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What our Clients’ Say

"Thank you so much for coming back again to check on the well. Your excellent inspection has helped us immensely as we have concluded the negotiations regarding the property with the seller."

Art

"Gary, Once again, Thank you for all you've done to help us in the process of obtaining a safe & efficient home for our family.  Everything has been done in such a timely, professional, & informative manner. I will be quick to recommend you to anyone in the future!  As of now this week has been the busiest: patio door fixed yesterday, & today radon mitigation system installed, & Ken Olson will be out to pull the pump Thursday or Friday.  You saved us a lot of money & heartache & I will continue to keep you posted. Thanks Again!"

Collin & Brittany K.

 

Our Services Include

  • Buyer or seller home inspections
  • Well and septic system inspections
  • Radon testing
  • Water testing
  • Commercial inspections

Our Company Brochure


American Society of Home Inspectors Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors

Wisconsin Home Inspectors

Well Inspections

About two-thirds of Wisconsin's population drinks water drawn from over 750,000 private wells. Wells are safe, dependable sources of water if sited wisely and built correctly. Unlike public water systems, protection and maintenance of a private well is largely the responsibility of homeowners. Well and pressure systems need to be installed and maintained properly to provide adequate safe drinking water. Ground water contamination is a growing concern. Many wells are illegally installed or left open after discontinued use causing water contamination in the area.

A 1930's Well Still in Use

It is important to know that your private water source was built correctly and protected adequately. A well and pressure system inspection may be required by lenders when you buy, sell or refinance your home.

During the inspection we will explain how your well has been installed, how to maintain the well, and offer suggestions for repairs or abandonment that is needed. As a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Licensed Pump Installer and Registered Well Inspector, we will identify the components of the well for you and offer you an accurate report on the performance by testing and verify code conformity when inspecting the well. Water samples are drawn and tested from the well to determine if the water is safe for consumption.

Water Testing

People are becoming more aware of water quality, especially for consumption. For most real estate transactions and always when a well inspection is completed (per new State Law Oct 2015) water is tested for bacteria, nitrates, and arsenic. There are many contaminates that can be tested in your drinking water. We have contracted with labs all over the state to provide for any type of test that you may need. As a DNR Licensed pump installer we are provided with updated information yearly on potential areas with contaminated groundwater.  See Drinking Water Publications.

 

Lab Reports

Lab reports are emailed to you as soon as we receive them.  

Once the water is drawn for testing in most cases we have our courier deliver the water to a Certified Testing Lab. The water has to be at the lab with in 48 hours of draw if the sample is drawn from a private well.  Turn around times can be 7-14 days once the lab receives the water. Turn around time can be affected by the labs work load, or water quality issues that require a longer set time due to problems like high iron content. The day of the week that the sample is drawn by the Well Inspector can be a factor. Samples drawn later in the week are delayed by the weekend.  Most labs are closed on Saturday and Sunday. Clients or their Realtors occasionally will get nervous and call us or email repeatedly asking about water results.  They also want the labs phone number to call.  We can provide the phone numbers of all labs we use but it will not make a difference in the turnaround time of the sample.  In addition realize that we have no control over the labs schedule so calling and emailing us daily will not accelerate the turn around time.                         

A+ Inspection Specialist's LLC 's recommendation for Well and Water Inspections is that clients make sure if you have an offer contingent upon lab results allow at least 21 days from the date of acceptance to get all results back and enough time for corrections to be made if there is a problem. 

We serve Rice Lake, Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, Hayward, Spooner, Bloomer, Ladysmith, Cumberland, Menomonie and Cable