Backup Sump Pumps Installed in Missouri & Kansas

Backup sump systems & battery backup pumps for a dry basement

Extreme clogging and rust in a Lenexa sump pump system

Sump pump failure can lead to a very serious flood in your basement if you have no backup system in place.

A sump pump is a machine, and like any machine, it will wear out over time and eventually fail. Even a newer pump isn't completely protected from damage, which is why having a battery backup pump is absolutely essential.

At Foundation Recovery Systems, we install complete sump pump systems that include a battery backup pump to protect your home. With a backup pump attached to your system, you know that your home won't flood even if your main pump fails or loses power.

Call us today at 1-855-313-9895 or click below to learn more about our sump pump systems. We offer free installation estimates in Kansas City, Springfield, Columbia and throughout the surrounding areas.

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Battery Backup Sump Pump Systems

There are a number of reasons why the main sump pump can fail. Mechanical parts wear out over time, and they can give out during heavy usage during a storm. Sump pumps also require power to operate, so when weather knocks out the power your home could be left unprotected.

Additionally, simple issues such as a tripped circuit can turn off a sump pump without the homeowner ever knowing. We've also seen cases where the pump was unplugged to use the outlet for something else, and no one remembered to plug it back in until it was too late. Battery backup pumps protect you from all of these issues.

a battery backup sump pump system in Lenexa

Components in the UltraSump® system are designed to work together, providing reliable, high-volume pumping capability when the electrical grid goes down.

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At Foundation Recovery Systems, we use the UltraSump® Battery Backup System to support our sump pumps. The UltraSump® system can pump out an excess of 11,500 gallons of water on a fully charged battery -- enough water to fill a small swimming pool!

The system automatically engages when there is water in the pump and the main pump isn't running, ensuring you're protected without having to worry about checking the pump. To alert you of power failure, the UltraSump® sounds an alarm when it runs and silences when the pump cycles off.

UltraSump® Specifications

  • Long-Lasting Protection -- The UltraSump® can outlast generic backup pumps many times over, pumping an incredible 11,500 gallons of water out on a single fully charged battery.
  • Advanced Alarm System -- The UltraSump® sounds off whenever the battery back up pump cycles on, letting you know so you can respond. Optionally, it hooks up to your home alarm system.
  • Additional Battery Life -- For added protection, an additional battery can be attached to a single UltraSump® system, allowing for more than double the pumping time.

Backup Sump Pump Systems

If you want to completely protect your basement, it's best to use an entire sump pump system. If your primary pump fails, your home is only protected for as long as the battery on your backup pump lasts. That's why it's important to add a secondary pump to your system as well, providing three layers of protection for your basement.

What's Keeping Your Basement Dry?

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Install a backup sump pump in your home today

Foundation Recovery Systems is here to help you with all your sump pump needs! We can install a quality battery backup system to provide your home with complete protection from flooding. Call us today at 1-855-313-9895 or contact us online to get a free estimate. We offer all our services in Kansas City, Springfield, Columbia, Overland Park, Independence, St. Joseph, Lawrence, Jefferson City, Shawnee, Lee's Summit and throughout the surrounding areas.

Generator-Powered Sump Pumps

Sometimes, a homeowner will tie their sump pump system into their generator to keep it powered during outages.

However, this only works if you are home (and awake) to turn the system on. Automatic systems typically cost $7,000-$10,000 to install. Because there is only one pump, you will have no secondary system to address heavy rains or primary pump failure.

AC-Powered Primary Pumps

Some sump systems include a battery that converts DC battery power into AC power to charge your primary pump.

Transforming DC power to AC is a highly inefficient process, and these battery backup systems often lose their charge within an hour's time. Because there is only one pump, you also will not be protected from pump failure or overwhelming water volume.

Water-Powered Sump Pumps

Water-powered sump pumps use your water supply to run your sump pump system. Thus, they can operate without power.

Unfortunately, water-powered pumps pump very slowly and require you to have very high water pressure. They are also wasteful systems, discharging 3-5 gallons of good water for every gallons of groundwater pumped out of your home.

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.

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our MO service area

We serve the following areas

  • Bellflower
  • Boss
  • Center
  • Durham
  • Farber
  • Fremont
  • Grandin
  • Hannibal
  • Hermann
  • High Hill
  • Jonesburg
  • Maywood
  • Middletown
  • Montgomery City
  • New Florence
  • New London
  • Owensville
  • Palmyra
  • Rhineland
  • Rosebud
  • Van Buren
  • Vandalia
  • Wellsville
  • Winona
  • Maynard
Our Locations:

Foundation Recovery Systems
1401 US-24
Moberly, MO 65270
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Foundation Recovery Systems
250 NW Commerce Ct
Lee's Summit, MO 64086
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Foundation Recovery Systems of Springfield
1269 N Robin St
Nixa, MO 65714
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Foundation Recovery Systems of Kansas City
2300 Main St 9th Floor
Kansas City, MO 64108