a homeowner can purchase a home water test to test for hardness and iron in their water.

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Find Out if Your Home’s Water is Safe

How do you know if the water coming out of your faucet is safe?  You’ve heard all the stories recently in the news about contaminated water with bacteria, lead, and pollutants.  There is a wealth of information from verified organizations you can access to better educate and resolve water issues you face within your home.  It’s a matter of knowing where to research to find what is in your home’s water.

  • If your home is on city water, the city is required by law to test the water on a regular basis.  Every water supplier is required by law to provide each homeowner a Consumer Confidence Report before July 1st each year, which is an annual water report detailing any contaminants in the water and at what level they tested and what health risk they pose for your family.  Another method to find a CCR is to go to the water supplier’s website or contact your water supplier directly and request a CCR.  Keep in mind, water testing is tested at the water plant and test results may be different then what is supplied at your home.  Why? Read more

An Essential Appliance…A Water Softener

Many times a water softener is overlooked as an essential appliance in the home.  Think not.  A water softener should be rank high.  Why?  A water softener allows other appliances throughout the home to last longer by removing hardness and iron from the water.  This benefit alone should make a homeowner want to have a water softener in their home.

The first step to having a water softener installed in your home starts with a home water test. It is essential to have a home water test Read more