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Posts tagged "taste"

Your water's appearance, smell, and taste are often important clues to finding potential hazards. In this piece, we’ll go over sense-based signs that can help guide you to the source of the problem.

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As both an art and a science, baking brings together seemingly simple ingredients through chemical reactions to create something new and delicious. Water is behind all the natural chemical reactions that happen during baking and helps control your dough’s temperature and consistency. Knowing a bit about your home water quality can help take your glutenous creations to the next level.

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We've addressed strange colored water, odd smelling water, and now it’s time to investigate what it means if your water tastes funny. Whether it’s salty, moldy, or metallic tasting–the taste of your water can tell you a lot about what's coming from your tap.

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The first step is knowing if your plastic-y tasting water is safe is to specify the exact “type” of plastic flavor. If you can narrow down whether your tap water tastes like fruity plastic or a rubbery plastic with an antiseptic taste, there may be a solution in your pipes. For those of you thinking of re-plumbing with plastic pipes, some forewarning about taste and the state of knowledge.

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