Product Features For Top 5 Combination 

Primary and Backup Sump Pumps

Have you wondered what the difference of features is between the top 5 best selling combination primary and backup sump pump systems? Have you wished you could find out more about each sump pump system? For your convenience a link is provided with each of the five best sellers so you can quickly, at a glance, review the features of each sump pump and then decide which is the 'best' sump pump for your home.  

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 Sump Pump System 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 5 Combination  Primary and Backup   Sump Pumps Site Map

1. Basement Watchdog BW4000 1/2HP
2. Basement Watchdog DFK951 1/3 HP
3. Wayne WSS30 1/2 HP
4. Wayne WSS20 1/3 HP
5. Wayne WSS10 3/10 HP



   Top 5 Combination  Primary and
  Backup Sump Pumps

 
  Primary Submersible
         Sump Pumps

1. Primary Basics
2. Top 20
  
       Battery Backup 
         Sump Pumps

1. Top 9


#1 Basement Watchdog BW4000 1/2 HP
  • Combination sump pump system includes the primary submersible sump pump BW1050 and the battery backup sump pump BWSP
  • Pre-assembled for easy installation
  • Both pumps have a dual float switch; two redundant floats on each switch housed in a cage to prevent obstruction. If one float fails to operate, the second float takes over
  • Dimensions of both: 11 in. width x 18 in. high
  • Warranty: 2 years

     BW1050 Primary Submersible Sump Pump Features

  • Motor housing material: Stainless steel
  • Top of housing is made from thermoplastic 
  • Stainless steel shaft and fasteners
  • Dual seal protection
  • Permanent split capacitator motor 
  • Upper and lower ball bearings
  • Motor Amps: 2.7
  • If pump runs 5 minutes per hour every day of the year, a home owners will save $78 per year 
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Water cooled motor therefore no oil to leak 
  • Power Cord Length: 13 feet
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 4000     @10 feet: 2820         
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/2"
  • Built-in Check Valve: No
  • Solids handling: none
  • Built-in air relief vent 
  • Weight: 13 lbs.
  • Manual override: none

    

     BWSP Battery Backup Sump Pump Features

  • Housing material: Thermoplastic
  • Alarm sounds when regular sump pump stops or maintenance is required
  • Unique charging circuit limits the battery from overcharging
    Automatically starts when existing sump pump fails
  • Controller monitors power conditions and battery life
  • Runs on 12 volt DC battery power
  • Provides 7.5 hours of continuous power Battery recharger recharges battery when power is restored
  • Battery recharger: 1.6 Amps
  • Equates to .28 HP
  • Maximum particle size: .12"
  • Maximum particle hardness:.4 MOH
  • Pumps 2500 GPH @ 0 ft.; 1730 GPH @ 10 ft.;
  • Weight: 13 lbs.
  • Power cord length: 8 ft.
  • Can be used in sumps with water softener or laundry discharge

          



#2 Basement Watchdog DFK961 1/3 HP

  • Combination sump pump system includes the primary submersible sump pump BW1033 and the battery backup sump pump BWE
  • Preassembled for easy installation
  • Both pumps have a dual float switch: two redundant floats on each switch housed in a cage to prevent obstruction. If one float fails to operate, the second float takes over
  • Total Dimensions: 10 in. width x 17 3/4 in. high
  • Warranty: 2 years

     BW1033 Primary Submersible Sump Pump Features

  •  Motor housing material: Stainless steel
  • Top of housing is made from thermoplastic
  • Stainless steel shaft and fasteners
  • Dual seal protection
  • Permanent split capacitator motor 
  • Upper and lower ball bearings
  • Motor Amps: 2.7
  • If pump runs 5 minutes per hour every day of the year, a home owners will save $78 per year 
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Water cooled motor therefore no oil to leak 
  • Power Cord Length: 13 feet
  • Volume flow: GPH @ 0 feet: 4000     @10 feet: 2820 
  • Dischar ge Port Size: 1 1/2"
  • Built-in Check Valve: No
  • Solids handling: none
  • Built-in air relief vent 
  • Weight: 13 lbs.
  • Manual override: none

     BWE  Battery Backup Sump Pump Features

  • Housing material: reinforced thermoplastic Alarm sounds when regular sump pump stops or maintenance is required
  • Unique charging circuit limits the battery from overcharging
  • Automatically starts when existing sump pump fails
  • Controller monitors power conditions and battery life
  • Runs on 12 volt DC battery power
  • Provides 6 hours of continuous run time
  • Battery recharger recharges battery when power is restored
  • Battery recharger: .4 Amps
  • Equates to .28 HP
  • Discharge pipe diameter: 1 1/2"
  • Pumps 2000 GPH @ 0 ft.; 1000 GPH @ 10 ft.
  • Weight: 9 lbs.
  • Power cord length: 8 ft.

#3 Wayne WSS30 1/2 HP

  • Combination sump pump system includes the primary submersible sump pump CDUCAP850 and the battery backup sump pump ESP25
  • Preassembled and preset for easy installation
  • Heavy duty check valves
  • Alarm system lets homeowner know standby system is active
  • Top suction design filters debris and minimizes clogging
  • Float-switch type: Intelli-Sense/Switch Genius
  • Single phase oil-filled
  • Weight: 36 lbs.
  • Manual override: none
  • Solids handling: no
  • Discharge port size: 1 1/2 in. 
  • Total dimensions: 15 in. wide x 17 in. high
  • Warranty: 5 years

     CDUCAP850 Primary Submersible Sump Pump Features

  • Cold rolled steel Cast iron and stainless steel; steel epoxy coated
  • Cast iron base, volute
  • Glass reinforced thermoplastic impeller
  • Built in check valve: no
  • Low carbon shaft
  • Piggy-back power cord for manual or automatic operation
  • Volume: 4200 GPH @ 0 ft.; 3150 GPH @ 10 ft.

     ESP25 Battery Backup Sump Pump Features

  • Glass reinforced thermoplastic housing, volute, and impeller
  • Low carbon shaft
  • Stainless steel fasteners
  • Float switch: vertical
  • Volume: 3300 GPH @ 0 ft.; 2300 GPH @ 10 ft.
  • Continuous run hours: 8
  • Battery requirement: 40 or 75 amp.

#4 Wayne WSS20 1/3 HP

  • Combination sump pump system includes the primary submersible sump pump CDUCAP725 and the ESP15 Battery Backup Sump Pump
  • Pit dimension required: 12 in.
  • Single phase oil-filled
  • Warranty: 5 years

     CDUCAP725 Primary Submersible Sump Pump Features

  • Cast iron base, volute
  • Steel proxy coated
  • Glass reinforced thermoplastic impeller shaft
  • Low carbon shaft
  • Innovative Switch Genius switch uses a microprocessor control to detect water, turn on the pump and determine run time.  Lasts 5 times longer than traditional switch
  • No moving parts to wear out or get hung up
  • Motor Amps: 10
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Power Cord Length: 8 feet
  • Piggy-back power cord for automatic or manual operation
  • Heavy duty oil filled motor for durability
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 3540; 2700 @ 10 ft.      
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/2"
  • Built-in Check Value: No
  • Top suction design built to prevent clogging and prolong pump life 
  • Designed for clear water operation only 

     ESP15 Battery Backup Sump Pump Features

  • Glass reinforced thermoplastic housing, volute, impeller
  • Low carbon shaft
  • Float type: vertical
  • Reliable reed float switch for automatic operation
  • Alarm sounds when regular sump pump stops
  • Automatically starts when existing sump pump fails
  • Runs on 12 volt DC battery power
  • Automatic controls keep battery charged
  • Requires a 40 Amp or 75-Amp Hr. Deep Cycle Battery
  • Pumps 1750 GPH @ 0 ft.; 720 GPH @ 10 ft.
  • Built in check valve
  • Weight: 15 lbs.
  • Designed for easy installation without any major plumbing changes
  • Has battery reverse signal to indicate improper installation

#5 Wayne WSS10 3/10 HP
  • Combination sump pump system includes the primary submersible sump pump CDUCAP850 and the battery backup sump pump ESP25
  • Pit dimension required: 11"
  • Single phase oil-filled
  • Warranty: 1 year

     WSCAP30 Primary Submersible Sump Pump Features

  • Glass reinforced thermoplastic housing, impeller
  • Thermoplastic volute
  • Steel shaft
  • Oil-filled, thermally protected motor prevents overheating
  • Piggy-back cap switch
  • Innovative Switch Genius switch uses a microprocessor control to detect water, turn on the pump and determine run time.  Lasts 5 times longer than traditional switch
  • No moving parts to wear out or get hung up
  • Top suction screen filters debris
  • Power cord: 8 ft.
  • HP: 3/10
  • Volume: 2100 GPH @ 0 ft.

      ESP15 Battery Backup Sump Pump Features

  • Corrosion resistant glass reinforced thermoplastic housing, impeller
  • Thermoplastic volute
  • Steel shaft
  • Volume: 1410 GPH @ 0 ft.; 720 GPH @ 10 ft.
  • Corrosion-resistant thermoplastic construction
  • Built-in check valve
  • Alarm system lets homeowner know when backup system is active
  • Battery required: 75 amp deep cycle
  • Battery keeps battery charged
  • Float switch: vertical
  • Continuous run time: 6-8 hours