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Ready to Weather Any Storm

The threat of basement flooding due to sump pump failure is a reality any homeowner faces. So why not be ready with a solution that provides them the extra protection they need? Sump pumps rely on house current so if the power goes out, which can happen during heavy storms, the protection homeowners once relied [...]

New Ion+ Connect Offers Homeowners Complete Peace of Mind with ‘Smart Sump’ Monitoring, Alarm, and Control

There was a time not too long ago when a car breaking down would be a cause for significant concern. How far back was that last store or gas station? Where might the nearest payphone be? While a car breaking down today would not be any more fun, most of us have the luxury to [...]

Should Homeowners Install a Basement Ventilation System in Their Home?

Should homeowners install a ventilation system in their home? Depending on the home's location and the different seasons throughout the year, ventilation systems, like the Ion Fresh & Clean from Ion Technologies, are important for the overall health of a home. Before there was central air conditioning and furnaces, homeowners knew that in order to [...]

Understanding the Importance of Sump Pump Alarms

Can you determine what these all have in common? Fire & Smoke Detectors Alarm Clocks Oven and Microwave Timers Home Security Systems Car Alarms These examples, among countless other mechanisms, are meant to alert users of critical situations. Whether it’s waking you up in time to go to work, letting you know the pot roast [...]

3 Step Sump Pump Preparation for the Spring Flooding Season

There is no time like now to prepare the sump pump for the spring flooding season. Spring is just around the corner and now is the perfect time for homeowners to be sure that their sump pump system is working properly. The spring weather, although refreshing, also means heavy rain in the forecast. If the [...]

Ion Technologies Introduces Two Power Pac, Pre-Piped Backup Sump Pump Systems

Ion Technologies is excited to introduce, two new assortments of our high quality pumps and water sensing technology units to our battery backup line. The 30ACi Power Pac and the 35ACi Power Pac are both pre-piped and easy to install systems that include the Ion Genesis controller, a battery box with inverter, (2) 1/3 HP [...]

Ion Technologies and Emecole Metro Exhibit New Products at the 2019 World of Concrete Show

We would like to thank everyone who we had the pleasure of meeting at the 2019 World of Concrete show in Las Vegas. As always, this event provides a great opportunity for the Ion Technologies team to meet many new faces, while also allowing us to reconnect with friends and colleagues we have met in [...]

Tips to Follow to Help Avoid Frozen Pipes in the Freezing Cold Climate

Cold temperatures can cause water pipes to freeze and potentially burst. If water pipes freeze and burst, it can cause thousands of dollars in water damage to your most prized possessions. As most of the Midwest prepares for some of the coldest weather this winter season, here are a few tips to follow that can [...]

Choosing the Best Battery Backup Sump Pump System for Your Basement

Waterproofing a building, whether it’s a single-family home or a large commercial building, is a multi-step process guided by the structure itself. From foundation repair and encapsulation to water mitigation, the necessary steps may vary, but the end goal remains the same: dry out the basement or crawlspace and make sure it stays that way. [...]

Know the Capabilities (and Limitations) of Your Main Sump Pump Before Purchasing a Battery Backup Pump System

In our industry we commonly hear homeowners ask, “Do I really need a battery backup sump pump system for my basement?” Our immediate follow-up question would be, "How confident are you that your existing sump pump won’t fail when needed the most?" In such scenarios, the original question is asked by a homeowner whose basement [...]