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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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Have you stumbled into an advertisement for a free water test? Chances are that someone just wants to get in your home. Water treatment companies know that the easiest way to sell you $5,000+ worth of water treatment equipment is to begin by sending a salesperson in through your front door with a “free water testing kit.” Despite appearances, these free water tests hardly perform any more analysis on your water than a wet finger in the wind. Don't get scammed.

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It is important to periodically check the health of your drinking water. Nobody disputes that. Whether you are served by a private well or a local water utility, buying a laboratory-based water test online is one of the easiest ways to get a clear picture of your water quality. Read on for 5 simple "need-to-know" facts about buying water tests online.

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Did you know that your tap water may contain potential threats even if your water supplier is in compliance with federal lead contamination regulations? A popular option is a home test for your tap water. Sounds like an easy way to get informed about the safety of your drinking water….right?

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