Primary and Battery Backup Sump Pump Systems

The purpose of the sump pump is to pump out the storm water and groundwater collecting in the sump pit were the sump pump is placed in, and take the water away to the city storm sewer or outside on your yard, far from the structure of the house. An Important part to keep your basement dry is your sump pump system, and the way in which the system is set up. In general, primary and battery backup sump pumps required 1"1/2  PVC pipe for discharge line but in some cases there is exceptions dependence of the specifications of the pumps, where discharge line requires 2” PVC pipe.  Home G Group specialize in installing these systems and making sure your home is up to code. Contact us today for a free quote​.

Primary and Battery Backup Sump Pump Systems Installation
Primary and Battery Backup Sump Pump Systems Installation
Primary and Battery Backup Sump Pump Systems Installation

Having primary and battery backup sump pumps required discharge upgrading from 1” ½ to 2” this upgrade is helpful for full capacity usage of the pumps in case they start working at the same time.

Primary and Battery Backup Sump Pump Systems Installation
Primary and Battery Backup Sump Pump Systems Installation
Primary and Battery Backup Sump Pump Systems Installation

The Outside set up requires 2” distance (freeze gap) between the 2” discharge line and the 4” underground discharge line. Freeze gap helps water to splash around if underground pipe does not drain for any reason (ex. clogging).

Primary and Battery Backup Sump Pump Systems Installation
Primary and Battery Backup Sump Pump Systems Installation