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.
Your home’s plumbing depends on a working water pump. Therefore, you want to take good care of it so it can stay in good condition. The last thing you want is to go to the faucet or step in the shower only to discover you have no running wanter. To keep your water pump in good shape, consider these tips from our crew at Ackerson Pump Company.
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
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
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.
You’ve been delaying the inevitable for a while now, just hoping your water pump issues would go away on their own or that a simple repair job would keep it going. However, you think your water pump may finally be on its way out. Is it time for water pump replacement?
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
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.
You recently purchased a new home in Bergen County, NJ, and you’re so excited to start putting your own touches on it. However, before you start setting up your nest, it’s a good idea to make sure everything is in good running order—including your water well. Often, you don’t get a thorough well inspection with your home inspection, so it’s wise of you to go the extra mile and check things out. The good news is that getting a well … Continued
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