Thursday, March 12, 2015

7 Reasons to Use Submersible Water Pumps

A submersible water pump is very different from the standard water pump that is used to drain water. This type of pump can be placed even on a dry surface and still manage to function effectively. But it’s important to note that there are so many different types of submersible pumps and choosing one that suits your needs is very critical. We’ll look at 7 advantages of submersible water pumps and why many homeowners prefer using them as opposed to the standard water pumps.

1.     Ease of use

To begin with, submersible pumps are very easy to use. They are designed to be lightweight, which makes it easy for one to carry them from place to place. They also come with portable components making it easy for using them in different settings.

2.     More effective

Submersible pumps are far more effective than traditional pumps because of the way they pump water. The system inserts direct pressure on the water and pushes it through the pipe. This makes the water to move greater distances as compared to other forms of pumping water.

3.     Can be used with pressure pumps

Good thing with submersible pumps is that they can always be used together with pressure pumps. They supply adequate amount of water to pressure pumps in order for them to operate effectively. Investing in a submersible pump is important if you want to obtain water from a lake or nearby well and use it around the home.

4.     Effortless

Unlike the standard water pumps, submersible pumps don’t need to be kept in a dry surface in order to effectively pump water. These ones are designed to work even when they are submerged inside water. Their components are not damaged by water hence no need to keep them dry.

5.     Corrosion resistant

Since submersible pumps are used under water most of the time, they are designed to resist corrosion. Unlike the standard pumps which are used in dry areas and made of low quality materials, submersible pumps are usually designed using materials such as stainless steel which do not corrode.

6.     Wide range of options

Submersible pumps are available in a wide range of options. Some of them will only operate if they are completely submerged whereas others are designed to operate even while half submerged. The idea is to communicate with the contractor what your needs are and they will recommend the type of pump that is suitable for your application. You can even acquire a submersible pump to drain sewage. Others are simply designed to drain just water so whatever your needs are, there’s likely an item that suits them perfectly.

7.     Insulated power components

Submersible pumps can be used in areas where the power connection is not close since many of them come with long power cords which are properly insulated. You don’t need to worry about getting power to operate the pump. The cord is going to be long enough so you can simply plug it on the nearest power supply.

Posted By: KCW Water Well Service