05:38PM | 09/30/03
Member Since: 09/29/03
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Does anyone know anything about the Hydropump made by Base Products Corp.It costs $ that a good price? We need advice on what sort of back up system to install on our sump pump. Thank. Charles Winkler

plumber Tom

12:51PM | 10/01/03
Member Since: 05/10/03
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Hi Chuck and Judy. I'm not sure about that specific make and model pump, but some others to consider are the basement watchdog, and Ace in The Hole. These pumps operate on 12VDC, and are commonly installed "piggyback" style in tandem with your existing sump pump. The pump you have now will continue to expel the majority of the water. Only should you experience a power outage, will the water rise to the back-up's float level and keep the water from flooding your basement. I have seen the 2 mentioned pumps up for bids on Ebay. Factor in the shipping and handling costs before you decide to place a bid. Good Luck ! Tom


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