New Hampshire residents are increasingly confronted with an invisible yet dangerous threat – PFAS contamination in their water sources. The Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) reports that almost half of the population relies on private wells, 39% of which exceed safe levels for these potentially hazardous “forever chemicals.” This is a critical situation, especially in […]
Why Does My Water Smell Like Rotten Eggs?
One of the worst things is turning the faucet on to brush your teeth first thing in the morning and being met in the face with a pungent smell. If you’ve just been dealing with it and wondering why does my water smell like rotten eggs — you don’t have to continue wondering! We’re going […]
New Hampshire PFAS Map and What This Means For You
When you’re looking at the New Hampshire PFAS Map, it can be more than a little disturbing. With multiple sites ranking well over 45 ppt (PFOA+PFOS), there’s definitely a concern to bring further testing to more areas throughout the state and mitigate any issues with filtration. New Hampshire PFAS Map You can look at a […]
Does New Hampshire have hard or soft water?
Whether you have hard or soft water in New Hampshire can impact your lifestyle or business in unfortunate ways. The easily visible limescale and buildup on faucets and drains is from the “hard” mineral ions. They, unfortunately, build up on the surfaces of your showers and tubs, faucets and fixtures, and dishes and utensils. While […]
How do I know if I have PFAS in water?
Among the most discouraging news in NH has been the latest string of articles on the growing PFAS problem in the state. From questions over Saint-Gobain’s transparency to the government trying to help homeowners dealing with this issue, many wonder, “How do I know if I have PFAS in water?” To truly know if you […]
What is PFAS?
The battle against PFAS contaminants and the family of chemicals has been going on for a while — but it is far from over. This family of chemicals is best known for being water and oil-resistant. Still, it has historically been used in many everyday products, including makeup, food product containers, and other products that […]
What is PFOA?
Globally, there’s been a spotlight on PFOA and similar chemicals — namely, what these environmental contaminants can do to our bodies. Being called a “forever chemical,” these manufactured elements are highly stable and are used to produce various everyday products. Starting in 2016, the US phased out the use of PFOA/PFOS and other PFAS chemicals […]
Is the water safe to drink in New Hampshire
Whether you’ve been paying attention to the water scene in NH for a few years or you’re new to the conversation, the question remains: Is the water safe to drink in New Hampshire? And honestly, the answer can be a little bit complicated. Living in a place full of natural beauty and having many neighbors […]
Why Did My Water Suddenly Turn Brown
It’s not the best day when you turn on the faucet or jump in the shower and are met with some brown-tinted droplets! You may feel completely turned off from using your water. While we want to reassure you that it’s most likely safe to use for cleaning and bathing (it may be best not […]
More PFAS in New Hampshire — and What That Means for You
Water is a basic need for life—and we shouldn’t have to worry about the quality or standards. NH residents hear about this issue on a regular basis—and if you have well water or live near the Pease Tradeport or the Saint-Gobain, you may be very concerned about your and your family’s well-being. Since PFAS is […]
So You Bought a Home in New Hampshire That Has Well Water….Now What?
Whether you’re moving into a home that’s had well water for 50+ years, or you’re constructing a new build in a rural area, owning a well water home has its distinct advantages and disadvantages. We want to help you understand the basics of what well water means for you, along with the most important benefits […]
What is a boil advisory?
When you hear “water boil advisory” on the radio or television, you may be unfamiliar with the term or unsure what it means for you — we want to alleviate your concern by giving you the steps you need to take to ensure your family is safe. What is a water boil advisory? A boil […]
7 Benefits of a Water Softener
If you struggle with dry, itchy skin or streaking on your glasses after the dishwasher runs, you may have an issue with hard water. Hard water can drastically damage your home, and fixing the issue with water softeners will help you enjoy a better quality of life and help you take better care of your […]
Why you need a whole house water treatment system in New Hampshire
Purified water is an investment in your families health, home, and future. The state of New Hampshire is known for natural beauty and its citizens have built a reputation as being health-conscious and environmentally aware. So it may come as a surprise to Granite State homeowners to find that the water coming from their kitchen […]