Types of Sump Pumps

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When it comes to sump pumps, there are a lot to choose from. So which is right for you? See the 3 primary types below to help you make the right decision:

Submersible – Resting underwater at the lowest point of the trench, these are designed to make very little noise. With tight seals and oil-cooled motors, the whole unit stays safe from dust and water which means that it can have a long life – the initial investment will cost around $600.

Pedestal – On the other hand, this unit will sit next to the trench and cannot get wet. Essentially, this means that they are easier to access but it also means that they are significantly more noisy. Furthermore, it is cheaper at between $60 and $200.

Water-Powered – Although these shouldn’t be used as a primary system, they can be a great backup should anything go wrong with the mechanics of the primary or the electricity in the home.