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Water Testing in Kansas City

There are plenty of contaminants and pollutants that can affect the quality of your water supply. From barium and chlorine to chromium and lead, there are plenty of chemicals, metals, and minerals flowing through your water, whether you get it from a well or from a municipal supply. You rely on your plumbing system to deliver water to every sink, shower, toilet, and plumbed appliance in the home, but it’s useless if your water quality is poor.

As a leading plumbing contractor in Kansas City  we aim to deliver exceptional customer service on every call that we answer. That includes diagnostic services such as water testing. Whether you own a small home with a well or you own an entire building whose tenants use their water for drinking, bathing, and cooking, clean water is paramount. We’ll start you on the path toward crystal clear water today with our professional water testing service. Call now to schedule plumbing services in Kansas City and the surrounding area. Lutz Plumbing, Inc., Flowing Along Since 1920!

Common Reasons to Call for Professional Water Testing Service in Kansas City

The key to getting the most out of your water testing service is not waiting. For a relatively small cost, you can know everything that you ever wanted to know about your water supply. Here are some reasons to call in one of our plumbers.

One of the most common indicators that something is wrong with your water supply is foul taste (or odor, in some cases). If your water tastes like something besides water, then don’t just settle for it. There is likely a good reason, and only a professional water test will give us the information to recommend a water treatment system.
Discoloration around faucets and drains.
One of the most characteristic signs that you have "hard water" is the remnants of mineral deposits left around your drains and faucets. If there is a greenish or yellowish buildup, or even a reddish one, then it’s best to get it checked out.
Well water.
If you get your water from a well, but it’s been a while, then it may be time for another well water testing service. That’s something we specialize in, and we can make sure that you know exactly what’s in your water, and whether you have any problems lurking underground.

What to Do after Testing Your Water

Now that you know, and you’ve had a Master Plumber interpret the data on your behalf, what next? You have a number of different options to consider when it comes to water treatment, and not every one will be applicable to your needs. If we find that your water is safe to drink and all is well, then now you know, and you won’t have to worry, but if you want to take action, then we can also help you do so.

One of the most common ways to take action against hard water is by installing a whole–house water softener. If you want to make sure that your plumbing is safe, this makes for a great option. But if your problem is contaminants and pollutants, then a carbon water filter, reverse osmosis system, or UV water purifier would be more appropriate. These come in point–of–use models installed at individual faucets or a whole–house models installed at the main water line. Contact our team today to learn more about water quality and our water testing services in Kansas City.

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