Think Your Drinking Water Is Safe? Think Again!

Think Your Drinking Water Is Safe? Think Again!

All of the recent media focus on the water crisis in Flint, Michigan and in other parts of the country has many people wondering about the quality of their own drinking water. Here in Hagerstown, unfortunately, there are some concerns regarding high levels of Trihalomethanes in the water. What does that mean for you and your family? Watch the video to learn more from a trusted plumbing expert Contamination in Hagerstown Water Each year, public utilities companies are mandated by the...
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Hard Water Problems: The Cholesterol of Plumbing

Aside from ice, what is hard water?  All jokes aside, the difference between hard and soft water lies in the number of dissolved minerals your water contains.  Water dissolves the metals and other minerals surrounding it, which means untreated ground-water will typically have higher mineral concentrations in the form of magnesium and calcium ions. As more and more minerals are added to the water, the number of grains per gallon (GPG) increases.  Water is rated as soft when it contains...
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Know the Water You Drink! Install a Home Water Filtration System

As a consumer, you may prefer bottled spring water to tap water. You’re able to drink with the peace of mind knowing that the water you’re putting into your body comes from the purifying waters of natural streams or springs. Well...maybe. Probably not. Besides the possibility of spring water contamination, as just occurred with Niagara Bottling, the water in your water bottle is less regulated and tested than the water flowing from your tap.   Tap water is better regulated...
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