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Should I Boil My Water Before Drinking?
Contaminants

Is Boiled Water Pure?

You may have heard that boiling your water will make it safer to drink. However, it’s important to know the facts about boiling your water before switching on the stove....

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Tap Score Laboratory Certifications

Tap Score Lab Certifications

Laboratory certification in the water quality industry is as important as it is confusing. Here we try to disentangle the many threads of laboratory accreditation and certification so that you...

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Tap Score Customer Support–Why It Rocks

Tap Score Customer Support–Why It Rocks

Tap Score support team includes world-class advice and assistance from engineers, scientists, and toxicological researchers. The goal is to bring sophisticated water quality advice to anyone who needs it. Read...

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Tap Score Algorithm

How Does the Tap Score Algorithm Work?

Developed by SimpleLab, the Tap Score algorithm evaluates the potential health, aesthetic, and plumbing effects of your lab-submitted water sample, providing a rigorous yet clear picture of your water quality...

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Shipping Options with Tap Score

Shipping with Tap Score

With Tap Score, shipping a water sample to the laboratory is easy! All test packages include prepaid return shipping labels. Read on to learn about various shipping option upgrades if...

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Scaling and Corrosion in Water

Scale, Corrosion, and Plumbing

The interaction between your pipes and the water flowing through them can be a complex mixture of physical, chemical, and biological processes. In this piece, we focus on: corrosion and...

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Tap Score Powered by SimpleLab

Tap Score Powered by SimpleLab

“Powered by SimpleLab” guarantees that Tap Score samples are analyzed at the optimal facility for fastest turnaround time while still meeting your laboratory certification and test panel requirements. Read more...

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Create a SimpleLab Account

How to Create a SimpleLab Account

Creating a SimpleLab Account is not only quick, easy, and free–it also provides numerous benefits. Read on to learn how to create your SimpleLab Account today!

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What type of water filter is best?

What Is The Best Water Filter?

These water treatment technologies are not all the same. They specialize in reducing different contaminants and there is NO silver bullet–no one filter or system that can do it all...

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