How Often Should I Have My Well Water Tested?

A close-up of a pipette dropping a clear liquid into a glass tube.

Regularly ensuring that your home’s water is safe to drink is an important part of being a responsible well owner. While the Environmental Protection Agency and many other state and township guidelines strongly encourage homeowners to test their well water regularly, there are no legal requirements in place, meaning that your water’s safety and drinkability […]

Important Factors to Consider Before Choosing a Water Filtration System

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With water being such an essential part of your daily routine, you are justified in being concerned about the safety of your well water. You wouldn’t want to wash dishes, drink, or cook with contaminated water. Unfortunately, well water can be rife with contaminants such as bacteria, lead, and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). For this […]

How to Tell if Your Well Is Frozen — and What to Do About It

frozen metal pipes

While winter is the time of beautiful snowfalls and family trips to the mountains, it’s also the time for peculiar plumbing issues. If you’ve ever turned on the faucet for a much-needed hot shower on a cold day and only got a trickle of water, you likely know the struggle of having frozen pipes. While […]

Tips for Keeping Your Well From Running Dry

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Water is essential for your everyday life for many daily tasks like cleaning, cooking, and personal hygiene. If you depend on a well for your household’s water supply, you’re probably already used to the unique requirements and quirks of this particular water source. However, nothing can prepare you to turn on the faucet and feel […]

So Your Home’s Well Water Is Contaminated — Now What?

Water tap faucet with flowing contaminated muddy and dirty water in a white bathroom sink.

When it comes to residential well systems, ensuring that the water supply remains uncontaminated becomes crucial. Homeowners can receive a wealth of benefits from well water use throughout their homes. Your residential well provides your home with both drinking water and water for your various appliances throughout the house. Sinks, washers, dryers, and showers all […]

When Should I Chlorinate My Commercial Property’s Water Well?

A laundromat with open washing machines and people.

When a business depends on a well for its water supply, the well water must be sanitary to prevent people from getting sick. Well water must be safe for drinking, cooking, bathing, and washing hands. Child care centers, laundromats, residential rentals, restaurants, and car washes are businesses that must offer clean, safe water. Paramount Well […]

Advantages of Open Loop Geothermal Systems for Your Home or Business

diagram of open loop geothermal system

Groundwater wells provide a continuous, clean water supply for homeowners, farmers, and business owners in rural areas and cities where wells are permitted. One of the most attractive aspects of groundwater wells versus municipal water is that utilizing a well is exceptionally cost-effective. While well water on its own offers a host of benefits, well […]

What’s the Difference Between Drip Irrigation and Sprinkler Systems?

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Determining the best watering system for your lawn or landscaping depends on several factors. For example, expansive tree-less lawns would benefit from a sprinkler system. Landscaped areas consisting of many small trees, bushes, and ornamental plants would benefit from drip irrigation. In some cases, property owners may need both drip irrigation and sprinkler systems.