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Well Pump Service in Silver Spring, MD & Montgomery County

Montgomery County has a wide variety of homes, and not all of them are connected to the Silver Spring civic water system to provide them with their water needs. Some homes still rely on wells, which have the advantage of being self-dependent and avoid the problem of running pipelines out to a rural or distant locale. But wells have their own issues, and it’s the responsibility of the homeowner to resolve them when it happens. Good plumbing services could be the only thing between you and a serious problem with your well water.

Take the issue of well pumps, for instance. We’re well past the point of well buckets and ladles here in the 21st century, and a well pump provides you with pressure and movement to deliver the water to your faucet without problems. But it needs to be installed the right way and the same service needs to be there for repair, maintenance and replacement as well. At Mallick Plumbing & Heating we’re your local service contractor of choice because we take those extra steps to make things work the right way. Contact our team today to discuss your issue in depth.

We had used other plumbing companies in the past, but Mallick has been the best by far.

- Mike C.

Well Pumps: Old Ways vs. New Ways

Well pumps have been around for a long time, but the technology of how they work has changed—and for the better. Older well pumps do not use constant pressure. This type of pump turns on to raise the pressure in the tank whenever it drops too low, and then shuts off when it reaches a set level. These older pumps often resulted in low water pressure throughout a home or fluctuations in pressure whenever more than one fixture was on at a time. New well pumps, however, are constant pressure systems: the speed of the pump regulates to meet water demands in the home and maintain constant pressure levels. The house receives a steady supply of water at the same pressure, eliminating problems from having more than one fixture on.

Call Us When It’s Time for a New Well Pump Installation or Replacement

Sinking a well is just one part of a good well installation. Once you have it, you need to install a proper well pump, along with filters and numerous other components. In many cases here in Silver Spring, we’re dealing with existing well pumps that simply need replacing.

Either way, you need a service that knows not only how to install or replace a well pump, but any of the ancillary components such as pump tanks and constant pressure controllers. At Mallick Plumbing & Heating, we’ll examine your entire system carefully, then make a recommendation for installation, replacement or whatever else your specific system needs. That’s our promise to you with every plumbing operation we undertake!

Well Pump Repairs Can’t Wait

The difficulty with well pumps is that they can shut your entire Silver Spring home down if they encounter trouble. It might be that the well tanks rupture, or the constant pressure controllers malfunction. It may simply be a lack of fuel or electricity that’s shutting them down. But Mallick Plumbing & Heating knows that you need to fix the root of the problem, as well as the symptoms.

More importantly, we need to do it quickly, lest your home be left without water for cooking and cleaning. Contact us today the minute you spot a problem with the pump tanks or any other issue with your well pump!

Well Pump Maintenance in Montgomery County

It’s one thing to fix a leak in your well tanks or similar issue with your well pump. It’s quite another to spot the signs of such a problem and make preemptive repairs instead of having to deal with a big mess after a serious breakdown. Annual maintenance sessions from Mallick Plumbing & Heating can do amazing things for preventing potential repairs, and when your system is serviced once or twice a year, it can help extend its life a great deal. Call us today to find out more!

Tips for any season.

Consider replacing a water heater more than 15 years old. (The first four numbers of the serial number represent the month and year it was made.) Newer water heaters are more energy efficient and Make sure all of the faucets in the kitchen, bathrooms and basement are not leaking or dripping – this includes the water spout and the hot/cold handles.

1-Year warranty on new installations.

30-days warranty on repairs.

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