How to Adjust a Well Pressure Switch Fast!

How Do I Increase Water Pressure In my Water Tank? If you use water from a well and the current water pressure is low or you would like to increase it especially if you have a sprinkler system, you will need to adjust the pressure switch’s cut-in and cut-off pressure. A pressure switch is the … Read more

How to Replace/Install a Well Pump Pressure Switch

How Do I Replace My Water Pressure Switch? A pressure switch is responsible for turning the well pump on and off as the water pressure inside the pressure tank changes. Just like any other mechanical component, it is bound to wear out, and will therefore need to be replaced from time to time. The signs … Read more

How to Check and Adjust Your Well Tank’s Pressure

How Much Pressure Should a Well Pressure Tank Have? Whenever you are experiencing low water pressure from a well and the pump is not the problem, it is always a good idea to investigate the pressure tank. Just like the air in your car tires, the air pressure inside the tank’s chamber will decrease with … Read more

How to Air Charge a Waterlogged Pressure Tank

How Do You Fix a Waterlogged Pressure Tank? There are 3 types of well pressure tanks. You will either have the old galvanized (air-over-water) pressure tank or the more modern bladder or diaphragm pressure tank. More on that in this post. With bladder and diaphragm pressure tanks, there is a clear barrier between the water … Read more

Is My Pressure Tank Bad? The 4 Signs to Look For

How Do I know if I Need a New Pressure Tank? The average lifespan of a well pressure tank is 15 years. This will however depend on the quality of the tank, water quality and whether the tank is properly sized. Pressure tanks can last for a short as 5 years or as long as … Read more

Types of Pressure Tanks: Bladder, Diaphragm, Galvanized

If you use water from a well, you very well know how important a good pressure tank is. A pressure tank that works perfectly well for someone will not necessarily be the best choice for you. The are 3 types of pressure tanks. These are air-over-water, bladder and diaphragm pressure tanks. Bladder and diaphragm pressure … Read more

How a Well Pressure Tank Works – with Diagrams

If you use water from a well, a pressure tank and pump are 2 of the most important equipment in your well water system. Without any of those or if one of them is faulty then you will have no water in your house. Pressure tanks store and supply water to your house under pressure … Read more

How to Size a Pressure Tank – Factors to Consider

What Size of Pressure Tank Should I Get? It is not unusual to experience low water pressure in the house for people on a well system just because the pressure tank capacity cannot cope with the water demand in the house. This is why it important to buy a pressure tank that can supply your … Read more

Low Water Pressure in Your Well System? 6 things to Do

What Causes Low Water Pressure in a Well System? Low water pressure in the house can be very frustrating especially when you need to run several fixtures at ago. It is easier to troubleshoot low pressure if you get water from the city supply pipes but a little harder if you use water from a … Read more

The 6 Clear Signs You Need a New Well Pump

How Do I Know if My Well Pump is Bad? Getting water from a well is very convenient and inexpensive. You are always guaranteed of constant water in your house without having to worry about monthly water bills. It is however not without its cost. Repairs and maintenance to start with are not cheap. One … Read more