A few of the aspects that make DryZone sump pumps stand out

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 by Brad Wazlavek

There are many advantages to the sump pumps that DryZone offers. This blog will focus on a couple of the most important details and features.


The pump’s construction…

To start off, the pump itself is incredibly durable. It has a solid cast iron body with a stainless steel impellor which is encased in oil. This means that the moving parts that do all the work of pumping out your wet crawlspace are  well lubricated. It’s a lot like your car’s engine: if there isn’t enough oil to lubricate the moving parts then the engine will die. These pumps can take a beating. You can tell from the second you see them that they aren’t some cheap plastic pump that won’t last through the first storm.  These are sturdy work horses built to protect your home.


The switch…

The next aspect that is often overlooked is the float switch. This is the part that tells the pump to turn on when the water level gets too high. You might be thinking “a switch is a switch, aren’t they all the same?” Well, there is actually a big difference when it comes to this topic. The old, nasty pump shown on the right Nasty old sump pumphas a different type of switch. It is more like an arm and can very easily get caught on the edges of a sump container. The sump pumps that DryZone uses have a smaller switch that is only about two inches long. It only moves about an inch up and down which means less chance to break. Also, since it is more like a light switch and less like a level on a slot machine, it is almost impossible for it to get caught on anything. Imagine the switch of the old pump getting stuck and the pump runs with no water. It would be probably burn up very quickly. Then imagine what happens when you need the pump? The sump is non-functioning, so you would most likely be dealing with a flood situation in your crawlspace.

In conclusion…

These are only two of the many benefits of a DryZone sump pump. They are two of my favorites to talk about, because I know these are some of the most important features that matter to homeowners. At the end of the day, you probably don’t need to know every last little detail about your new sump pump, but if you know that it runs well and won’t burn out quickly then you will feel better about your choice to have one installed.

DryZone is proud to serve all of Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Call for you free sump pump inspection today, no matter if you live in Dover, Cambridge, Wilmington, Smyrna, Odessa, Ocean View, St. Michaels, or anywhere else on the peninsula.


About the author

Brad Wazlavek, Sales Manager

Brad has been with DryZone since early 2011. Currently he manages both of DryZone's websites in order to spread the DryZone message. Brad grew up in a military family so he moved around the country as a child. He settled in Delaware in 2006 and currently lives in Seaford.

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