Mark Carpenter Plumbing Blog : Posts Tagged ‘water testing’

How to Put Your Plumber to Work for You

Friday, December 1st, 2017

plumber-door-listWhen you think of calling a plumber, is it usually because you have a broken appliance, leaking pipes, or some other type of major or minor repair issue? That’s certainly the approach you want to take with plumbing problems, as trying to do DIY work or turning to amateurs can create even bigger problems. You can trust to our plumbers to help you and deliver quality plumbing repairs every time.

However, plumbers can do much more for you than fixing things when they break. Below we’ve listed some ways you can put your local plumber to work for you with preventive measures and plumbing improvements.

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How Do Water Filters Work?

Monday, February 27th, 2017

faucet-clean-waterOne of the jobs that we offer to homes in Clovis, NM is water treatment system installation (as well as repairs and maintenance as needed). Our team first performs water testing in a house, then offers a homeowner a rundown of the various impurities in the water coming from the municipal system or ground well. These impurities can include hard water minerals, pesticides, sulfur, heavy metals, and high acidity. Our water treatment experts can then offer solutions that will target these pollutants and clean the water.

The most common type of water treatment system is the water filter. In many cases, a basic water filter is all that’s necessary to prevent harmful pollutants from entering a home’s plumbing and reaching the fixtures. (Point-of-use filters, such as filters attached to individual faucets, are not as effective and they don’t protect the rest of the plumbing system.) There are a number of different types of filters, and in this post we are going to take a look at how the adsorption filter, which is the one most frequently installed him homes, does its job.

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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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