The Benefits of Well Drilling
Updated: Aug 6
Choosing a water source for your home is a big decision. Depending on where you live, you will have options when it comes to how you get water into your home. The two main options for most homeowners are municipal water service and well drilling. Let's look at some of the benefits of well drilling.
One of the most significant benefits of well drilling is that it can save you money. If you opt for municipal water service, you will pay a monthly bill for the water you use. When you have a well dug on your property, though, you will only pay the initial investment of having the work done, and then occasional expenses for maintenance. This means that you will get your monthly water supply without a monthly bill. Many homeowners find that this creates tremendous monthly savings. The expense of the well digging is often recouped within a small amount of time.
Many people believe that well water is simply healthier for you to drink as well. It is a fact that municipal water systems must use a lot of additives and chemicals in order to process the water that flows through the system. This is necessary so that the water reaches certain EPA standards. However, additives and chemicals can also cause problems. If you want to avoid ingesting any of these additives or chemicals, digging could be a good option for you and your family. Well water is free of these types of additives.
Helps the Environment
Having your own well on your property can also be helpful to the environment. There is a tremendous amount of energy used to move water through a municipal water system. However, a well does not use much energy at all. Every home that is not on the municipal system is one less drain on energy. Over time, this helps the environment. There are professional well-digging services in your area. According to IBISWorld, the number of businesses involved in well drilling has grown by 2.4% over the last five years.
If you are interested in learning more about wells, please contact us at Schrader Well Service, LLC today. We will be happy to provide you with more information on wells and give you an estimate for well drilling on your property.