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Thank You Bubba and W4 Country

Thank you Bubba and W4 Country for helping with our recent Facebook contest drawing. It was nice visiting the studio and Bubba did a great job making us feel at home.

The drawing included all of our Facebook Likes.

For the 2 winners, visit our Facebook page. Please feel free to Like us and be part of the next drawing.

Tim Clark

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70 Years of Well Drilling and Thousands of Thank Yous

3 generations of Cribley

Yes, Cribley Drilling Company is celebrating 70 years of well drilling and the thousands of loyal customers we have thanked for trusting us with their family’s water well and treatment systems over those years.  It’s been a pleasure serving all of you.  As we look forward to the next 70 years and many more thank yous to come, we can’t help getting excited about what the future holds and what new technologies and techniques we will use to better serve you.  After all, water is our business and our passion.

We are also proud of our Champion Water Treatment division.  A service we have been providing since 1979 to filter and soften water from the wells we constructed and also the ones done by others.

During 2016, we will be adding personal comments to this BLOG and offering some specials, as well as drawings for gift cards on our Facebook page.  So be sure to join our mailing list (to the left the right of this post under Champion Water) and like us on Facebook.

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Hard Water or Soft Water? It Really is Your Choice!

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Hard Water or Soft Water, It Really is Your Choice!

What are the symptoms of hard water anyway?  Some of us Michiganders think the water isn’t really hard until we can drill a hole in it and start fishing. On a serious note; with the geological make-up of many parts of Michigan, hard water is the norm not the exception.

If you’re not sure about the quality of your water, have it tested. We’ll be glad to help you with the testing.

So we have hard water in Michigan.  Sometimes our “city water” is still hard or contains contaminates we don’t want to consume.  How do we soften our water?

The basic answer is, we replace (known as ion exchange) the harmful minerals, calcium, magnesium, iron, etc. with a safer mineral.  Usually this is sodium (softener salt) but sometimes potassium chloride (a bit more expensive) is better.  This is where a good water softener comes in.  And good (we feel Dura-Cube is the best) softener salt is important.  If your iron content (turns your clothing red and is HARD on the plumbing and fixtures) is too high to be controlled by Dura-Cube Red, you may need an iron filter.

Of course the ultimate water softening and water purification system is the reverse osmosis system.  Watch for a future BLOG dedicated to reverse osmosis.

Years ago one of the top engine oil companies ran a catchy marketing program.  Their theme line was “you can pay me now (buy good motor oil) or you can pay me later (replace your motor). Well you can pay me now (a great water treatment system and great softener salt) or you can pay later (damage to clothing, plumbing fixtures, water softeners, and your health).

Hard water or soft water…the choice is really yours.

Cribley Well Drilling and Champion Water Treatment, two great names one great company.

Call 800 697-6485 whenever you need us.

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