Without a working well pump, you won’t have fresh water for your home. Regular well pump maintenance is key, but just like any appliance, you may experience a malfunction from time to time. If you have a problem, there are generally two options: repair the pump or replace it. Pinckney Well Drilling and Geothermal provides both well repair and well pump replacement in Beaufort, SC and surrounding areas. Although you always need a professional to take a look, here are some general guidelines about which solution might be right for you.

When a repair might be what you need…

Just like with anything else around your home, you’d prefer to get your well pump repaired if you can. Generally speaking, well pump repairs will be less than a complete replacement. Of course, the nature of the problem will determine if it can be fixed. Minor problems with the motor or a small amount of hardware damage can usually be repaired.

Signs it’s time to replace it…

If you have a larger problem with the motor or other mechanical part, it could cause your well pump to fail. Other signs that you may need a well pump replacement include fluctuating water pressure, spikes in water bills, and dirty water.

It’s worth noting that any reputable company offering well pump replacement in Beaufort, SC will do their very best to repair things before they replace them. However, if we see that a repair will only fix the situation temporarily, we’ll recommend replacement. Repeated repairs will often cost you more money in the long run, not to mention the inconvenience of having an unreliable water supply. Even worse, a damaged well pump could cause your water to become contaminated.

Don’t take a chance. Call the technicians at Pinckney Well Drilling and Geothermal as soon as you suspect a problem.