A sewage grinder pump can destroy debris and clog causing particles in your home’s wastewater. Not every home needs a grinder pump – if your home needs one to prevent drain line damage you will know!
In this article, we will review the top-rated and most popular grinder pumps on the market in 2020 to help you find the perfect pump for your home. Keep reading to learn more about our top picks as well as how to pick the right pump in our buyers guide.
Top Rated Grinder Pumps of 2020
Liberty Pumps PRG101A
- Rust-resistant cast iron body
- Cuts debris with V-Slice cutter technology
- Good choice for passing difficult solids
The Liberty Pumps PRG101A grinder pump is a solid cast iron pump that can cut difficult solids without breaking a sweat. It is a heavy-duty, hard-working pump that comes with a high price tag. The high power motor and V-Slice technology can push water up to a 10′ head height.
- 1/2 horsepower motor
- Built-in float switch
- Passes 2″ solids
- Pump 128 GPM max
- Cast iron body
Zoeller is one of the biggest brands in water pumps with the Zoeller 267 being a great choice if you need a high powered sewage pump. This pump has a high GPM pump rate and a hard cast iron body to give protect the interior motor. It is activated by a float switch and can pass solids up to 2″ in diameter. Installation is quick but messy and the pump will last for many years so it is a good investment.
Happybuy Sewage Pump
- 1 HP internal pump
- High max flow rate of 6340 GPH
- Made of Stainless steel and hard thermoplastic shell
- Cast iron impeller destroys solids
The Happybuy Sewage Pump is a popular choice for homeowners who need a high horsepower pump that has an internal impeller to destroy solids. One good feature of this model is the thermal protection that keeps the motor from overheating during heavy use, plus the 15′ long power cord comes in handy.
- 1/2 HP motor
- 5700 GPH max flow rate
- Passed 2″ solids
- Activated by tethered float
The Wayne RPP50 is a good choice for homeowners who need a sewage pump with 5 feet of lift. The pump body is made of a thermoplastic and cast iron shell and the interior motor is good at passing small solids down the drain line. It is activated by a tether float switch that automatically activates as the pit fills.
Liberty Pumps LE51A
- 160 GPM flow rate
- 2-vane semi-open impeller for solids in drain water
- Cast iron body
The Liberty Pumps LE51A is one of the best choices for homeowners who need a dependable pump that can handle solids up to 2″ in size. Inside the motor is a 2 vane impeller that breaks up solids so they can pass down the line. The pump is activated by a float switch and the motor has a thermal lining to prevent burn out during heavy use.
Picking the right grinder pump for your home can be difficult. Many factors can affect which is the right model. If you are unsure of which pump to buy we recommend reviewing the following factors before making a purchase:
- Head height
- Max flow rate
- Ability to grind solids
- Pump body material
- Pump accessories