Deciding to invest in a borehole is a great idea. Drilling a borehole in your property will significantly increase the value of your property and you will know these when the time comes that you want to sell the property this will earn you more than you expected. When you have a borehole it is a lifesaver, assuming that your main water supply is cut the borehole will be your source of water until the issues are rectified. Unlike the water in our storage tanks borehole water is quite efficient as it always refills itself with time. However, for some this decision is daunted by the unfamiliar process. Discussed are important features to put in mind before deciding to drill a borehole.
To begin with is carrying out a geological survey. It is very critical for you to check the ground you wish to drill. To know these you can make good use of research that has been done by geological prospectors in the past. On the other hand, you could decide to call a prospector to survey your property. This is because they are going to test the soil and even check for you the depth than you will need to go when drilling. This is key as it will determine the supply of water by the borehole.
Moreover, the reason why you are drilling the borehole is another factor to consider. With this, you will know the exact location for the borehole in your property. If it is a borehole to provide water for your farm you might opt to have it near the farm. However, if it is to be used as a backup water source for your home for example in the swimming pool or even in-home use you might need to have it near your house. Put in mind the ideal purpose of the borehole first.
The other factor to consider is the type of borehole. There is no one size fits all borehole solution. Using your purpose for drilling a borehole it will help you choose the type whether commercial or home use. The type will affect the water quantity required, the machinery to be used, the manpower that will be needed and the material to use in the process.
In addition to that consider the amount you are willing and able to pay for the borehole drilling activity. Consider an affordable borehole drilling company. However, do your research and have an estimation of the amount it might cost. Remember to bargain at all cost this is a business and bargaining is not forbidden. Above is a go-to guide to drilling a borehole.