Your water pump performs an essential function—you need water to live, and your pump makes sure you always have a steady supply. Because they serve such an important purpose, water pumps are designed to last for a long time. However, nothing can last forever, and sooner or later, you will need to get your pump replaced.
In this article, our team at Clark Pump Service will go over a few ways to tell when your pump has reached the end of its lifespan to help you know when to arrange for a water pump replacement.
- Dirty or Contaminated Water- The water that comes out of your faucets and showerheads should be clean and colorless. If you start to see dirty water instead, then your water pump may be the source of the problem. Dirty, rusty, or otherwise contaminated water is a sign that you may need a water pump replacement, and you should call our professionals to have us come take a look at your system if you notice this problem in your home.
- Decreased Water Pressure- Another way to tell if you need water pump replacement is to pay attention to the water pressure in your home—if you notice that it starts to decrease, then your pump is probably the reason behind the change. You will know that something is definitely wrong if the water from your taps or showers reduces to a mere trickle or if your faucets start to “spit” air before the water starts flowing.