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Universal Dual Float Switch with Controller

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  • The most reliable switch for your sump pump is easy to install
  • Two caged micro-reed floats for added protection
  • Works with most brands of pumps
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Product Details

The Basement Watchdog Universal Dual Float Switch and Controller is the most reliable float switch in the industry. It will activate your primary sump pump when rising water lifts either float by 1/4 in. The float switch has not one but two large floats both in a protective cage. Should one float fail to activate the pump, the second float will automatically takeover. Once the float drops to the original position, the controller will keep the pump running for an additional 10 seconds to completely drain the sump pit. The protective cage prevents debris or other wires from interfering with the floats. The Basement Watchdog Dual Float Switch and Controller is easy to install and can be adjusted to activate at any level. This universal switch can be used with most existing sump pumps.
  • Compatible with most sump pumps
  • Large floats detect 1/4 in. water level rises, automatically activating the sump pump
  • Second float provides additional protection to ensure automatic pump activation
  • Protective float switch cage helps keep debris and wires from interfering with float movement; vented, curved bottom reduces debris build-up under the float
  • Allows the sump pump to run for an additional 10 seconds to drain excess water from the sump pit
  • Includes controller and hose clamp that lets you easily install the floats at any level
  • For ground water use only
  • UL/cUL listed
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Questions & Answers

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Q:Is there something to attach to sump pump to alert that the pump is not working
by|Jan 5, 2023
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A:  There is nothing to attach to this particular Universal Float switch controller, but we do have a Wi-Fi module that connect to our various Basement Watchdog Backup and Combination sump pump systems. You can find more information about the Basement Watchdog Wi-fi module (Model# BW-Wifi) on our Home Depot product page for it here: https://www.homedepot.com/p/Basement-Watchdog-Wi-Fi-Module-BW-WIFI/301381269 or feel free to call our support team with any other questions you might have at 800-991-0466 option 3.

by|Jan 7, 2023
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    Q:will this work in sewage ejector system
    by|Jan 9, 2022
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    A:  no, it is made for clear water

    by|Mar 7, 2022

      A:  No, float would get hung up.

      by|Jan 10, 2022

        A:  This controller is designed for clear water sump applications only. It is not rated for grey water or effluent applications. For more information, please contact our customer support team at 800-991-0466, option 3. We are available to take incoming calls from 9am – 5pm CT Monday through Friday.

        by|Jan 14, 2023

          A:  Yes 

          by|Jan 10, 2022

            A:  I have it for sump pump. Basically it has double switch so if the first one fail on certain level second one kicks in

            by|Jan 10, 2022
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              Q:Could this be installed upside down and have my washer machine plugged into it to turn off if the utility sink fills up?
              by|Nov 2, 2021
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              A:  As long as the washing machine does not draw more than 12 amps of power that should not be a problem. I would recommend checking your washing machine's power specifications in order to to verify this first, if possible. For more information, please contact our customer support team at 800-991-0466, option 3. We are available to take incoming calls from 9am – 5pm CT Monday through Friday.

              by|Nov 2, 2021
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                Q:What are the dimensions of the wall unit?
                by|Nov 13, 2020
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                A:  That controller is 3.75” long 2" wide and 3.5" high. For more information, please contact our customer support team at 800-991-0466, option 3. We are available to take incoming calls from 9am – 5pm CT Monday through Friday.

                by|Nov 13, 2020

                  A:  4" wide x 3.5" high X 2" deep

                  by|Nov 14, 2020

                  A:  Roughly 3.75" x 3.50" X 1.5". Plugs into a dedicated sump pump outlet and even with 3 feet of electrical cord, stays plugged in.

                  by|Nov 21, 2020

                    A:  3-7/8 wide by 3-3/8 high by 2 inches deep, when plugged in.

                    by|Nov 15, 2020
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                    Installation is simple, construction is solid, device operates as expected, only concern is the price is too high.
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                    Response from WatchdogNov 25, 2022
                    Sorry to hear you are having a problem with our product. I would recommend calling our service team so we can trouble shoot whatever issue you're having with it. We can be reached at 800-991-0466 option 3 and are here to help from 8-6 Monday - Friday central time.
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