Rated 3.3 out of 5 by 7
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by ForlornPlumber A seemingly good product with a few problems.
I purchased this with the 18" Flotec sump basin, so I expected it to fit well. The bolts that came with this cover are too short. They barely reach to the nuts embedded in the basin, but when you add the gasket that comes with the cover, the bolts do not reach and you have to purchase longer bolts.
The grommet for the electrical cord works great and it is easy to drill out additional holes if you have more than one cord to run into your basin.
An inconvenient design issue with this cover is that it comes with two holes fitted with gaskets for 2" PVC pipe. It also comes with a gasket for a 4" PVC pipe if you needed that, but what you'll most likely need (and not get from this kit) is a plug for one of the holes and a bushing to fit the other hole to a 1.5" PVC pipe since that is the size of most sump pumps' discharge.
I wound up fabricating a plug out of a short section of 2" PVC fitted to a cap and cramming in the end of a 1.5" rubber coupling to fill the gap around my 1.5" sump discharge. I'm not completely satisfied with this installation because if my client ever has a radon gas pump installed to her foundation, then we will have to find a better way to seal around that 1.5" discharge.
Also, the seal that this cover comes with is basic foam weather stripping and it did not adhere well to the plastic parts.
This lid costs twice as much as the basin I purchased from the same manufacturer, I really expected it to work better than it did, and I was disappointed that I had to buy parts just to make it function at a barely acceptable level.
June 4, 2013
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Idonthave1 Poor Quality
I purchased this item, because the manufacturer indicated this was the kit needed for my sewer pump. The kit is listed properly, but, when it arrived we noticed the cover was not exactly like the one we were replacing. it was apx 1/2 inch shy of my old one in diameter, so it didn't seal the top. The holes are not as shown. they were offset differently, which meant we would have had to re-fit the piping going into the basin. The only gasket that seemed to fit properly was the 4 inch. The others didn't. I am going to try and return it.
September 17, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Leonardo1277 Different hole arrangement than shown, and $50 for a piece of plastic!
First, the cover you will receive is different from the one shown, it has a completely different arrangement of the holes for the pipes. If you have existing plumbing, the different model will just not work. After three attempts of special order, I had to give up the effort of getting the right one.
In addition, the price is just very out of line for the piece of plastic you get, which looks like it costs them about $1 to make ...
May 29, 2012
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Fixator 18 IN. SEWAGE BASIN TANK COVER KIT
Easy to install, but Kik don't have a seal for the lid which is needs to be install between lid and basin, all others seals included.
April 1, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by gdbford Not as advertised
It says TANK SEWAGE PUMP TANK WITH COVER -- that's not what you get -- ITS JUST A COVER """NO TANK""" worthless to all. I ordered this product because i need a TANK & COVER as advertised and received a "COVER ONLY"!!!!! Spent 2 weeks of my time waiting for wkat i needed and ended up spending $8.00 to return something wrong.
March 17, 2007
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by MrBill61 Good top with all the fittings
Although the mounting bolts are too short for the sump basin I've got, the top looks like a real vale. It comes with two 2" grommets, a power cord grommet, and an additional 4" pipe grommet.
April 2, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by caseman Fast delivery, great instructions
Very happy. overall. Float design require setting pump precisely to keep it from binding up in operation.
April 16, 2013