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Fox Lake Junction Well Pump Service

Causes & Solutions to Low Well Water Pressure in Fox Lake Junction

Clogged Aerators - Well Pump Service Might Be Needed

Are your aerators clean? Dirty faucet aerators can commonly be the cause of reduced water pressure at the sink in residences in Fox Lake Junction. Aerators can accumulate up with hard water deposits and many times plug up with small pieces of sand and grit particles. To unplug, simply remove the aerators and soak them overnight in straight 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 flow...a quick and easy solution to poor water flow.

 

Conditioner Needs Service

Water softening and iron elimination equipment can frequently be a cause of bad water pressure. A common complaint, from Fox Lake Junction residence, found with water conditioning equipment is that the pressure may when new be adequate, but then reduces down to a trickle. Most water conditioning equipment have a bypass valve installed in the piping system. When bypassed you may notice water pressure pick up in the residence. Frequently, low water pressure is a result of water conditioning equipment needing some level of service.

Well Pump Service Can Fix Conditioning Equipment 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 resolution 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 condition 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 pipes do you have in your Fox Lake Junction home? Are they copper, CPVC or galvanized? Often, older homes have galvanized piping for the water supply and many of these homes 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 city to city. Older pipes, whether galvanized or copper will plug up with hard water calcium or iron build up. This causes a reduction in the flow of the water resulting in poor water flow and pressure. In some cases, when we change a small section of the piping around the pressure tank area, it will increase the amount of water and pressure you receive in your Fox Lake Junction dwelling.

 

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 bad water flow in your dwelling. Plumbing codes in Fox Lake Junction have changed over the years, including the proper size of water piping to use. Depending on the year your house was built, you could be dealing with a dual cause for your poor pressure.

 

If you're tired of having your house's 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 irritating situations in your house. There can be many reasons for poor water pressure in your dwelling, and the plumbers at Austin Plumbing has been servicing plumbing and well pump systems in Fox Lake Junction for over 50 years. We have assisted many homeowners with poor water pressure problems and water quality issues.

 

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

Improve your well water pressure & increase water flow in your home near Fox Lake Junction, WI