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Well Pump Repair Services In Your Area

How much do well pump repair services typically cost?

  • Ashburn, VA Average
  • Typical Range
    $561 - $2,142
  • Low End - High End
    $200 - $3,900

A well pump, also called a water well pump, is the mechanism used to pump water up from a well. These are commonly found in country homes which aren't connected to a county or municipal system. When they break, their repair could be a plumbing and electrical job. Most homeowners can't repair a well pump on their own. In this case, contacting a professional repair service can result in a safe and effective process which ensures that you get the use of your water back faster. If you need well pump service, then enter your zip code above. HomeAdvisor can locate well pump repair professionals near you.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does repairing my well pump cost?

The average cost to repair a well pump ranges from $330 to $1,370. Minor fixes can be as little as $100, while a full well pump replacement costs up to $2,400. Most professionals charge by the project and may require a $50 to $100 evaluation fee when you hire them.

Does homeowner's insurance cover my well pump?

Most home insurance policies cover some, but not all well pump repairs. It depends on the reason the equipment went bad. If your insurance policy covers the reason for its breakdown, like a fire or tornado, it also covers repair or replacement.

Beyond natural disasters, standard policies do not cover regular breakdowns. Ask your insurance agent about a supplemental breakdown policy or home warranty options to avoid unexpected costs.

How do you know if your well pump is bad?

A few simple signs can help you see whether you need to call a well pump repair pro:

  • Electric bills are higher than usual.
  • Fluctuating water pressure throughout the house
  • Faucets spit air before water comes out.
  • The water temperature gets unexpectedly hot.
  • Clicking noises from the well pump tank

How can I find the right well pump repair service?

A few steps can help you make sure the service you hire is reputable and can help you fix the problem:

  • Focus on specialized pros over plumbers or general contractors.
  • Check online ratings and reviews.
  • Ask for an evaluation of the problem before you sign the contract.
  • Check license and insurance of the company you want to work with.
  • Make sure the expert knows your brand and model well.
  • Ask about potential warranties and quality guarantees.