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Why Testing Radon in Water Matters

There seems to be a lot of confusion when it comes to assessing radon risk factors in a home and what to do to correct any issues; especially when it comes to buying or selling a home with a well water system. This post will not be a technical writing; rather, a simple, straightforward attempt…

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Why Are Well Inspections Important?

Why Are Well Inspections Important?

If you’re buying a home with a well, a separate well inspection should be completed in addition to a home inspection. A well water system inspection is comprised of three parts: 1. Well Inspection 2. Water Quality Test 3. A Well Performance Test Private water wells are such an integral part of the total property…

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Well Water Test Results–Simplified!

Well Water Test Results–Simplified!

How the Model Works The water is rated on a scale of 1-100. A score above 90% means the water has little to no harmful contaminants, excellent physical characteristics, and is healthy, and is better than bottled water quality. 75 or below means the water is unhealthy and treatment options need to be considered as…

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No More Bad Experiences….

No More Bad Experiences….

Below is just one recent example of the many bad experiences we end up hearing from home buyers after the closing because a well inspection was not completed and a water quality specialist was not used during a property transfer:   Well Inspections Are Overlooked Wells are such an integral part of the total property…

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Water Quantity Testing During a Property Transfer

Water Quantity Testing During a Property Transfer

  Avoiding Potential Headaches We received a phone call yesterday from a Buyer’s Agent who was informed that the well failed during the quantity test and ran out of water. We’ve never experienced this during the countless wells we’ve tested so we were naturally suspect. We were contracted by the Seller’s Agent to assess the…

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Safe Drinking Water Is a Selling Point

Safe Drinking Water Is a Selling Point

Every real estate transaction involving a private well water system should include a water quality test! The water test results can indicate whether the water is safe without any treatment or it can indicate water treatment is necessary. The good news?  Water is 100% treatable! Educating homeowners who are looking to sell about the importance…

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Is Hard Water Damaging Your Home?

Is Hard Water Damaging Your Home?

We are learning from our customers that water hardness is becoming more and more of an issue within the home and wanted to alert you to the potential problems associated with hard water. Dealing with hard water in the home can be a nuisance and lead to costly repairs to water-using appliances and plumbing over…

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