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THE SKILLINGS BLOG

The knowledge center for well drilling, water treatment & testing, FAQs, tips and know-how.

Massachusetts homeowners know that water bans and the high cost of water bills can make having a beautiful green lawn and garden in the summer a challenge. If you have a lawn irrigation system, want to get one, or simply want to save money on your summer water bills, an irrigation well might be for you.

Flooding in your basements will not only damage valuable items, it can also destroy flooring and furniture in finished basements, lead to structural damage in your home and cause mold infestations that are difficult to remove. Basement flooding isn’t always the result of a heavy rain. Flooding can also result from leaks and malfunctions in your home’s water system, especially for homeowners with a basement and water well. Fixing the long list of problems that can come from even an inch of water in your basement can cost homeowners thousands of dollars.

Drilling a well for your home is one of the most important decisions you as a homeowner will have to make. The well will supply water for drinking, bathing and washing your clothes for years to come. Making sure the well is properly installed at the correct depth and tested accurately for water quality are keys to ensuring a long life for your well.

Bacteria contamination can indicate a serious problem with your well water system, so proper testing techniques are important to properly identify the problem. Here we’ll review the common causes of bacteria contamination and provide tips on how to get the most accurate results on your water test.