Copper corrosion in home plumbing systems is a common phenomenon, which can have many causes.
Besides actual piping failure, the telltale blue stains the oxidized copper leaves on sinks, tubs, and fixtures can identify copper corrosion.
Often laundry and even blonde hair can be tinted blue. Copper can be toxic, and water-containing levels over 1.0 mg/L should not be used for drinking.
If there are iron pipes present, the water can be colored rust or reddish and contain metallic or sulfur odors and sediment. Corrosion can cause the piping to fail, in some cases in less than 10 years. Learn how to deal with copper contamination. Click Here to Continue Reading This Post
When you have a water system that uses well water, it is important to do regular water testing to ensure that the water that the well is supplying into your household is safe. Sometimes, bacteria, stains and sediments can be found in the water. Often, water sediment filters won’t take care of everything. Unlike city […] Click Here to Continue Reading This Post
It was extremely easy for my handy husband to install. He watched a YouTube video. No more copper stains in my shower,gone is the rust in hot water,and it tastes great now. Click Here to Continue Reading This Post
So far, everything seems to be going well. Click Here to Continue Reading This Post
In all it was a fairly easy installation of the Calcite neutralizer system with the instruction booklets provided. I would however suggest one improvement with the calcite tank design (light tank). As you can see in the photos the opening for the refill of calcite did not thread to the front of the tank. This […] Click Here to Continue Reading This Post