Wayne ESP25 Sump Pump

Last updated: June 10, 2019

A powerful motor makes the Wayne ESP25 Sump Pump one of the most effective on the market, with the ability to move up to 2,400 gallons of water per hour. A backup battery keeps your pump operating for up to 26 hours after a power outage. You'll get quieter operation than with similar sump pumps. However, you will need a larger sump than other models, and it is one of the most expensive sump pumps on the market.

Wayne ESP25 Sump Pump

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Product Details

In our analysis of 39 expert reviews, the Wayne ESP25 Sump Pump placed 1st when we looked at the top 7 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Wayne pre-assembled sump pump and back-up system for quick and easy installation. System includes top suction, durable, cast-iron primary pump, vertical float switch for automatic operation, high-flow, corrosion-resistant, battery back-up pump with reliable reed float switch, a battery box and charger and (2) heavy-duty check valves. Professional grade back-up system requires one 40 amp hour or 75 amp hour deep cycle battery.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

A dependable sump pump by a trusted name in the industry capable of removing up to 3,300 gallons per hour with its 1/2 HP motor.
The battery back-up pump included in this model is nearly as robust as the main pump. This means that your basement will remain dry through power outages, even in bad storms. And its models have lasted for 1 million pumping cycles in testing, making it one of the most durable sump pumps on the market.
Can run continuously on a full battery for up to 26 hours.
During pumping, the elimination of backfield is ensured by the heavy duty check valves of this sump pump.
Powerful ½ horsepower primary sump pump capable of pumping 4,200 gallons per and just over 3,000 gallons per minute with a 10-foot flow uplift.
This is one of the easiest to install and use sump pumps we’ve come across during our entire research.
Robust ½-HP primary backed up by a 1/3-HP battery-powered pump.
In the event that contrasted with alternate brands of the sump pump, the Wayne WSS30V works moderately quietly and does not deliver much stable.

What reviewers didn't like

Expensive,but you get a top performing pump and peace of mind with the price. Some reports of malfunctions.
The one downside is that this model’s check valves are higher up the discharge pipe than many people will like.
Compared to the other models, both the backup and main pumps have a relatively short life span.
Choosing a compatible non-Wayne supplied battery may be a challenge for some people who are unsure the correct battery to purchase.
One owner complaining that his or her pump got covered in rust after around three months of use.
Needs large sump.
Contrasted with alternate models, both the reinforcement and fundamental pumps have a moderately short life expectancy.
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