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Which Is Better: Deep Wells vs. Shallow Wells

By | February 18th, 2020|Residential Well Services|

Approximately 13 million American homes receive their water from well systems, many of which are placed in rural areas. Water viability is essential for any property, but how will you know which type of well to dig? There are many variables to consider with deep wells vs shallow wells. From cost, to flow levels, to drought conditions, to water quality, is there a clear answer? Read on to find out. […]

6 Ways to Tell If Your Water Pump Is Bad

By | February 4th, 2020|Well Inspections|

Water wells are a popular home amenity. In fact, over 15 million American homes utilize a private water well. Wells provide homeowners with a cleaner and healthier alternative to city-supplied water. In addition, water wells save hundreds of dollars per month on utility bills. Unlike city water, however, you are responsible for maintaining a private water well. This means that you need to be able to identify issues with your water well pump. Read on to learn how to tell if the water pump is bad. […]

What Is The Average Well Inspection Cost In Phoenix?

By | January 21st, 2020|Well Inspections|

Living off city water grids can be both rewarding and risky when living in a desert community. Although people have lived quite capably for the past few hundred years without dependence on plumbed water lines, the facts remain that today’s wells still require routine inspections to ensure the systems function properly. This often raises the question of how much does a well inspection cost in Phoenix for residential and commercial property owners that depend on water well systems? Unfortunately, there is no simple way to answer this question. […]

How to Get Rid of Sand in Well Water [Best Methods]

By | January 7th, 2020|Residential Well Services|

For residential and commercial land owners that depend on well water for survival, a common enemy is the discovery of sand in the well water. Not only can sand get caught in the pump, but sand clogged inside the water lines and storage tank can lead to multiple problems beyond the reduced taste of the well water. This is why when sand is discovered, many well owners want to know how to get rid of sand in well water quickly and without major expense. […]

Well Problems: How to Tell if Your Well Pump Pressure Switch Is Bad

By | December 17th, 2019|Well Troubleshooting|

It’s a Monday morning and you’re excited to take that hot shower before you have to head to work. Oh no! What happened to the water? Very inconveniently, your well pump pressure switch has ceased to function. You may not even have known it existed until you needed it most. Over time, the pressure switch will begin to degrade. Such is the nature of mechanical components. If you find that your water pressure is low, you could be dealing with a worn out well pump pressure switch. Here’s how to tell if your well pump pressure switch is bad. […]

9 Common Well Pump Pressure Switch Problems

By | December 10th, 2019|Well Inspections|

Is your well running dry? You might have pressure switch problems. Over 34 million Americans rely on a well for access to water. Well owners know the importance of identifying and resolving issues themselves when possible. Below, we’re taking a look at how a pressure switch functions, simple troubleshooting tips, and nine common well pump pressure switch problems. […]

How to Select Water Storage Tanks for Your Phoenix Property

By | November 19th, 2019|Residential Well Services|

It may appear that if you’ve seen one water well tank, you’ve seen them all. However, the reality is that there are multiple styles, makes, shapes, and materials that make up today’s storage water tanks–each with their own attributes, benefits, and design for specific applications. It’s due to these facts that a property owner should be aware of the different types of water storage tanks that are available for water well systems and how to select the right one. Here are a few tips to consider when you’re in the market for buying a new water storage tank for your property. […]

Phoenix Residential Water Well Inspection Checklist

By | November 5th, 2019|Well Inspections|

One of the most important things a homeowner with a residential water pump should complete annually is a water well inspection. Although well systems have been used in the Phoenix valley for more than two hundred years, the reality exists that these systems and the water you drink are prone to damage such as, exposure to harmful bacteria or chemicals. This is why most residential water repair companies recommend homeowners to have them inspect their water well system inspected at least once per year. In order to understand the reasons why and what you should consider for this inspection, we’ve put together this Phoenix residential water well inspection checklist. […]

Winter Well Maintenance: Insulating Water Well Pipes

By | October 15th, 2019|Residential Well Services|

Farmer’s Almanac predicted a long and cold winter in 2019 and early 2020! And we are heading that direction fast. Temperatures have already started to fall. They’ll drop fast in the coming months, with February expected to be frigid. Cold weather can do major damage to your property. One of the biggest damage sites is your water well pipes. But only if you don’t perform winter well maintenance to protect them before a big freeze. Prepare your water well pipes, now. It’s time to insulate! […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Submersible Water Pump

By | October 1st, 2019|Residential Well Services|

Some treasures can only be acquired if you dig deep. With the increase in human population and other factors, fresh drinking water has become a very valuable resource. Between the year 2000 to 2050, global water demand is projected to increase by 55%. Future-minded homeowners have come to rely on private wells for their water supply. But in dry and rocky Arizona, well water can be extremely deep. Among the different types of well pumps, the submersible water pump is the best choice for deep wells. Here are some interesting facts about the submersible well water pump. […]