Have you noticed the well water from your taps pulsating instead of flowing steadily?
Your well water pump brings water up from your well to distribute it throughout your home. Therefore, your pump is a vital component of your plumbing. However, when water is pulsating out of your taps, this points to a couple of potential problems with your well water pump.
In this blog post, we’ll discuss what could be causing this issue and, importantly, what you can do about it. Keep reading!
What Causes Well Water to Pulsate?
Usually, well water pulsates when there isn’t enough air pressure in the tank. The two parts that regulate this pressure are the electric pressure switch and the internal air bladder inside the water tank. If either of them is malfunctioning, this can cause the water from your taps to pulsate rather than flow steadily.
What Can I Do?
Don’t let the pulsing continue, as prolonged water surges like this can damage your water lines and plumbing fixtures.
You can check your air pressure yourself, but it will take some tools and knowledge of how the well works. If you rent your home, it’s best to call the landlord. If you own the home and the well, we recommend calling a professional to come and check the air pressure inside your water tank.
Most well pump specialists will know what to look for. They’ll thoroughly inspect your entire pump mechanism, checking both parts that regulate your air pressure for signs of malfunction.
For inspections and repairs like this around Valatie, Albany, Grafton, and beyond, call Goold Wells & Pumps for knowledgeable and professional service. Give us a call today so we can fix it for you!