Well Pumps

Pump Systems

 

 We carry a complete line of professional grade pumps engineered to accommodate any system residential or commercial.  No pump job is too big or too small.  For deeper wells, we have a 5-ton pump hoist truck.

 

Pumps

 

There are two main types of pumps for general household use:
 

  • Submersible pumps – installed inside a well to pump water to the surface and then to a pressure tank.

  • Jet pumps – installed above ground drawing water to the surface through a vacuum process. Jet pump systems are typically used only in shallow well and cistern applications.

 

 

Below are signs that you may have a problem with your well pump or pressure tank. If you are experiencing any of the following please call us today for a free quote:

 

  • Fluctuations in water pressure

  • Strange noises or rapid clicking sounds coming from the tank

  • Spitting faucets

  • Scalding shower water

  • High electric bills

 

 

 

Sump Pumps

A sump pump sits in the basement, either beneath (in the case of a submersible pump) or above the floor. It pumps out water that collects in the sump basin, discharging it to the outdoors.

 

Choosing a Sump Pump

If your water problem is serious (e.g., a high water table that gets higher when it rains), there’s no getting around it: you’re going to need a sump pump. Here are some quick tips on choosing the right one for your needs:

  • Choose a submersible pump over a pedestal pump if your sump basin has space. Submersible pumps allow the sump pit to be covered with a lid, reducing pump noise and stopping debris from falling into the pit. An airtight lid also helps keep moist air from being released into your home.

  • Buy a pump with a cast iron core, not one made of plastic. Cast iron helps to dissipate heat to the surrounding water, lengthening the life of the pump.

  • To minimize the chance of clogs, the pump should have a no-screen intake design coupled with an impeller that can handle solids up to ½-inch in diameter.

  • The switch should be mechanical, not a pressure switch, and the float should be solid so it can’t become waterlogged, fail to switch off, and burn out the pump.

  • Look for one with an alarm to alert you when the water reaches a certain level.

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