Job completed for Laura L

Completion date: December 17, 2020

Customer type: Residential

Location: Waltham, MA

Why did the customer contact us?

Customer has some water come up from a drain she has in her floor. This was a old gravity drain that still worked 99% of the time. During heavy rains it sometimes backs up. She wanted to install a pump so if the water backed up again the pump will eject it outside.

What challenges did we face?

Customer wanted to keep the floor drain still accessible and functional but at the same time wanted a backup just in case the drain failed.

Solutions provided:

We installed a GrateSump pump system with a 1/3hp FastSump pump inside. We also installed GrateDrain leading from where the old floor drain was and attached it to the GrateSump system. We then installed a GrateTrench floor drain. This system will allow water to flow down into the floor but not allow anything to come back up. If the water backs up in the underground drain it will flow through our GrateDrain and into the GrateSump system. Now the drain will function like it has been but if there is a backup of water then the pump system will take over automatically.

Team members on this project:

Clark Alexis,

Photos & Videos:



After GrateSump Installation

After GrateSump Installation



After GrateTrench and GrateDrain install

After GrateTrench and GrateDrain install

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