Do you have Problem Water?
Indications you have problem water:
- Does it have a funny taste?
- Does it leave white rings or spots?
- Does it leave orange stains?
- Does it smell like rotten eggs?
- Does it smell of strong Chlorine?
Hard Water contains dissolved solids of Calcium and Magnesium along with other trace elements. This hardness prevents soap from lathering, causes scaling in pipes and hot water heaters and causes numerous problems with laundry, in the kitchen and in the bathroom.
How Hard is Your Water?
The government classifies water hardness as follows:
(measured in grains per gallon)
Soft Water: less than 1.0
Slightly Hard Water: 1.0 – 3.5
Moderately Hard Water: 3.5 – 7.0
Hard Water: 7.0 – 10.5
Very Hard Water: more than 10.5
Still don’t know if you have hard water?
Lab test of more than 22 items also available.
Chlorine is a gas widely used in the disinfecting of city water and is an oxidizing agent for organic matter, manganese, iron and hydrogen sulfide. Chlorine can add objectionable tastes and odors to your water while making your skin feel dry.
Iron is a very common element found in groundwater. It is a household nuisance because of the staining of laundry and plumbing fixtures.
Hydrogen Sulfide is a corrosive gas found dissolved in groundwater. It creates a rotten egg odor that is very offensive and is noticeable at even the lowest levels.