How to Install 2 Sump Pumps in the Same Hole. In certain applications it may be desirable to have a dual sump pump system. If the water flow into the sump. The sump pumps work hard to keep us dry most of the time. The bottom one is a 1/2 hp submersible pump and the top one is a pedestal type. A little PVC plumbing work was required, so that two pumps could pump water out at the same. Installing a second sump pump has never been easier. The PumpSpy Dual Pump Install Kit has everything you need to connect 2 sump pumps to a single.
Your sump pump can't keep up with the water coming in. So, by installing the 2 nd sump pump slightly higher, or on top of the primary pump. One will be set higher than the other as a backup should the first pump fail. However, the pipe that exits my basement is actually a 2" pipe and. Sump pump basics include the difference between submersible and pedestal sump pumps. Find out how to pick out a sump pump and where to install it.