Should I be worried about arsenic in my water?

Should I be worried about arsenic in my water?

Arsenic is a toxic chemical element that is unevenly distributed in the Earth’s crust in soil, rocks, and minerals. It occurs naturally in the environment and is a byproduct of some agricultural and industrial activities. It can enter drinking water through the ground...
Why Does Water Have a Taste?

Why Does Water Have a Taste?

The American Ground Water Trust newsletter reports in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s mineral water spas were popular for the affluent.  Part of the attraction was the taste of the water and the natural carbonation of the springs.  Pure water has no taste.  Water...

Issues That Scare Off Homebuyers

The title of this entry comes from a great article on Trulia’s (www.trulia.com) blog called “8 Home Issues that Scare Off Buyers” from November 10, 2016.  I wanted to expand a bit on its’ list of “scary” items.  They included issues of: Roof Gutters Doors and windows...