How to Know When Your Well Needs Servicing

Here are some basic signs to look for in your well water. If any of these signs are persistent and annoying, you will need to look for Well Service West Bend.

Unpleasant Taste

Well water than has an unpleasant taste could be due to things such as magnesium chloride, magnesium bicarb or even metallic compounds. Any of these things can make your well water taste yucky. Odors are similar in that they come from things such as flora decay. Professional water well service providers can test your well water and determine the cause of the unpleasant odor and taste. After a proper diagnosis is determined, they can service your well and hopefully eliminate the cause of these annoying things.

Abnormal Odors

Weird odors contained in your well water can be caused by several different factors. The most common odor that many well users complain of is that of rotten eggs. This odor is caused by hydrogen sulfide. It can sometimes be more noticeable with cold water and sometimes with hot. There are also many types of algae that can cause your well water to have an unpleasant smell.


Iron is another problem that can come into play when you have well water. Too much iron in your well water is very annoying. The iron makes stains on everything the water touches. You may see brown or rusty like stains in your toilet, sinks, tubs, washers and dishwashers. There are measures that can be taken by well water service providers that can help filter and sometimes completely eliminate the presence of excessive iron in your well water.

If any of these or all of these signs appear in your well water system, it’s best to consult a well water professional who can service your well. They can help return your water to it’s original state and also use methods that could prevent future problems with your well water.

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