3 FAQs about Your Well Water System

At Ackerson Pump Company, we specialize in all things water wells, water tanks, and pumps. We get a fair number of questions from our customers and the general community, especially from individuals who recently purchased a home with a well. We’re glad to help out our Sussex, Bergen, and Morris County neighbors, so feel free to call us anytime. However, for your general reference, we’ve compiled a few of the most common questions we get.

What to Do in a Water Pump Emergency

You get up early to make sure you have everything done before you have to head out the door. The kids (or perhaps your cute and ever-faithful feline) are still snoozing, leaving you just enough time to get a quick shower before lunches have to be packed or that first email needs to be sent. You climb into the shower and turn the knob—nothing happens. You crank it up even more, but not more than a few drips come out. … Continued

3 Questions to Ask Your Well Inspector

If you own a Sussex County home that has a water well, you probably know that it’s a good idea to have your well and water tank inspected regularly. Our recommendation at Ackerson Pump Company is to first check your water tank’s manufacturer recommendations for regular service. They usually include good directions for home owners, but if that isn’t clear (or you lost the manual a long time ago), try to have your well and tank inspected at least every … Continued

How Often Should I Have My Water Tank Serviced?

At Ackerson Pump Company, we get a lot of questions from our customers about keeping their water tanks in top working condition. Like our customers, you want to keep your water tank running well to avoid costly repairs or a complete replacement. Part of that equation is preventative maintenance from our qualified crew.

3 Reasons To Choose Ackerson Pump Company

Your home needs a new water tank or submersible well pump. However, you know that if it isn’t done right, you could open your home up to a host of potential damage or ongoing issues. You want to choose a company that specializes in all things water pumps and water tanks and who also has a solid reputation in the community—and rightly so. If we just described you, we think you’ve come to the right place here at Ackerson Pump Company. … Continued

Schedule a New Home Water Tank Inspection

When you’re buying a new home, you want to make sure you know what you’re purchasing—especially if the home has had previous occupants or is an older home. Most people opt for a home inspection that checks out the basic condition of the house. However, if the home has a water tank that’s several years old, you may want to make an purchase offer that is also contingent on a water tank inspection or water tank replacement.

Why Choose a Submersible Pump?

Your water pump is on the fritz. However, one trip to the local home improvement store overwhelms you with the number of options available. A submersible pump catches your eye, but how do you know whether this pump is best? Don’t stress. Let’s discover what a submersible pump even is and why some homeowners choose this type of pump. A submersible water pump is a single-unit, self-contained well pump that installers place directly into the water well. You can find … Continued

3 Little-Known Water Pump Facts

Most Sussex County homeowners don’t give a second thought to their water pumps until something goes wrong and they call our team at Ackerson Pump Company. However, proper use and knowledge of a water pump can help you take care of it and extend its life. Consider these lesser-known water pump facts and how they might help you make the most of your home’s water pump system. 1. A water pump is not one-size-fits-all. Each home has its own unique … Continued

How to Hire a Well Inspector

Wouldn’t it be great if you could just pick any well inspection company and trust that they know what they’re doing with your water tank or well pump? Unfortunately, not all well inspectors provide the same level of customer service and attention to detail. So how can you choose between the quality inspectors and the “not-so-much”? Ackerson Pump Company of New Jersey has five suggestions for how to hire a good well inspector for your next water tank or water … Continued

What To Expect at Water Tank Service

When was the last time you had your water tank serviced? (Have you ever had a professional take a look at your water tank?) To keep your water tank functioning properly, we at Ackerson Pump Company of Sussex, NJ recommend that you have your tank serviced every two to three years. Here’s what you can expect during your water tank service appointment.