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Water Testing in Butler County, PA

Water testing isn’t just for those who use well water in Butler County. When you use well water, you need regular water tasting to ensure that the water hasn’t become contaminated. Testing is required since the well water isn’t treated by the municipal water treatment plant. But even if you get your water directly from the municipal supply, there’s still the risk of contamination. Any number of things can happen to the water in between the plant and your home.

Before attempting to quell your fears by buying a water treatment system, start off with a water test from a local plumber. The licensed master plumbers here at have over 75 years of combined experience, and they understand that you need a water test first before installing anything. Water quality testing is something that everyone should do at least once, and we’re happy to do it for you. Contact our team today to schedule water testing in Butler County and the surrounding area.

Contact us today to schedule an appointment for water testing in Butler County, PA or the surrounding area. We treat your home like it’s our grandma’s home.

What Goes Into a Water Test?

A water test begins by collecting samples from strategic points in your system. We’ll collect samples from anywhere that the water supply could become vulnerable to bacteria. The test will include criteria for detecting bacteria and microbes, acidity, hard water, chemical contaminants, and general water quality. If your water has been smelling odd or tasting funny, our test will be able to find the scientific reason why.

If your doctor prescribed you medicine without even looking at you, you might be a little concerned. It’s the same with installing a water treatment system. The plumbers of Kennihan Plumbing & Heating, Inc. will only move forward with installation after getting results of the test. At that point, we’ll discuss your options for treatment.

Signs You Need Drinking Water Testing

When you test your water, you might be afraid of what you find. The strange taste in your water that you’ve been ignoring may end up being something serious. If you or your family members have been experiencing any of the following issues, it might be time to get a test:

  • Soap scum constantly clouding up your glass utensils.
  • Oily film on top of your water.
  • The water smells bad, tastes worse, or has a strange odor.
  • Stomach illnesses like nausea, vomiting, cramps, and diarrhea.

Even if you think you’re being overly cautious, it’s not a bad idea to get a test if you’ve never had one before. A test will be good for several years as long as new symptoms don’t arise.

We Take Water Testing Seriously

Why do we take drinking water testing so seriously in Butler County? We’ve been in business since 1969, and one of our main goals through that time has been to keep your home safe, healthy, comfortable, and energy efficient. Water testing fits in with that goal. It’s an objective measure that helps us determine the best options for your system. We treat your home like it’s our grandma’s home, and that means taking the necessary steps to healing your plumbing system.

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