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Astico Well Pump Service

Causes & Solutions to Poor Well Water Flow in Astico

Dirty Aerators - Well Pump Service Might Be Needed

Are your aerators clean? Dirty faucet aerators can typically be the cause of poor water flow at the sink in houses in Astico. Aerators can build up with hard water deposits and often times plug up with small pieces of stuff. To clean, simply remove the aerators and soak them overnight in undiluted vinegar. Next, rinse them off while gently brushing them with a fine copper brush or stiff bristle tooth brush to remove any remaining particles. Attach again to the faucet and test the water pressure...a quick and easy solution to poor water flow.

 

Conditioning Equipment Needs Service

Water softening and iron elimination equipment can often be a cause of poor water pressure. A frequently criticism, from Astico residence, found with water conditioners is that the flow may in the beginning be adequate, but then reduces down to a trickle. Most water conditioners have a bypass valve installed in the piping system. When bypassed you may notice water flow pick up in the residence. Often times, reduced water pressure is a result of water conditioning equipment needing some level of service.

Well Pump Service Can Fix Conditioners Full of Air

Do you hear your well pump kick on and off frequently, or more often than you think that it should? A possible solution is that your pressure tank may need to be serviced. Over time the air and water mixture gets out of balance, this is referred to as "short cycling" causing the submersible well pump to turn on and off frequently. This short cycling situation can cause damage to your submersible well pump or your shallow well jet pump. If proper service and maintenance is not performed, your well pump can have a shorter life.

Plugged Older Piping - Good Idea to Schedule Well Pump Service

What type of water piping do you have in your Astico home? Are they copper, CPVC or galvanized? Frequently, older houses have galvanized pipes for the water supply and many of these houses also have galvanized pipes going in and out of the pressure tank as well. Well water can vary in hardness and iron, and it changes from place to place. Older pipes, whether galvanized or copper will stop up with hard water calcium or iron build up. This causes a decrease in the flow of the water resulting in poor water flow and pressure. In some cases, when we change a small section of the pipes around the pressure tank area, it will increase the amount of water and pressure you receive in your Astico home.

 

However, knowing what type of water piping you have can be only half of the reason for poor water flow. The size or diameter of your water pipes can also be a cause of low water pressure in your house. Plumbing codes in Astico have changed over time, including the proper size of water piping to use. Depending on the year your dwelling was built, you could be dealing with a dual cause for your poor pressure.

 

If you're tired of having your residence water flow reduce to to a trickle when several people are using water, or when using a lawn sprinkler you feel you could do a better job with a watering can...we can help! There is no reason to have these annoyances in your home. There can be many reasons for poor water flow in your home, and the plumbers at Austin Plumbing has been servicing plumbing and well pump systems in Astico for over 50 years. We have helped many homeowners with reduced water flow problems and water quality issues.

 

Contact us today to schedule one of our top talented plumbing technicians for well pump service- 262-367-3808

Improve your well water pressure & increase water flow in your home near Astico, WI