monitors battery, pump and power conditions 24 hours a day

Pumps 2,000 gph at 0 ft. lift and 1,000 gph at 10 ft. lift User-friendly controller monitors battery, pump and power conditions 24 hours a day Compatible with both wet cell and maintenance-free agm batteries

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THE BASEMENT WATCHDOG Model BW-27AGM Maintenance Free (AGM) Sump Pump Battery

THE BASEMENT WATCHDOG Model BW-27AGM Maintenance Free (AGM) Sump Pump Battery

by Glentronics Inc
What We like

Runs various Basement Watchdog sump pump systems intermittently for days

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Product Features

  • Maintenance free - no need to add battery fluid or distilled water
  • Up to 40-hour protection (based on a 10% duty cycle) on the Basement Watchdog Big Dog (BWD12-120C+)
  • Up to 48-hour protection (based on a 10% duty cycle) on the Basement Watchdog Special + (BWSP+) and Basement Watchdog Big Combination sump pump system (BW4000)
  • Up to 80-hour protection (based on a 10% duty cycle) on the Basement Watchdog Emergency (BWE) and Basement Watchdog Combination sump pump system (DFK961)

Up to 48-hour protection (based on a 10% duty cycle) on the basement watchdog special + (bwsp+) and basement watchdog big combination sump pump system (bw4000) Up to 40-hour protection (based on a 10% duty cycle) on the basement watchdog big dog (bwd12-120c+) Maintenance free - no need to add battery fluid or distilled water Up to 80-hour protection (based on a 10% duty cycle) on the basement watchdog emergency (bwe) and basement watchdog combination sump pump system (dfk961)

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THE BASEMENT WATCHDOG Model 30HDC140S Big Standby Sump Pump Battery

THE BASEMENT WATCHDOG Model 30HDC140S Big Standby Sump Pump Battery

by Glentronics, Inc.
What We like

Can be easily and safely filled with a 6 qt. battery fluid pack (sold separately Model # Z-PACK)

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Product Features

  • Compatible with any Basement Watchdog battery backup sump pump system
  • Accommodates the Basement Watchdog fluid sensor to sound an alarm when distilled water is needed
  • Provides longer run times than the Basement Watchdog Emergency Standby Battery (model 24EP6)
  • Shipped without battery fluid to remain fresh until activated
  • Pumps intermittently for days to help protect your basement

Provides longer run times than the basement watchdog emergency standby battery (model 24ep6) Pumps intermittently for days to help protect your basement Accommodates the basement watchdog fluid sensor to sound an alarm when distilled water is needed Compatible with any basement watchdog battery backup sump pump system Shipped without battery fluid to remain fresh until activated

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Zoeller 57-0001 M57 Basement High Capacity Sump Pump

Zoeller 57-0001 M57 Basement High Capacity Sump Pump

by Zoeller
What We like

100% factory tested

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Product Features

  • 3/10 HP pump for residential sump pits or septic tanks
  • 1" discharge, passes 1/2" solids
  • Automatic model with integral float switch
  • Performance: 43 GPM at 5' TDH, shut-off: 19.25' TDH
  • All cast iron construction with stainless steel guard and handle

1" discharge, passes 1/2" solids Performance: 43 gpm at 5' tdh, shut-off: 19.25' tdh Automatic model with integral float switch All cast iron construction with stainless steel guard and handle 3/10 hp pump for residential sump pits or septic tanks

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THE BASEMENT WATCHDOG Model SIT-50D 1/2 HP 4,400 GPH at 0 ft. and 3,540 GPH at 10 ft. Cast Iron Submersible Sump Pump with Top Discharge and Caged Dual Micro Reed Float Switch and Controller

THE BASEMENT WATCHDOG Model SIT-50D 1/2 HP 4

400 GPH at 0 ft. and 3, 540 GPH at 10 ft. Cast Iron Submersible Sump Pump with Top Discharge and Caged Dual Micro Reed Float Switch and Controller

by Glentronics, Inc.
What We like

Top discharge design and closely-mounted, adjustable caged dual float switch, it is ideal for use narrow sump pits

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Product Features

  • Dual carbon ceramic and one Buna-N, shaft seals protect the motor from water
  • 2 Floats in a protective cage for added redundancy. Protective cage prevents debris or wires from interfering with float operation
  • Pumps 4,400 GPH at 0 ft lift; 3,540 GPH at 10 ft. to quickly empty the sump pit
  • 1/2 HP energy efficient, permanent split capacitor (PSC) motor saves money on your electric bills

2 floats in a protective cage for added redundancy. protective cage prevents debris or wires from interfering with float operation Dual carbon ceramic and one buna-n, shaft seals protect the motor from water Pumps 4,400 gph at 0 ft lift; 3,540 gph at 10 ft. to quickly empty the sump pit 1/2 hp energy efficient, permanent split capacitor (psc) motor saves money on your electric bills

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THE BASEMENT WATCHDOG Big Combo CONNECT Model CITS-50 1/2 HP Primary and Battery Backup Sump Pump System with Smart WiFi Capable and 24 Hour a Day Monitoring Controller

THE BASEMENT WATCHDOG Big Combo CONNECT Model CITS-50 1/2 HP Primary and Battery Backup Sump Pump System with Smart WiFi Capable and 24 Hour a Day Monitoring Controller

by Glentronics
What We like

Includes a WiFi capable battery backup system that provides 24 hours a day monitoring of pump, power and battery conditions, backup controller will sound an alarm, illuminates a warning light and describe what to do for easy maintenance

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Product Features

  • Primary pump capacity 3,540 GPH at a 10 Ft. lift and 4,400 GPH at 0 Ft. lift. Backup system capacity 1,850 GPH at 10 Ft. lift and 2,600 GPH at 0 Ft. lift
  • 1/2 HP energy efficient permanent split capacitor (PSC) primary pump can save money on your electric bills
  • Allows for connection to a Basement Watchdog CONNECT Module (BW-WiFi or BW-HZM), giving you real time alerts via text, email, or through the Basement Watchdog App
  • Provides days of intermittent pumping power on a single battery charge and is compatible with both wet cell and maintenance-free AGM batteries. Connect two batteries in parallel for double the run time

Allows for connection to a basement watchdog connect module (bw-wifi or bw-hzm), giving you real time alerts via text, email, or through the basement watchdog app Primary pump capacity 3,540 gph at a 10 ft. lift and 4,400 gph at 0 ft. lift. backup system capacity 1,850 gph at 10 ft. lift and 2,600 gph at 0 ft. lift 1/2 hp energy efficient permanent split capacitor (psc) primary pump can save money on your electric bills Provides days of intermittent pumping power on a single battery charge and is compatible with both wet cell and maintenance-free agm batteries. connect two batteries in parallel for double the run time

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THE BASEMENT WATCHDOG Model BWT050 ½ HP 4,100 GPH at 0 ft. and 2,770 GPH at 10 ft. Cast Iron/Cast Aluminum Submersible Sump Pump with Caged Dual Micro Reed Float Switch

THE BASEMENT WATCHDOG Model BWT050 ½ HP 4

100 GPH at 0 ft. and 2, 770 GPH at 10 ft. Cast Iron/Cast Aluminum Submersible Sump Pump with Caged Dual Micro Reed Float Switch

by Glentronics
What We like

Dual carbon ceramic, and one Buna-N, shaft seals ensure a dry motor for longer life

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Product Features

  • Heavy Duty Cast Iron/Cast Aluminum construction
  • Pumps 4,200 GPH at 0 and 2,770 GPH output at 10
  • Energy-efficient PSC motor draws only 3.8 amps Saving you money on electric bills

Pumps 4,200 gph at 0 and 2,770 gph output at 10 Heavy duty cast iron/cast aluminum construction Energy-efficient psc motor draws only 3.8 amps saving you money on electric bills

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THE BASEMENT WATCHDOG Model DFK961 1/3 HP Combination Submersible Sump Pump with Cast Iron / Cast Aluminum Primary Sump Pump and a 24 Hour a Day Monitoring Emergency Battery Backup Sump Pump System

THE BASEMENT WATCHDOG Model DFK961 1

3 HP Combination Submersible Sump Pump with Cast Iron, Cast Aluminum Primary Sump Pump and a 24 Hour a Day Monitoring Emergency Battery Backup Sump Pump System

by Glentronics
What We like

Pre-assembled system allowing for easy installation with little or no plumbing knowledge necessary

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Product Features

  • Backup system capacity 1,000 GPH at 10 ft. lift and 2,000 GPH at 0 ft. lift
  • Compatible with both wet cell and maintenance-free AGM batteries
  • Includes the Basement Watchdog Emergency Battery Backup System with unique monitoring that sounds an alarm, illuminates a warning light and describes what to do for easy maintenance
  • Automatic 0.4 amp charger
  • Fluid sensor monitors fluid level of the battery

hp energy efficient permanent split capacitor (psc) primary pump saves money on your electric bills Automatic 0.4 amp charger Compatible with both wet cell and maintenance-free agm batteries Primary pump capacity 3,100 gph at a 10 ft. lift and 3,700 gph at 0 ft. lift Dual float switches on both the primary and backup systems provide 4x the protection Backup system capacity 1,000 gph at 10 ft. lift and 2,000 gph at 0 ft. lift Includes the basement watchdog emergency battery backup system with unique monitoring that sounds an alarm, illuminates a warning light and describes what to do for easy maintenance Provides days of intermittent pumping power on a single battery charge Fluid sensor monitors fluid level of the battery

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Basement Sentry Battery Backup Sump Pump System Combo (Pre-Assembled) Primary Sump Pump and Battery Back-up Pump, Controller, Alarm System, Charger, Float Switch and Battery Box

Star Basement Sentry Battery Backup Sump Pump System Combo (Pre-Assembled) Primary Sump Pump and Battery Back-up Pump

Controller, Alarm System, Charger, Float Switch and Battery Box

by Star Water Systems
What We like

Provides additional protection against basement flooding when the power goes out

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Product Features

  • Model STBC101 pre-assembled back up sump pump system combo
  • Battery box extends battery life and 2x faster battery charger keeps system ready
  • Includes high-performance primary sump pump and battery back-up sump pump, controller, alarm system, battery charger, float switch and battery box
  • No battery acid maintenance when used with Basement Sentry STB75B battery (sold separately)

No battery acid maintenance when used with basement sentry stb75b battery (sold separately) Includes high-performance primary sump pump and battery back-up sump pump, controller, alarm system, battery charger, float switch and battery box Model stbc101 pre-assembled back up sump pump system combo Battery box extends battery life and 2x faster battery charger keeps system ready

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THE BASEMENT WATCHDOG Model BW1050 1/2 HP 4,400 GPH at 0 ft. and 3,540 GPH at 10 ft. Cast Iron/Cast Aluminum Submersible Sump Pump with Caged Dual Micro Reed Float Switch (This Item Has Been Discontinued by the Manufacturer - See Replacement Model SIT-50D

THE BASEMENT WATCHDOG Model BW1050 1/2 HP 4,400 GPH at 0 ft. and 3,540 GPH at 10 ft. Cast Iron/Cast Aluminum Submersible Sump Pump with Caged Dual Micro Reed Float Switch (This Item Has Been Discontinued by the Manufacturer

See Replacement Model SIT-50D

by Glentronics, Inc.
What We like

Top discharge design and closely-mounted, adjustable caged dual float switch, it is ideal for use narrow sump pits

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Product Features

  • Dual carbon ceramic and one Buna-N, shaft seals protect the motor from water
  • Pumps 4,400 GPH at 0 ft lift; 3,540 GPH at 10 ft.
  • 2 Floats in a protective cage for added redundancy. Protective prevents debris or wires from interfering with float operation
  • 1/2 HP energy efficient, permanent split capacitor (PSC) motor saves money on your electric bills

Pumps 4,400 gph at 0 ft lift; 3,540 gph at 10 ft. Dual carbon ceramic and one buna-n, shaft seals protect the motor from water 1/2 hp energy efficient, permanent split capacitor (psc) motor saves money on your electric bills 2 floats in a protective cage for added redundancy. protective prevents debris or wires from interfering with float operation

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