The Top 20 Primary Submersible Sump Pumps


Find the Top 20 Primary Submersible Sump Pumps

The Top 20 best selling primary submersible sump pumps according to online stores are listed below.  This list will greatly help you know what is popular and why.  For your convenience a link is provided with each of the twenty  best sellers on the right as well so you can quickly, at a glance, review the features of each sump pump, see what customers are saying about it, and then see how costs compare at online stores.

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As shoppers we did all of this research before purchasing our latest sump pump.  We want to share our findings with you.  We believe this information will save you time and help you discover what you want based on product features, customer reviews, price comparisons and purchase links before you buy.   

Investing in the right Primary Sump Pump for your situation is so important.  Your home deserves to be protected from water damage when those heavy rains come.  

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Top 20 Primary Submersible
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1. Zoeller M53 1/3HP
2. Wayne CDU800 1/2 HP
3. Wayne CDU980 3/4HP
4. Little Giant 506168  1/3 HP
5. Wayne CDUCAP995 3/4HP
6. Wayne CDUCAP725 1/3HP
7. Wayne CDU790 1/3HP
8. Little Giant 505700 1/4HP
9. Wayne WST30 3/10HP
10. Flotec FPSC3250 1/2 HP
11. Flotec FPOS3200A 1/2 HP
12. Flotec 1800A 1/4HP
13. Simer 2905 1/4HP
14. Zoeller M57 1/3HP
15. Little Giant 505360 1/6HP
16. Little Giant 506158 3/10HP
17. Little Giant 508158 4/10HP
18. Basement Watchdog BW1033 1/3 HP
19. Basement Watchdog BW1050 1/2 HP
20. Zoeller M137 1/2 HP


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#1 Zoeller M53 1/3 HP

The Zoeller M53 Primary Submersible Sump Pump is known is the Automatic Mighty Mate. This pump is popular for those whose current sump pump runs only a few times a day and basically when hard rains occurs.  

The price range for this pump is from $116 to $150 depending upon where you buy it. 

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#2 Wayne CDU800 1/2 HP

The Wayne CDU800 Primary Submersible Sump Pump is made of cast iron for long life and quiet operation.  This pump is popular for those whose current sump pump runs frequently and often works hard during a heavy rain storm.   

The price range for this pump is from $103 to $160 depending upon where you buy it. 

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#3 Wayne CDU980 3/4 HP

The Wayne CDU980 Primary Submersible Sump Pump is made of stainless steel housing for superior corrosion resistance and a durable cast iron pump for long life. This submersible unit is designed for heavy use year after year. 

The price range for this pump is from $153 to $180 depending upon where you buy it. 

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#4 Little Giant 506168 1/3 HP

The Little Giant 506168 Model 6 Series is build to provide reliable extended and continuous use.  For the amount of HP it will move a lot of water.   

The price range for this pump is from $101 to $104 depending upon where you buy it. 

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#5 Wayne CDUCAP995 3/4 HP

The Wayne CDUCAP995 is a work horse meant to handle heavy volumes of water.  Its Innovative Switch Genius switch will last as much as five times longer than the other types of switches. There are no moving parts to wear out or get hung up. This submersible unit is designed for heavy use year after year. 

The price range for this pump is from $181 to $210 depending upon where you buy it. 

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#6 Wayne CDUCAP725 1/3 HP

The Wayne CDUCAP725 features the new electronic Innovative Switch Genius switch will last as much as five times longer than the other types of switches. There are no moving parts to wear out or get hung up. This submersible unit is designed for clear water use only. 

The price range for this pump is from $128 to $165 depending upon where you buy it. 

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#7 Wayne CDU790 1/3 HP

The Wayne CDU790 fits smaller sump pits.  It is made of durable cast iron housing for long life and quiet operation.  This submersible unit is designed for clear water use only. 

The price range for this pump is from $109 to $134 depending upon where you buy it. 

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#8 Little Giant 505700 1/4 HP

The Little Giant 505700 includes a garden hose adapter and a removable inlet screen for easy cleaning.  It has a 1 1/4" FNPT discharge.  Its motor housing is made of zinc. 

The price range for this pump is around $120.  

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#9 Wayne WST30 3/10 HP

The Wayne WST30 has corrosion resistant thermoplastic housing. Square D tethered piggy back style switch. 

The price range for this pump is from $79 to $86 depending upon where you buy it. 

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#10 Flotec FPSC3250A 1/2 HP

The Flotec FPSC3250A is made from stainless steel and cast iron for long life.  Because it operates on a vertical switch mechanism it will fit in a 10" diameter sump pit. 

The price for this pump is around $165.  

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#11 Flotec FPOS3200A 1/2 HP

The Flotec FPOS3200A is constructed from rugged plastic providing dependable, corrosion-resistant service for years to come.  it is constructed to handle large volumes of water.

The price for this pump is around $135. 

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#12 Flotec 1800A 1/4 HP

The Flotec 1800A is constructed from engineered composites providing dependable, corrosion-resistant service for years to come. 

The price for this pump is around $103.  

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#13 Simer 2905 1/4 HP

The Simer 2905 is constructed from thermoplastic designed to handle corrosion, stress and heat.  It operates with a piggy-back tethered non-mercury float switch. 

The price range for this pump is around $73.  

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#14 Zoeller M57 1/3 HP

The Zoeller M57 Automatic Mighty Mate, made of cast iron, handles solids up to 1/2".  It operates on a piggy-back variable level veritical float switch.

The price for this pump is around $216.  

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#15 Little Giant 505300 1/6 HP

The Little Giant 505300 has a 1-1/4" FNPT discharge. It includes garden hose adapter and removable inlet screen for easy cleaning.  It has a piggy-back diaphragm switch with remote.

The price for this pump is around $105.  

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#16 Little Giant 506158 3/10 HP

The Little Giant 506158 Model 6 Series has cast iron pump housing with protective epoxy coating for corrosion resistance and stainless steel screws and bolts.  It has a piggy-back mechanical float switch.

The price for this pump is around $105.  

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#17 Little Giant 508158 4/10 HP

The Little Giant 508158 Big John 8 Series is made from cast iron coated with epoxy protective coating to prevent corrosion.  It has a 25' power cord and operates with a diaphragm switch.  

The price for this pump is around $199.  

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#18 Basement Watchdog BW1033 1/3 HP

The Basement Watchdog BW1033 has a dual float switch that is external to the pump making it easy to replace without removing the sump pump from the pit.  The switches are housed in a protective cage preventing float hang up or debris interference. This pump is energy efficient using only 2.7 amps. 

The price range for this pump is from $139 to $150 depending upon where you buy it.  

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#19 Basement Watchdog BW1050 1/2 HP

The Basement Watchdog BW1050 has a dual float switch that is external to the pump making it easy to replace without removing the sump pump from the pit.  The switches are housed in a protective cage preventing float hang up or debris interference. This pump is energy efficient using only 2.7 amps. 

The price range for this pump is from $159 to $170 depending upon where you buy it. 

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#20 Zoeller M137 1/2 HP

The Zoeller M137 has a cast iron housing and stainless steel nuts and bolts.  It has a non clogging impeller vortex design and will pass 5/8" spherical solids.   

The price for this pump is around $443.  

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