Does Iron in Drinking Water Pose a Threat?

By | November 21, 2016

Today’s inquiry came to use from ‘Margette’ who asked, ”
We used your iron test to test our tap water and it read pretty high by the color chart.  Our house is old and in an older part of town we’re told by neighbors the pipes underground are…

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Can WaterSafe Well Water Test Kit Get Used on Coffee or Tea?

By | November 16, 2016

Recently we heard from ‘SanJ’ who asked, “Can we use the WaterSafe well water strip check for contamination of beverages (like coffee, tea)?”
The WaterSafe Well Water Test Kit uses visual test methods for detection of the different quality pa…

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Does SenSafe Heavy Metals Check Test for Chromium-6?

By | November 16, 2016

With all the recent talk about Chromium-6 in the news, again, we have gotten inundated with questions asking if the SenSafe Heavy Metals Check product we carry will detect Chromium-6 (also known as Hexavalent Chromium).
The 
SenSafe Heavy M…

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Testing for Chloramines and Chlorine at the Same Time

By | November 16, 2016

The other day ‘Kodawari’ asked, “Hello.  Do you have any kits that test for chloramine and chlorine together? Thanks.”
No home testing product that we know of tests for chloramines directly, but you can calculate the chloramine concentration …

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Can the EZ Cult Bacteria Test Give Coliform Count?

By | November 16, 2016

Today’s inquiry came to us from ‘Sir Lawrence’ who asked, “I’m considering the EZ Cult Bacteria test and need to know Does this test (or any test you know of) test for numbers of total coliforms?  In other words, a test that will give the level…

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Brief Water Statement from the Water Test Kit Store

By | September 16, 2016

We saw a post on Facebook recently that showed internal pictures of pipes allegedly from Flint, MI accompanied by the following text: “Instead of putting new oil pipelines in North Dakota, let’s put new water lines in Flint.”
For those who think F…

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Color Change in Coliform Bacteria Test After 48 Hours

By | July 15, 2016

We recently heard from ‘Nate’ who asked, “I did the simple coliform test for 48 hr. I noted @ 46 hr (77F) the sample was yellow as it had been from the start; I did not note the color @ 48hr time. Then this morning @ 58 hr, the sample was a little…

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Free Water Testing in Allegan County (Michigan)

By | April 21, 2016

We recently learned that the Allegan Conservation District in Allegan County (Michigan) will distribute free test kits for nitrates and nitrites to landowners from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, at the Allegan County Area Technical and Education Center, 2891 116th Ave. in Allegan. This free water test kit offer comes to […]

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DIY Home Water Test Kit or Mail-In Home Water Test Kit… Which is Better?

By | April 21, 2016

Recently we received an inquiry from ‘Peggy’ who asked, ”
I’m not certain which test kit to order, I use well water. Do I do the testing in my home or is this a kit I mail in to get results?”
Thank you, Peggy, for your inquiry.  At this tim…

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Hydrogen Sulfide in Well Water & its Effect on Arsenic Testing

By | April 13, 2016

Today’s inquiry came to us from ‘JenKelli’ who asked,
“Hi, our well water has hydrogen sulfide in it according to neighbors and we used your arsenic quick test kit which says it has trouble reading arsenic if hydrogen sulfide is present.  Ca…

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