Water Pressure Booster Pump

Discussion in 'Pumps and Tanks Well Forum & Blog' started by MAS25, Mar 9, 2014.

  1. MAS25

    MAS25 New Member

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    I have a 1 HP 115V Grundfos water pressure booster in my house that is taking a dive. From what I have read and my experience with my pump, it's not the pump I should put back in my home. What is the most durable, reliable, and long lasting water pressure pump replacement out there for around $500-$600, or less? The Grundfos has only lasted about 4 years and they are pretty expensive to replace...can you help me? I just don't want to make another expensive mistake! What do you all recommend?
     
  2. valveman

    valveman Moderator Staff Member

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    That must be an “MQ”. Pretty much any standard cast iron jet pump will be better than the MQ. Stay with a brand name like Sta-Rite or Goulds. Then you can use a Pside-Kick kit with a CSV to get constant pressure, be able to use a small tank, and make the pump last a long time.

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  4. MAS25

    MAS25 New Member

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    Thank you Valve Man...I greatly appreciate it! I will take your suggestion and post my progress in the next week...and thx again!
     
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