Primary Submersible Sump Pumps

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How To Pick The Perfect Submersible Sump Pump
Submersible sump pumps are placed below water at the base of your sump pit, and you'll need a bigger pit than with a pedestal pump for this reason. Because these pumps and their motors operate underwater, the noise level is reduced, which is a pleasant feature for those who spend time in the basement. Another benefit of a submersible sump pump is that the water helps to cool the motor, which is especially important during extended periods of use, like during heavy storms. It would be disastrous to have your sump pump break down or overheat during a torrential downpour.

Submersible sump pumps are more powerful than pedestal pumps and can pump out solids and debris that may find their way into your sump pit, making them more expensive but greatly worth the investment. For applications where you need to pump water higher than a few feet to get it outside, you'll benefit from submersible sump pumps that have greater horsepower (HP) ratings and the ability to pump more gallons per hour (GPH) through your system than with a pedestal pump.