Little Giant 523003 P-AAA 115 Volt 120 GPH Manual Submersible Recirculating Pump

If you’ve ever wondered,  What is a sump pump?  then you’re lucky, because you probably don’t need one. But for the unlucky owners of wet basements, here’s the scoop: A sits in the basement, either beneath (in the case of a submersible pump) or above the floor. It pumps out water that collects in the sump basin, discharging it to the outdoors. Installing one can be messy, so first try to fix the water problem some other way. If you do need a sump pump, get one with an alarm to alert you when the water reaches a certain level. Another feature to look for is a , which allows the unit to function even during a power outage. Test your pump regularly and make sure the check valve is functioning, so water doesn’t flow back into the basement.

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Little Giant 523003 P-AAA 115 Volt 120 GPH Manual Submersible Recirculating Pump

Little Giant P AAA Submersible Recirculating
Little Giant 523003 P-AAA 115 Volt 120 GPH Manual Submersible Recirculating Pump

If your water problem is serious (e.g., a high water table that gets higher when it rains), you will need a . Here are some quick tips on selecting the right sump pump to buy:

• Choose a submersible pump over a pedestal pump if your sump basin has the space. Submersible pumps allow the sump pit to be covered with a lid, reducing pump noise and stopping debris from falling into the pit. An airtight lid also helps keep moist air from being released into your home.

• Buy a pump with a cast iron core, not one made of plastic. Cast iron helps to dissipate heat to the surrounding water, lengthening the life of the pump.

• To minimize the chance of clogs, the pump should have a no-screen intake design coupled with an impellor that can handle solids up to ½-inch in diameter.

• The switch should be mechanical, not a pressure switch, and the float should be solid so it can’t become waterlogged, fail to switch off, and burn out the pump.

Little Giant P AAA Submersible Recirculating

What are the types of sump pump?

Basically, there are two major types of drainage pump in there, there is a wide range of makes and models within each type. Because the entire machine is sitting inside outside drainage pit of sight, one type is called the water. Because the motor and casing are rising, they are sitting on top of the pit, because they are vulnerable to the water through the intake pipe, the other is referred to as a pedestal – flotation device and a drainage pipe remains below the drainage pit. {title} Each drainage pump, depending on the needs, has its advantages and disadvantages.

Well pump, out of your well, pump the water to your home in order to either, or direct use of the storage tank. For placing the sizing and the well pump is a complex problem, most of the manufacturers would not sell much, directly pump to companies like PlumbingSupply.com? to be sold directly to homeowners and homeowners. We are strongly, if you are well pump is required, you choose, we recommend that you contact the license experts to install the pump suitable for needs.