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Have you ever walked into your home and been greeted by an utterly unpleasant smell coming from one of your drains? While stinky drains are certainly unwanted, the good news is that the majority of the time they are entirely non-toxic. Read on to learn about the low-cost and highly effective ways to treat smelly drains.

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As the seasons change so should your well maintenance routine. Different weather patterns affect water quality in a variety of ways. Testing your water during certain times of the year can also provide greater insight into your water quality. Follow this well maintenance schedule to help keep your water safe.

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If you’ve ever noticed pink slime or residue form around your sink or shower, along the rim of your toilet, or even inside your pet’s water dish–you’re not alone. In fact, it’s a very common, but easily misunderstood issue. Most folks attribute it to a water quality issue. It's not. Find out what causes pink slime, how to get rid of it, and if it's dangerous.

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When fires erupt, air quality plummets, and this directly impacts your health. Here is an overview of how smokey air might make you ill, along with Tap Score’s guide for protecting yourself from wildfire smoke.

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Do you see white residue on your faucets, shower heads, and just about any surface your water touches? We’re here to tell you: it’s not harmful to your health, it may be bad news for your appliances, and there are easy fixes.

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Do you have a reverse osmosis (RO) water treatment system? Is it not working properly? Read this super-quick guide to help you determine why your drinking water filter is leaking and what you can do to fix your RO.

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While there are a lot of great resources regarding water quality reports, the only sure-fire way to really know what’s in your water is to test it yourself. That’s where Tap Score comes in. Our Advanced City Water Test will give you answers if you are unsure.

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