All you need to know about water quality testing services provided by our home inspection company
As per recent surveys, millions of people lose their lives by drinking contaminated water every year. This is because water can carry lots of diseases causing microorganisms without being visually noticed. To avoid this, it is imperative to look for new methods of water purification. Water is a vital component for living beings without which, it is not possible to survive. Even a small variation in the water content of the body can bring about disastrous results. Thus, water purification is crucial.
Water purification methods
Water purification methods range from home-based remedies to laboratory water testing techniques. But the big question is that who will ascertain the purity of water after it has been treated? The answer is purified water quality testing techniques. You have installed the latest water filter at your home, but still, you and your family members keep on catching infections that happen due to poor hygiene. The only reason can be the inability of your water filter to make the water completely germ-free.
Methods used to determine the quality of drinking water
- Visit a testing laboratory that is among one of our home inspection companies to get the tests performed on the tap water or
- Get water testing kits from our company providers and do it yourself
There are various national and private laboratories that perform various tests to determine the quality of water. With the help of these laboratories, you can get an idea about the type and strength of water purifier you need to install at your home. If you are unable to find a water testing laboratory in your area, you can contact Chattanooga Water Quality Testing professionals and perform a few tests at home. With good quality test kits, you can test the water coming from your tap in a very convenient way. Not only for consumption, the water you supply to your plants and your fish should also be pure. The presence of substances like chlorine, pesticides, fertilizers, and insecticides is also not preferred in water.
Importance of using water testing kits in water quality testing for your home
Water testing kits can save you some effort and money, but laboratory water testing is a better way to find water purity. Such kits have provisions for only a few tests however if you hand over this task to our laboratory, our professionals working there for years would have some tests performed that the home use kits would not be able to do. Apart from that other tests can also be carried out to establish water hardness and the presence of residues like sodium, arsenic, lead, iron, and mercury. But, it should be made sure that while preparing water for testing, the containers to be used are sterile and can be sealed effectively. However, most of our laboratories provide containers. Especially before opting for a particular laboratory to test the water, ensure that it complies with EPA standards and methods.
Above all, drinking water should always be tested regularly. However, it is of special importance to test after contamination spills and floods. Water should also be tested after the winter season when ice is thawing. There might be a need for Chattanooga septic inspection also and find out if it’s giving you problems with the water quality in your home.