Water Quality - Complimentary Water Testing
Have you ever wondered what “Clean” or “Pure” water is? Have you asked yourself, what would it take to have great water? Kulk’s Plumbing & Heating offers many custom recommendations and solutions to improve the quality of your water supply. Our Free water analysis will test the most common water conditions we experience in our Hudson Valley homes.
What does CLEAN water mean to you? Safe Water is always the priority. CLEAN water is defined by the conditions your household chooses to CLEAN. Let’s review the most common conditions we experience:
In technical terms, hardness is the amount of dissolved calcium and magnesium in our water. It leaves mineral scaling and marks on all your plumbing and heating fixtures and appliances which can be bothersome and also reduces the life expectancy. Hard water also effects everyone in some way. You may have dry skin, limp hair or feel the need to use more and more soap to lather when bathing or washing dishes.
In technical terms, Ph is the measurement of Hydrogen Ion. A high Ph reading means the water is acidic. The long term impacts of acidic water result in a shorten lifespan of appliances and fixtures, along with pin holes or leaks in plumbing and heating pipes throughout the home.
Sulphur and Iron
In technical terms, Sulphur is Hydrogen Sulfide and Iron is a metal that is dissolved underground when rain water infiltrates the soil. Too much of anything can be harmful to the body. Small amounts of Sulphur or Iron are not harmful though. Sulphur has a rotten egg smell and Iron results in brown water. Bother can be a nuisance because they make our plumbing fixtures look dirty and our homes smell like rotten eggs.
Total Dissolved Solvents (TDS)
In technical terms, TDS are any minerals, salts, metals or anions that are dissolved in water. TDS matters most for drinking water. With a high TDS reading, you will often see a Point of Use Reverse Osmosis (RO) recommended for pure drinking water.
In technical terms, bacteria may be referred to as E-Coli or Coliform. This indicates there are or may be harmful pathogens causing humans to become very ill. This test must be completed by a certified lab and should be addressed as soon as possible.
Kulk’s Plumbing and Heating can help with any of these conditions and will give you options to CLEAN your water. You will have the option to choose the best recommendation for you and your home.