What are some top-rated backup sump pumps?


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Some top-rated backup sump pumps include The Basement Watchdog and battery, Wayne ESP45 Backup System, Pro-Series PHCC-2400 Battery Back Up Sump Pump, Little Giant SPBS Emergency Back-Up System and Flotec 8 Amp 1/4 HP. These backup battery pumps help homeowners avoid the risk of flooding and cleaning up flooded basements due to the failure of existing sump pumps.

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The Basement Watchdog is a powerful system that offers backup power for up to seven hours. It automatically starts when the existing sump pump stops functioning. The Wayne ESP45 Backup System provides 24 volts pump performance, automatic operation and reduces clogging. Its alarm sounds immediately the regular sump pump fails.

The Little Giant SPBS Emergency Back-Up System is designed for continuous use. Featuring a DC operation, this backup pump offers a vertical float switch and emergency protection from a power outage and primary pump failure. The Pro-Series PHCC-2400 Battery Sump Pump features computer-controlled monitors for power conditions and battery level. The pump runs on 120 volts AC power when power is on and switches to 12 volts DC battery power when the AC power stops.

Incorporating an automatic operation and an innovative smart chip technology, the Flotec 8 Amp ¼ HP functions at full capacity including a check valve for the primary and backup valve. The pump also has an innovative smart chip technology and state-of-the-art diagnostic alerts.

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