Is my well pump or pressure tank bad?

Is my well pump or pressure tank bad?

How to know if your well pump or pressure tank is bad.

Common Indicators

Pressure Tank

  • Fluctuating Water Pressure (Check pressure gauge)
  • Water-Logged Pressure Tank

waterlogged pressure tank

How to check to see if your pressure tank is waterlogged

  1. Knock on the pressure tank below and above the bladder or roughly 4″ from the top of the tank and 8″ from the bottom. (picture 2)
  2. If the knock sounds the same (full), the tank is waterlogged (The tank should sound hollow above the bladder).

Well Pump

  • Low Water Pressure
  • Tripping Breaker
  • No Running Water
  • Fluctuating Water Pressure

Contact us right away if you experience any of these symptoms!

View our pressure tank gallery and Pressure Tank Replacement information page!

One of our most important jobs is emergency response. Whether we are dealing with current or new customers, businesses or home warranty company clients, if you have no water or low pressure we are here to help, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

If you have No Water please call us 301-854-1333 or email

Bad Pressure Tank Replacement

Every week we respond to many no water or low pressure calls. We replace broken, old or corroded well pumps, waterlogged pressure tanks, broken control centers for constant pressure system and thousands of feet of pipe and wire.

Bad Well Pump Replacement

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