Whether water is supplied by a private well or a municipality, most homes in our region suffer from hard water. Hard water is the amount of dissolved calcium and magnesium in the water that enters your home. Hard water causes damages to water-using appliances, plumbing, fixtures, and hot water tanks, resulting in costly repairs. In addition, hot water tanks will lose energy efficiencies caused by hard water. Hard water can also cause dryness of the skin and hair. Learn more.
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Iron in Water
Iron can be present in water in leaving orange-brown staining in sinks, tubs, and water using appliances. Iron also can cause corrosion to plumbing and fixtures. These metals have a metallic taste which can ruin the taste of your food, beverages and plain tap water. If you are experiencing any of these issues, we can offer a variety of solutions to fit your needs. Learn more.
Do you notice blue-green staining around your shower and sink drains? The primary culprit of staining of this type is usually the pH balance of your water. Having an irregular pH for too long can result in the corrosion of your home’s copper pipes and fixtures. Having an excessive amount of copper in your drinking water can have negative health implications including nausea, abdominal cramps, and vomiting. If you are experiencing this issue, we can come up with a solution to remove this problem from your water. Learn more.
Rotten Egg Odor
No one wants to turn on their faucet and smell the odor of rotten egg. The smell is caused by hydrogen sulfide gas. While sulfur is not harmful to consume, it does have a very unpleasant odor and can cause corrosion in your plumbing. If you are experiencing this issue, we can come up with a solution to remove this problem from your water. Learn more.
Chlorine Taste & Smell
Do you taste and smell chlorine in your water? Municipalities use Chlorine and \Chloramines to disinfect the water. Chlorine can also cause drying of your skin and unmanageable hair. This issue can be eliminated with an easy solution. The ideal solution is a drinking water filtration system. It can be easily installed at your kitchen sink, and at additional faucets and refrigerators. If you are experiencing this issue, we can come up with a solution to remove this problem from your water. Learn more.
Lead in Drinking Water
Lead can contaminate water supplies through piping, older faucet fixtures or water supply sources. When water is not properly treated with anti-corrosive, it can pick up lead as the water travels through lead pipes or faucets. Consuming lead can cause significant health issues including stunting growth in children and organ and nervous system damage. Therefore, it is imperative to get your water treated properly. If you are experiencing this issue, we can come up with a solution to remove this problem from your water. Learn more.
Cloudy Tap Water
Homeowners often notice that their tap water is cloudy or murky, which is also known as “turbidity.” Dissolved or suspended solids often cause cloudy tap water. Construction, storms and urban runoff can cause turbidity. However, it’s important to note that metals, minerals or bacteria might cause water that is cloudy and discolored, i.e. brown, yellow, or green. Likewise, if your cloudy water never settles, this can be a sign of hard water. If you are experiencing this issue, we can come up with a solution to remove this problem from your water. Learn more.
Musty, Earthy or Fishy Smell
Water that tastes or smells fishy, musty, and earthy, is less than desirable to drink and use. Many algae or bacteria in the water supply can cause this type of smell, as well as some metals like iron and copper. Depending on what is causing the smell, and the concentration of that matter, water with this type of smell could potentially be quite harmful to an individual’s health. If you are experiencing this issue, we can come up with a solution to remove this problem from your water. Learn more.