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Kekoskee Well Pump Service

Causes & Solutions to Poor Well Water Pressure in Kekoskee

Dirty Aerators - Well Pump Service Might Be Needed

Are your aerators clean? Dirty faucet aerators can typically be the cause of low water flow at the sink in homes in Kekoskee. Aerators can build up with hard water calcium and many times plug up with small pieces of sand and grit particles. To clean, simply remove the aerators and soak them overnight in undiluted vinegar. Then, rinse them off while gently brushing them with a fine copper brush or stiff bristle tooth brush to remove any remaining debris. Put them back on the faucet and test the water pressure...a quick and easy solution to low water flow.

 

Conditioner Needs Service

Water softening and iron removal equipment can frequently be a cause of low water flow. A common complaint, from Kekoskee residence, found with water conditioners is that the pressure may in the beginning be adequate, but then drops down to a trickle. Most water conditioners have a bypass valve installed in the piping system. When bypassed you may notice water pressure increase in the residence. Often times, poor 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 potential resolution is that your pressure tank may need maintenance. Over time the air and water mixture can become unbalanced, 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 Kekoskee place? Are they copper, CPVC or galvanized? Often, older dwellings have galvanized piping 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 town to town. Older piping, whether galvanized or copper will plug 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 situations, 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 Kekoskee dwelling.

 

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

 

If you're tired of having your home's water pressure reduce to to a trickle when multiple 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 Kekoskee for over fifty years. We have helped lots of people with reduced water pressure 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 Kekoskee, WI