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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. […]

Do You Have a Bad Water Pump? Troubleshooting Common Well Pump Problems

By | September 17th, 2019|Residential Well Services|

Private water wells aren’t just a relic of days gone by. As of 2017, the EPA estimates that 13 million American households use their own wells to get drinking water. Having your own well offers you a certain amount of freedom. Yet if something goes wrong, you can’t call up the water department and ask them to fix it. If you have a bad water pump, you either need to repair it or hire someone who can. But in some cases, your first call doesn’t have to be to a well pump expert. Read on for some well pump troubleshooting tips that will get your pump going again. […]

Hiring Well Pump Installers? Ask These 7 Questions

By | September 3rd, 2019|Residential Well Services|

If you’re loving summer and dreading the autumn, winter, and school days ahead, then the last thing you want to deal with is a home repair. But pump break downs and problems can happen without notice, especially if you haven’t had your well serviced lately. Low water pressure, no water at all, and even stinky or off-color water can indicate a problem with the water or pump. If you have concerns about your well pump, it may be time to call your local well pump installers and ask them these important questions to find out which one is the right company to help you get your home back to normal. […]

To Soften or Not to Soften Your Water?

By | August 20th, 2019|Residential Well Services|

Did you know that hard water can cause dry skin, dry hair, stained bathtubs, and can even increase the cost of your water bill? We’ve all heard of hard water, but not all of us know what exactly makes water ‘hard’. In simple terms, hard water happens when there’s a large concentration of calcium and magnesium found in your plumbing!  While finding high concentrations of these minerals in your plumbing system isn’t a health risk, it can have a huge impact on the quality of your life, not to mention the health of your water system! So, will you need water softeners? Keep on reading to find out! […]

How Often Should Homeowner’s Schedule Well Water Maintenance?

By | August 6th, 2019|Residential Well Services|

If you’re living on a property with well water, you need to give it the proper maintenance or you run the risk of getting sick. When you live in a house with a well, you’ve got a different set of responsibilities to look after. As with city water, your well will most likely work most of the time, but there are going to be occasions when something tastes or looks a little off or the water just doesn’t turn on. That’s when you have to call in the professionals. You may feel like you can handle this problem on your own if you’re trying to cut costs or be self-sufficient, but don’t work on your water well if you’re not positive of how to fix it. Furthermore, regular maintenance will be the key to avoiding those well water headaches. Let’s talk about how often you should schedule private well maintenance. […]

How Often Should You Test Your Well Water?

By | July 23rd, 2019|Residential Well Services|

Are you among the 300,000 Arizonans that get water from private wells? Did you know that well water needs to be tested and certified fit for its intended use? Did you know there are different tests conducted on well water? Regular well water testing allows you to identify water-related problems and select the appropriate treatment. [...]

What Is a Well Pump Control Box and How Does It Work?

By | July 9th, 2019|Residential Well Services|

When you own a home with a well, problems can arise unexpectedly. Fortunately for you, there are measures that you can take to ensure that you have little to no problems with your well’s water system. A nice, sturdy well pump control box will let you enjoy the comfort of having water, and avoid a lot of problems and fees that come with bad ones. What is a well pump control box and what does it do exactly? Continue reading to learn more. […]

Low Water Pressure: A Troubleshooter’s Guide to Well Water Pressure Problems

By | June 25th, 2019|Residential Well Services|

Every person in the U.S. uses, on average, 80 to 100 gallons of water per day. If you have opted not to use the city or county supply of water, you likely have well water. While well water offers many benefits over a traditional water supply, especially if you have a swimming pool or another outside water feature, there are issues that can arise with the supply. When this happens, the water pressure you have access to may suffer. If you have noticed low water pressure, then the issue may be directly related to your well pump or tank. Keep reading to learn about some of the most common causes of low water pressure and what you can do to fix them. […]