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Lab Tests vs. Test Strips—What’s The Best Water Test For You in 2022?

Lab Tests vs. Test Strips—What’s The Best Water Test For You in 2022?

With so many water test options available though, making the right decision can be a daunting task. In this crash course we’ll be covering the two most popular water test...

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Tap Score Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Tap Score Quality Assurance and Quality Control

To ensure the consistency and dependability of the Tap Score testing service, while operating on a swift time frame, we have implemented a number of important quality assurance and control...

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What's In My City Water?

What Is In My City Tap Water?

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...

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The Best Water Testing Kits of 2022

New York Times’ Wirecutter has named Tap Score the “best water quality test kit for your home”. Tap Score testing not only offers accurate results for over 1000+ contaminants, but...

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Your PFAS Water Test Questions Answered

Your PFAS Water Test Questions Answered

PFAS have been present in consumer goods for 70+ years, though PFAS exposures through food and water only became a topic of research 20 years ago. Thus, methods for analyzing...

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Laboratory Detection Limits Explained

Laboratory Detection Limits Explained

All laboratory testing instruments and methods have an inherent minimum detection level–a concentration below which an instrument fails to measure something reliably. If you’re doing a laboratory water test then...

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Is my water filter working?

How Do I Know If My Water Filter Is Working?

Residential water filtration products will claim to remove different contaminants from your water, but how do you know they’re working? The only way to truly know is to test your...

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What do the units on a water quality report mean?

How To Interpret Water Testing Units

Water contaminants are measured using a variety of units depending on what fits best. From PPM to CFU/mL to pCi/L–we know it can be confusing. Read on to learn how...

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