It is a good idea to look into your well before you order a kit. Most wells have plenty of space since we need only one inch of space, but small wells or wells with a good deal of wire or other things can create a problem.
We believe that most people will be able to install the Idaho Hand Pump themselves by following our instructions. We also have a very helpful video that demonstrates an installation. Some things have changed since we made the video, but the basics are the same.
You will need to drill and tap (thread) a hole in your cap. The instructions tell you how to do this, or you can take your cap to a machine shop and have them drill and tap the cap.