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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. […]

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! […]