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Common Water Problems



Water quality can no longer be taken for granted. Here in the Greater Chicago Area of Illinois, a variety of factors can affect how your water tastes, smells, feels and works in and around your home. Well water quality, possible contamination, an aging water distribution system, specific tank leaching and a home's plumbing are examples of things that can affect your home's water. Some water problems may not be as obvious as others. That's why we test your water to determine if water treatment is necessary and which option is right for you. This through inspection and testing is offered at no cost to you.

Rotten Egg Smell

Hydrogen sulfide in your water give it the unpleasant "rotten egg" smell. In some cases you may not even be able to use this water for cooking or drinking. Manganese is also disguised under the "rotten egg" smell.
REMEDY - Entek Terminator

Chlorine

Some cities purify water by adding chlorine or
chloramines. Adversely, these toxic by-products
alter the taste and smell of the water and can
also cause dry hair and skin, not counting on
many other health related issues.
REMEDY - Entek EPS 3 -1 Filtration

Metallic Taste

Usually these are the results of metals in the water such as iron and manganese. They can be dangerous to your health in addition to the unpleasant smell and taste.
REMEDY - Titan Iron Buster System

Hard Water

The build up of soap scum in bathrooms and on faucets is caused by calcium and magnesium ions in water. This hardness is also responsible for the demise of appliances which can cause inefficiency resulting in expensive repairs or replacement.
REMEDY - Titan Whole House Conditioner

Fishy Smell

Those orders are caused by algae, mold or bacteria that can generate from the water and multiply in a plumbing system. Also related to Tannin problems found in well water.
REMEDY - Titan Hydrogen Peroxide System

Cloudy Water

Water entering the home that has a dark cloud appearance is often full of impurities and you should not drink or cook with.
REMEDY - Titan 4 in 1 Conditioner