From drinking to cooking and cleaning, water is something you use every day. And while your water may appear clean to the naked eye, you can’t always detect contaminated water by just looking at it. While some problems surface in the form of foul odors, tastes or residue, others may go unnoticed. That’s why it’s important to regularly test your water so that you can provide your loved ones with fresher, cleaner water.
You should test your water quality if you:
How often should you test your water quality? We suggest once a year, if not more often, to account for changes in your local water supply that may go unannounced. Whether you receive your water from a public water supply or from a private well, it’s susceptible to contaminants. Be sure you know exactly what’s in your water by getting it tested.
Below are some of the most common issues and concerns you may come across in your home’s water:
The best approach is to have your water tested by a trusted professional. Your local Culligan Water Expert can conduct an in-home water test at a date and time that’s most convenient to you. Choose from our basic test or our lab test.
A basic consultation is free of charge and can test for levels of hardness, chlorine, total dissolved solids (TDS), pH, nitrates, iron, and more. For harder-to-identify water problems, your water also can be sent to our IL EPA-certified lab for in-depth analytical testing. These tests can identify lead, hydrogen sulfide, arsenic, copper, bacteria and other contaminants.
Ready to get started? Contact your local Culligan expert to learn more.