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Recommended for water testing related to a new home purchase, refinancing, or other requirement related to a mortgage (such as a VA or FHA loan). This test is ideal for buyers and sellers evaluating the costs and important long term health and maintenance considerations for a home transaction.
This Tap Score water test package provides all required materials to properly collect and submit a sample for certified laboratory testing. Reported results will include detailed analysis of the testing parameters required by VA, FHA and USDA Minimum Property Requirements on certified laboratory letterhead with EPA ID #.
For an expedited (3 day turnaround time) version of this test, click here: RUSH: Certified Home Loan Water Test.
Tap Score also offers an Upgraded Certified Home Loan Test that meets the same certified testing requirements, along with 40+ additional contaminants tested for only $60 more.
Note: If your county or loan officer requires additional sample handling or specific local lab certifications, we strongly suggest you email the SimpleLab team (firstname.lastname@example.org) to ensure we meet your needs. It is also important to note that most loan officers require that the sample be collected by someone NOT directly involved in the sale (ie. not the buyer or the seller of the property). This means that it can be collected by a home inspector, neighbor, etc.
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"It was easy and gave us a lot of good details. We learned that we do not have arsenic in our well water. We also learned our water is super hard and the report actually said "do not water your plants with this water, it will kill them" I just thought I sucked at growing plants, it's nice to know its not me, it's the hard water."
"This test is worth it. It is the same price or cheaper than any lab I've seen, but you just mail it in. The results were were extremely detailed and the online interface is very user-friendly and easy to understand."
Simple interface and useful information make this a good value. I live in a 1956 airspace condo with good pipes but bad maintenance, so for everyone’s peace of mind I went ahead and got this done (and also previously ran basic asbestos tests on the plasterboard and ceiling popcorn. We’re all good here!
— C. FISHER
The testing done is superior to what we had done by a local company. This makes it an excellent value for those of us that are on our own wells. If you want a water test that is outstanding check these folks out.
— TOM G.
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Most people receive results within 3-5 business days after the lab receives their sample. However, some tests may require additional analytical time so be sure to check each kit’s product page for the most accurate estimate.
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