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Posts tagged "odor"

Have you ever turned on your faucet and been met with the smell of rotten eggs? The culprit is sulfur. While it’s definitely a nuisance, this unpleasant smell is not usually indicative of any health risks. Learn about what causes this smell, why it is in your water, and how to get rid of it.

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Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are everywhere. From industry, agriculture, transportation, and everyday household products–once VOCs contaminate drinking water, they can be hard to remove. Learn what VOCs are, how to detect them, the health risks, and how can you protect your water against VOC contamination.

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Tap Score offers you an easy way to test your water in a professional laboratory. However, for many types of bacteria and other biological contaminants in drinking water, it is prohibitively expensive to ship the necessary volumes of water overnight in the mail and at the right temperature. To make bacterial testing more affordable and still accurate, SimpleLab Tap Score offers customers professional grade self-testing kits for biological contamination. Learn about the differences among our bacterial at-home tests! 

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Whether it stinks like rotten eggs or bleach, smelly water might have you worried. The exact cause of water odors can be challenging to determine. Therefore, we have created a handy guide to help you identify and treat common causes of household water smells.

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