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Contaminants That May Be in Your Home’s Water

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

boy-drinking-waterDo you know what is in the water you and your family drink every day and use to bathe, cook, and clean? Maybe you don’t want to know—but it’s vital for the health of your household to have any harmful contaminants removed.

Below is a list of some of the more common waterborne pollutants that may be traveling through your freshwater plumbing at this moment. As you read these, keep in mind that there are solutions to these problems.

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What Water Testing Can Tell You about Your Home’s Water

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Today homeowners are more concerned about the quality of the water that enters their homes than ever before. Even though the water from the municipal system goes through extensive treatment, many impurities can enter through ground water seepage that then gets into the pipes. A wide range of minerals, heavy metals, pesticides, and other pollutants can end up in the water that your family drinks and uses to cook and clean.

There are treatment options available to purify your water. But first you need to contact professionals to do water testing. In order for our water treatment specialists to know how to purify your water, they need to know what is in it.

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What Is a Reverse Osmosis System?

Monday, October 31st, 2016

There are many different choices available for whole-house filters to clean water coming into your plumbing system from the municipal water supply. But you can’t choose a filter the way you would choose clothing or brands of food: only a narrow set of filters will do the job necessary to target the types of pollutants in the water supply. This is why you must always call on professionals to install water treatment systems. They’ll know the right kinds of filters and guide you toward making the best choice.

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