Sump Pump Systems in Philadelphia, Allentown, Norristown

BQ Basement Systems is your choice for trusted sump pump installation in Philadelphia, Allentown, Norristown and the surrounding areas. With our team of experts, you can count on the most experienced and knowledgeable waterproofers, who install sump pumps, backup sump pumps and basement waterproofing systems every day.

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We offer sump pump and backup sump pump installation quotes to homeowners in our Pennsylvania and New Jersey service area. We are your local Basement Systems® dealer in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, including Trenton, Levittown, Pottstown and nearby cities. Call today for your no cost, no obligation sump pump installation estimate.

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Backup sump pump systems

Common Battery Backup Designs
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Like any mechanical system in your home, it's a great idea to install a backup option. If you have a primary sump pump and a battery backup sump pump, your basement is already well on its way to being protected.

However, if your primary sump pump fails due to mechanical failure, your basement waterproofing is only good as long as your battery backup can last. And if your sump pump is being overwhelmed due to an unusually high volume of water, it's best to have a secondary sump pump that can kick in and help keep the water down.

Is your sump pump keeping your basement dry?

The Problem Primary Sump Pump Secondary Pump Battery Backup Pump
Normal rainfall  green checkmark green checkmark green checkmark  
Heavy rain overwhelms
primary pump
green checkmark green checkmark green checkmark
Complete power failure     green checkmark
Primary pump failure   green checkmark green checkmark
Primary & secondary
pump failure
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Generator-Powered Sump Pumps

If you are home and awake to turn on your system, a generator-powered backup sump pump is a sound choice. Automatic systems cost between $7,000 and $10,000 to install.

AC-Powered Primary Pumps

Some sump systems include a battery that converts DC battery power into AC power to charge your primary pump. This energy conversion is quite inefficient, and AC-powered pumps face a low battery life.

Water-Powered Sump Pumps

Water-powered sump pumps can operate without power as they use your water supply to run your sump pump system. Unfortunately, they pump slowly and are extremely wasteful.

Battery Backup Sump Pumps

Battery Backup Sump Pumps use a battery and a separate battery-powered sump pump to operate.

When a high-quality battery backup is installed, you can pump out thousands of gallons of water on a single charge. And because you have a second pump installed, you're covered during sump pump failures and during overwhelming rains as well as during power outages.


Basement Systems® Inc.

At BQ Basement Systems we use and recommend products developed by the Basement Systems® International network of waterproofing contractors. With more than 30 patented products, Basement Systems® provides waterproofing solutions that include a written warranty and have been used at hundreds of dealerships across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

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BQ Basement Systems services Levittown, Reading, Morrisville, Bensalem, Doylestown, Pottstown, Lansdale and many nearby areas in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Your free sump pump installation quote includes an on-site inspection, professional consultation, and written quote. Call or e-mail us today to get started!

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BQ Basement Systems
525 Bethlehem Pike
Erdenheim, PA 19038