I may be purchasing a Wayne 3/4 hp sump pump from Amazon.com. I am
replacing a 1/2 hp unit. Does anyone have any opinions about Wayne or
how much noise a 3/4 hp unit might make? Does the extra quarter hp
make much of a difference in noise and output?
Why dont you get it sized properly according to pipe sizing, gals in
the pool and how much turnover you need in a day?
Bigger isnt always better. You might have more noise, higher electric
bills and a pool that doesnt get crystal clear. Do it right. Its not
The above link was just a quick google search. Google can be your
Most sump pumps run intermittantly, so the larger one may be
subjectively louder, but will shut off sooner. Your call. Wayne and
most of the other residential sump pumps these days seem to be pretty
decent quality. Buy whatever fits your layout best.
Unless your current sump pump has had problems keeping up, it isn't a
real smart idea to go bigger. A larger horsepower pump will cycle on
and off more often causing it to wear out sooner.
Not quite following the reasoning why a bigger one will cycle more often...
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