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Posted on Friday, February 23, 2018 by

6 Tips for Every Sump Pump Owner Should Know

In today’s blog we would like to give you some tips that can help you save time and money when it comes to your sump pump system. 1. Test your sump pump regularly. Pour enough water into the sump pit to raise the float that engages the pump. The pump should remove the water from the pit and shut itself off in a matter of seconds. Ensure that the float moves freely. Take note of where your check valve is. The check valve will stop the water from running back down the discharge pipe, through the...

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Posted on Friday, February 16, 2018 by

7 Things Every Jet Pump Owner Should Know

In today’s blog we would like to give you some tips that can help you save time and money when it comes to your jet pump system. 1. Swap your pressure switch with a low pressure cut off for cheap pump protection. A pressure switch with a low pressure cut off will detect when the source is dry and shut off the pump. This inexpensive option can save your pump from burning up. Write your wiring diagram on your pressure switch cap. Also, write your pressure settings on the switch cap and on your...

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Posted on Monday, February 12, 2018 by

30/50 or 40/60 PSI: What pressure to set your system to

If you have a private well water system, your pressure switch is an integral component. The pressure switch tells the pump that delivers water to your home when to turn on and off. When the pressure in the system drops to a preset low setting the pump will turn on (commonly known as the cut-on pressure). When the pressure in the system rises to the preset high setting the pump will turn off (commonly known as the cut-off pressure). For example, at 40/60 the pump will turn on when system...

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Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by

8 Tip for Every Sewage or Effluent Pump Owner

In today’s blog we give you some tips that can help save time and money when it comes to your sewage or effluent pump. 1. What is the pressure? Take a pressure reading when your pump is first installed so that you have a benchmark in the event that something goes wrong. Check for faulty check valves, pump, leaks, etc. If you are not sure how to check the pressure you can view our YouTube video by clicking here: 8 Things Every Sewage/Effluent Pump Owner Should Know2. Keep your pump data in an...

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Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by

7 Things Every Submersible Well Pump Owner Needs to Know

In today’s blog we would like to give you some tips that can help you save time and money when it comes to your private well water system. Write or keep critical information in your control box such as:Pump brand and model number, date installed, set depth, installer/service technician name and contact infoTake an amp reading while the system is running. Be sure to keep your test method consistent. Keep all related documents, like your well driller report, in a ziploc bag near your pump control...

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