In most cases, bigger is not better and the sump pump should be sized for your application. A professional contractor will verify how quickly your sump pump fills up and make sure that your system is appropriately sized. An oversized pump will result in quick turn-ons and offs and could burn out the pump, where as an undersized system could cause basement flood. Using a professional contractor for installation and maintenance is your best solution to protecting your basement from flooding.
Well Care Hotline:
Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The wellcare® Hotline is a free, friendly service that can answer questions on wells and well water