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Well Pumps

A well pump is a device that draws water from a well and pushes or pulls it into a well pressure tank.

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Water Pressure Tanks

A pressure tank is an integral part of most water systems. The purpose of the tank is to control the operation of the pump.

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Sump Pumps

A sump pump is a pump that can be found underneath the floor of your basement or in a crawl space.

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Septic Pumps

A failed septic pump can lead to a number of health problems in addition to costly property damage.

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Water Testing

Comprehensive testing for water contamination to determine the presence of any potentially hazardous material.

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Filtration Systems and Treatments

Filtration systems and water treament processes help to improve the quality of the water that comes into your home.

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Well Extensions

Well owners may wish to improve operation by raising the casing elevation of a water well that is at or below grade.

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Well Inspections

When purchasing a home, you will need and want to have a thorough inspection to determine your well’s health.

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Well Pumps

blue well pump in basement

 

  • Maintenance
  • Repair
  • Replacement

Well Pumps

A well pump is a device that draws water from a well and pushes or pulls it into a well pressure tank.

There are two types of well pumps, Jet, and Submersible.

Jet pump vs Submersible pump

Submersible Pump

Most homes are serviced by a submersible pump as they are more efficient than a jet pump. It is submerged and turns on when the water in your pressure tank has been depleted.

Jet Pump

Jet Pumps are not as efficient and are more difficult to service. They do need to be primed (removing the air). Therefore, most of our customers choose to replace them with submersible pumps as they are maintenance free.

Signs of a problem with the pump – no water, inconsistent (often low) pressure, sputtering faucets, dirty water.

Water Pressure Tanks

blue filter water pressure tank installed in basement

 

  • Maintenance
  • Repair
  • Replacement

Water Pressure Tanks

A pressure tank is an integral part of most water systems. The purpose of the tank is to control the operation of the pump. The tank contains pressurized air which is pressurized further when the pump turns on. When the pressure reaches the shut off pressure, the pump turns off. The pressurized air then pushes the water out.

There are two main types of pressure tanks:

Hydromatic and Captive Air

Hydromatic Tank

Does not have a membrane to separate air and water.
Over time, the air is absorbed by the water. For this reason, the air needs to be recharged once per year.

Captive Air Tank

A captive air tank uses a rubber diaphragm to separate the water from the tank. These are more popular as they do not require service.

Sump Pumps

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  • Maintenance
  • Repair
  • Replacement

Sump Pumps

A sump pump is a pump that can be found underneath the floor of your basement or in a crawl space. The pump sits in a pit known as the “sump pit,” where it collects and protects your home from groundwater.

A double sump pump system (pictured on the right) has two pumps, each capable of pumping 80 gallons per minute. This system include a Wi-Fi alarm which will send a text message if the backup pump turns on.

Groundwater can rise through the cracks in your home after heavy rain. If there was flooding in your basement or crawl space, it’s the sump pump’s job to collect the water and direct it to flow away from your home.

If you live in an area with an increased chance of flooding, you need a sump pump. If a portion of your home is below ground and is inclined to draw moisture, your sump pump will take care of rising water levels before they damage your home’s foundations.

Septic Pumps

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  • Maintenance
  • Repair
  • Replacement
  • Alarm repair and service

Septic Pumps

A failed septic pump can lead to health problems and property damage. Septic pumps play a vital role in pumping wastewater from your home into your septic tank. They are designed to handle large volumes of wastewater and ensure that your septic system runs efficiently. These pumps are especially important for homes that are situated on uneven terrain or where the septic system is located at a higer elevation than the home.

Water Testing

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  • Bacteria
  • Arsenic
  • Radon
  • Uranium
  • Lead

Water Testing

Comprehensive testing for water contamination.

Water testing can benefit homeowners by identifying potential contaminants in their water supply that may cause health problems or damage to their plumbing system. Some common tests include testing for bacteria, such as E. coli, which can cause severe illness, testing for lead, which can leach into water from older pipes, and testing for pesticides and other chemicals that may be present in the water.

By identifying these contaminants early on, homeowners can take the necessary steps to ensure their water is safe to drink and use for other purposes, such as bathing and cleaning. Overall, water testing can provide homeowners with peace of mind knowing that their water is safe and healthy for their families.

 

We also test for the presence of basic minerals which includes:

  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Manganese
  • Chloride
  • Hardness
  • Sodium
  • Sulfate
  • Nitrate
  • Nitrite
  • Color 
  • Odor
  • PH

Filtration Systems and Treaments

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  • Install
  • Maintenance
  • Support

Filtration Systems and Treatments

Water filtration systems remove impurities and contaminants from your water supply, providing you with clean and safe drinking water. This is especially important if you have concerns about the quality of your tap water.

Secondly, water treatments can improve the taste and smell of your water, making it more enjoyable to consume. These systems can also help to extend the lifespan of your plumbing fixtures and appliances by reducing the buildup of sediment and other minerals.

 

Possible reasons needed:

  • Bacteria
  • Foul taste or odor
  • Pinhole leaks in pipes
  • Blue/green stains
  • Clogging
  • Orange or brown stains
  • Grey or white stains
  • Unhealthy Water
  • Uranium
  • Radon
  • Arsenic

Water Softeners

  • The first and most important reason to use a home water softener is to remove the hard minerals from your water. Hard water builds up on water heaters and decreases their efficiency. It also builds up on aerators.  With soft water, you will no longer need to worry about rising energy bills as you can be assured that your appliances are working well!
  •  You will also benefit from longer-lasting clothing, detergents that work more effectively, and a clean feeling on your skin after a shower or bath.
  • Skin will be less dry and hair less flat.
  • Reduction of white spots.

Iron Filtration Systems

  • Iron filtration systems focus primarily on removing iron from water.
  • If the water you pour from the tap in your home looks rusty or has reddish-brown particles that settle to the bottom, you likely have high levels of iron in your water. The nuisance of high iron concentrate often goes beyond just leaving orange, black, or gray stains on your fixtures and clothing.  It can often leave a metallic smell and taste in your water and promotes the growth of Iron Reducing Bacteria which is extremely troublesome.

Radon Mitigation Systems

  • Water radon mitigation systems can help reduce levels of radon in drinking water by using various techniques such as aeration, and/or granular activated carbon filtration.
  • Benefits of implementing a water radon mitigation system include reducing health risks associated with radon exposure, improving the taste and odor of drinking water, and potentially increasing the value of the property.

UV Water Filtration Systems

  • An ultraviolet water filter, otherwise known as a UV water purifier or a UV water sterilizer, is an effective system for killing bacteria, viruses and other living organisms that are sometimes found in drinking water.

Acid Neutralizers

  • Acid neutralizers (or pH neutralizers) are used to raise the pH of your water. Acidic water will deteriorate copper pipes and eventually cause pin hole leaks. When you have acidic/low pH water, metals like copper and lead from your plumbing system can leach into the water supply in your home. Raising the pH of the acidic water eliminates acidic water’s adverse effects.

Reverse Osmosis Systems

  • Reverse Osmosis is a water purification process, which removes contaminants from the water supply and creates ultra-pure water for drinking and cooking. It will remediate arsenic, uranium, PFAS, sodium chloride and many other contaminants.

Well Water Chlorination

  • This is the first step in treating a well with bacteria. The well and all of the plumbing in the house is treated with chlorine. The chlorine is left in the well for 24 hours after which it is pumped out and retested.

Carbon Filters

  • Carbon filters absorb contaminants and impurities in water. This absorption removes chemicals and physical sediment from the water. Carbon is often used for radon removal.

Well Extension

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  • Installation

Well Extension

Well owners may wish to raise the casing elevation of a water well that is at or below grade. Above-ground wells are more likely to avoid contamination through runoff, are easier to maintain, and do not become overgrown with grass or hidden under ground covers.

Well extensions also protect your well from external elements such as rainwater and debris that can contaminate your drinking water. This ensures that your family has access to clean and safe water.

A well extension can also increase the overall value of your property, making it a smart investment for homeowners.

 

technician wearing green conducting a well inspection

 

  • Visual Inspection
  • Functional Tests
  • Analysis

Well Inspection

When purchasing a home, you will need and want to have an inspection. Although an inspector will inspect the well, it is not a detailed inspection for well health.

We inspect for and give a detailed report on:

 

  • Analysis of water pump’s condition
  • Ohm average and mega Ohms
  • Flow rate test
  • Yield test
  • Visual inspection
  • Corrective & recommended actions
  • Water quality tests