Are you 100% satisfied with the taste and overall quality of the water you’re drinking? If not, you can absolutely do something about that, and it starts by taking advantage of our private water testing services in Vienna, VA!
If you’ve lived in a number of different places over the course of your life, you know how wildly the quality of the water can change from one location to another. In some places, it’s cold, crisp and bracing. Delicious and refreshing.
In others, it can have a swampy taste or smell, have a rotten egg smell, or an unpleasing coloration. It can taste bitter, and in fact, it can be so bad that it’s practically undrinkable, even though it won’t kill you or make you sick.
All that to say, water quality matters and that’s why our private water testing services in Vienna, VA that focus on quality are so wildly popular.
When you break it down, there are only a few factors that drive most of the taste and quality issues for water and our lab tests for all of them. These include:
Sulfates – Does your water smell like rotten eggs? Sulfates are the likely culprit. This test will confirm that, and tell you how big a problem you’ve got.
Hardness – You’ve almost certainly heard at least some people talk about how ‘hard’ their water is. The reason it’s a problem is that it causes an unsightly scaly residue to build up in your shower, tub, and sinks and hard water prevents soaps from lathering up properly.
Iron – If your sinks, toilet and tub are stained with a reddish-brown discoloration, the likeliest culprit is a high concentration of iron in your water. This test will confirm that to be the root cause of the issue.
Manganese – Like iron, a high concentration of manganese in the water coming into your home will stain your sinks, toilets and tub, along with any clothing you wash.
Total Dissolved Solids – A small amount of minerals in your water can actually be a good thing, but there is such a thing as too much of a good thing, and minerals in high concentration can dramatically alter the taste of the water you’re drinking, and usually not in a good way. This test will tell you what minerals are present, and in what concentrations.
And pH – Not only does a very high or very low pH level impact the taste of the water you’re drinking, high pH levels can corrode the pipes in your home, which can cause a variety of dangerous metals to leach into the water your family relies on. This is an incredibly important test!
Whatever is degrading the quality of your water, we can help you get to the bottom of it, which will allow you to make plans to fix it so you can enjoy crisp, clean, refreshing water with no strange colorations or aftertaste.
Call our office today and take advantage of our private water testing services in Vienna, VA. You’ll be very glad you did.