Additional Services

 

 

Wells

While we don’t drill wells anymore, we have an established long term partnership  with a well driller, and can seamlessly provide you with a new well, pump system, excavation services and water treatment.  These services are available for a new home, existing home or even redrilling an existing well.  Just give us a call and we can help.

 

Complete Water Testing Service

We will come to your home, pick up samples and deliver directly to the lab.

We test for all water issues, including bacteria, lead, Radon, Uranium.

 

Excavation services

We have our own excavator and operator to provide well line trenching, well head repair and water tank burial.  We also install dry well systems for water treatment discharge.  This is all done in house as we handle all of the permitting and Call Before You Dig requirements.  This means no subcontractors to get involved.  We do the digging, make the repair or install and backfill.  Same crew handles it all.

 

Well head

Connecticut and New York have established minimum code heights requirements for well head access.  All wells from 1970 and newer should be at least 12” above ground.  If your well is not accessible, 12” above ground or you don’t even know where it is, give us a call.  We can find your well with location equipment  and raise the casing to code. The time to do,this work is BEFORE you have a no water emergency on a weekend.

 

Well Cap

A very important component to keeping your well sanitary is a vermin proof well cap.  Old style vented caps allow everything from spiders to mice to enter your well head.   They can damage the electrical wires and contaminate your water supply.    If you are unsure of what the condition of your well head is. Just give us a call.

 

Low Yield Wells and Pump Protection

If you have a well that occasionally runs out of water or you would like to protect your pump system from burning out due to a leaking toilet, install a PumpTec low water cutoff.  This is an electrical component that senses when the well pump is about to run out of water.   This device will shut the well pump off.  An internal timer will automatically turn the well pump back on after the well has been allowed to fill.  These devices are cheap insurance as opposed to the major costs of a well pump replacement.

 

Sump Pumps

If you have a sump pump in your basement, you should check it at least every year, and replace it every 3-5 years.  If your sump pump is not hooked up to an outlet that is on a generator, you should consider a battery backup system or an inverter system.   These will power your sump pumps even if you don’t have power in the house.  Most power outages are during stormy weather, which is when you need your sump pump to work.  If you don’t have power, you don’t have a sump pump.

 

Flood Protection

Consider investing a flood protection device.  There are a multitude of devices that can detect water leaking on the floor and shut down the well system.  There are auto valves that can shut the main water supply off.  You may even get an home insurance discount after the installation is completed.

 

 

To schedule an appointment, contact us at 203-322-6300 or 914-764-4600 or email us at  info@churykcompany.com

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