Summer Season Means Water Conservation Season

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When you hear summer you don’t think about conserving water, most likely you want to use more water. You are thinking about family vacations and getting together with friends.  There are many ways to conserve water during the hot scorching months.  None of us want the well to run dry or have a high water bill right?  In this blog, you will learn ways to conserve water inside the home. Kitchen When you walk into the kitchen your main concerns are getting supper ready for a hungry, hot, tired family and washing that sink full of dishes. Not everyone is…

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Spring Septic Cleaning

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Spring Cleaning Has Begun! Spring has arrived which is a great time to get your Septic Cleaned, Inspected or Repaired! We know what you’re thinking, is this really necessary? Personally, I’d rather be planting flowers, trees and gardens, but if it’s been over 3-5 years since your septic has been pumped, you may want to consider having it done. Signs you may be having issues with your Septic Tank One of the first things you’ll notice is a strong sewage odor around your tank or in your drain field. Next, you may notice a drain in the kitchen, bathroom or…

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Painless Bathroom Remodeling

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Winter weather has arrived and it’s a great time to consider home renovations. Bathroom renovations can be intimidating but with the right preparation, planning, and resources, it can be a very rewarding experience. So where do you start? Evaluate the space, select colors, determine fixtures needed, find a plumber or contractor….so many decisions. Relax, here are ways to help you plan and execute a beautiful new bathroom. Plan, Plan, Plan…. The key to a successful bathroom remodel is planning out the entire project and considering all the options. Are you replacing the tub, shower, toilet, flooring, cabinets, sink, faucets, plumbing,…

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Tips to Avoid Septic System Issues During the Holiday Season

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The holidays should be a time of celebration, enjoyment and relaxation with family and friends. Holiday parties hosted at your home and housing out of town relatives can create havoc on your septic system. Your septic system’s drain field may not be able to handle the increased usage. No one ever wants to hear the dreaded words, “the toilet is backing up”! Here are a few tips to help you survive the holidays without incident: Stagger the use of showers and baths By staggering showers and baths, you reduce the amount of water entering your septic system. You can accomplish…

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The Link Between Calcium and Magnesium and Hard Water

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Although it is not inherently harmful to consume, hard water can cause a few different kinds of issues for homeowners. The hardness of water has to do with its concentration of calcium and magnesium, and can be treated by water filtration systems. Here is a quick look at the link between calcium and magnesium and hard water. Evidence and Cause of Hard Water If you notice that your glasses look cloudier than you think they should when you retrieve them from the dishwasher, you may be dealing with hard water. This type of water contains excessive amounts of minerals like…

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You Can Still Win a Fit Bit!

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May isn’t over yet and neither is your chance to enter our contest! “Like” us on Facebook and share your baseball night out experience with us and the Frederick Keys, by posting on our wall with #TCPContest. This makes you eligible to win any month after and you are entered for the big prize at the end of the season! What are you waiting for! **Contest details found here**

Do You Have Water Problems?

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Tri-County Pumps offers a quick reference guide to water problems and how we can help.  This guide provides the symptoms and the resolution to your water treatment issues from low water to sulfuric water.  If you have any of these water problems, call a professional water expert!  Call Tri-County Pumps!

Facebook Contest

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We are giving away prizes every month of the Keys Season! Details are on our website and at the end of the season you could win an IPad! Tell your friends and remember to post your Keys experience with ‪ #‎TCPcontest‬ on our Facebook. Learn more on the contest page of our website!

Help Wanted – Plumber Needed!

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PLUMBER NEEDED ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A GOOD PAYING JOB WITHOUT THE LONG COMMUTE? We are in need of an experienced plumber/gas-fitter for residential work. You must be a service/renovation plumber with a Journeyman’s License. You must be able to work unsupervised, have a good attitude, with an excellent knowledge of the trade. We want you to take pride in your work, show up on time, and be willing to work overtime. Benefits include health insurance, retirement plan, paid vacation, paid holidays, AFLAC. COMPETITIVE PAY!!!

What Is a Jet Pump?

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Today, the vast majority of houses in the U.S. have their own water supply; simply turn on the faucet in your sink and you can experience water pressure in Frederick County. However, the population of people who understand exactly how they get water to their houses is far smaller. For example, do you know what a jet pump is? Jet pumps are used when your water lies just below the surface of the ground. These shallow wells are tapped with jet pumps, which suction the water from the well and transport it to your home. This system depends on the…

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