Maintenance Checklist for Your Well Water System

Water well companies, like Ackerson Pump Company, are available for routine water well maintenance and installations in addition to water well emergencies. However, they can’t be at your home or business 24/7 waiting for a problem to appear. We’ve created this water well maintenance checklist, based on recommendations from the New Jersey Ground Water Association, so you can take preventative action by checking your water well system periodically and knowing what to look for in the event there’s a problem. … Continued

Do Water Pressure Tanks Really Make a Difference?

A water tank is one of those things that we don’t really notice until there’s something wrong. We simply turn on the faucet and water appears. We take showers, wash dishes, water gardens, and do laundry. You may be wondering if water tanks really do make a big difference. The answer is yes, they do. Ackerson Pump Company has been servicing and installing water tanks since 1969. We have seen just how much of a difference these crucial pieces of … Continued

What You Need to Know before Buying a Home with Well Water

Are you looking for a home in Passaic County? Before you purchase a home that uses well water, there are a few important things you should know. There are different parts that need to be maintained and various signs to watch for in the event of a well water issue. The team at Ackerson Pump Company recommends educating yourself on the areas below before purchasing a home with a well.Have the Water TestedBefore you move in, you need to make … Continued

4 FAQs about Water Well Inspections

Are you looking to buy a home with a well? Perhaps it’s been a while since you’ve had the well inspected at your current home. Whatever situation you find yourself in, having a water well inspection is an essential part of home ownership. At Ackerson Pump Company, we inspect wells across Morris County and all surrounding areas. If you’ve never had your well inspected, check out these four frequently asked questions to help you understand our well inspection process.

Various Options for Submersible Well-Pumps

If you need to install a submersible well pump on your Bergen County property, you may not be sure what type is best for you and your family. There are two basic types of submersible pumps, and each comes with several available options. At Ackerson Pump Company, we understand that each family has different needs in regard to their water supply. Whether consistent water flow is important or accessible electrical components are a must, there is a range of options … Continued

5 Potential Problems Caused by Well Water

While issues can be found in all water systems, including city-run systems, private wells typically have their own set of problems. A few of these well water dilemmas provide us with several indications there’s a problem, such as mineral stains, foul tastes and odors, and dry, itchy skin. There may also be no sign of trouble with your well water until you need to call a well repair service like Ackerson Pump Company. Knowing what signs to watch for will … Continued

Water Tank Replacement: 3 Signs You May Need to Replace Yours

How do you know if your water tank needs to be replaced? Most of the time, you’re not aware of a problem until you’re suddenly out of water. There are some unmistakable indications that your home’s water tank may be on the fritz. At Ackerson Pump Company, we recommend watching for these three signs that your water tank may need to be replaced sooner rather than later.

How to Troubleshoot a Well Pump That’s Not Working Properly

It can be so frustrating to wake up, get in the shower, and turn the faucet on to have zero water coming out. Before you get upset over not having water in your home, take a moment to check and see if there’s an easy fix. At Ackerson Pump Company, we suggest following these tips to troubleshoot your well pump. Hopefully, it’s a simple adjustment and you’ll be enjoying that hot shower in no time.

3 Things to Look For in a Professional Well Inspector

When you need a professional well inspector for your Morris County home, you can rely on the qualified and licensed inspectors at Ackerson Pump Company. We understand how wells work, and can conduct any repairs needed on your well or related systems. Be sure you are hiring a qualified well inspector who is both licensed and educated in well water systems and can also repair any of the components or equipment associated with a private well.

What Type of Maintenance Does a Submersible Pump Need?

Submersible pumps, just like any other machine, need regular maintenance if they are to work correctly and last as long as possible. The average lifespan of a submersible pump is typically ten years. Here at Ackerson Pump Company, our submersible well pumps last anywhere from 18 to 20 years. With proper maintenance and professional repairs, your submersible pump could last this long too. Follow the maintenance guidelines below to keep your pump in top-notch condition.