Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Frequently Asked
Questions and Answers

We often hear many of the same questions from our customers. Please take a few minutes to read through our most common questions and their answers.


Yes, if you can install your own sump pump, you can install the Basement Defender by yourself.
To learn more about pricing for Basement Defender, please consult your area dealer.
The Basement Defender™ is compatible with most pumps, but you should check with your dealer for exact compatibility.
Yes, the Basement Defender™ predicts and records battery and/or pump failure before a problem occurs.
Basement Defender™ can daily test up to 2 pumps.
There are two ways to check on your system:
  • Log into your account on and Login.
  • Download and login into the Basement Defender™ mobile app.
Yes, you can test them from the Basement Defender™ unit.
Yes, you can add multiple email addresses to receive alerts and notifications.
High humidity causes problems in a home including: unpleasant odors, moisture dripping from pipes, and MOLD. Mold spores can be hazardous to your health.
Basement Defender™ alerts homeowners to significant changes in temperature. If the weather gets too cold, pipes can freeze and burst to cause flooding.

The annual plan activates the daily pump auto test and alert system. The daily auto test exercises your sump pumps and monitors system components, including AC pump, float switches, electrical power, DC backup system, battery charger, temperature, and humidity. If Basement Defender™ detects a problem, your device will send you alerts and notifications through your home Wi-Fi internet connection.

The manufacturer’s warranty is 3 years from the date of your installation and only valid when paired to Wi-Fi.