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Save 10% for the Holidays? YES!

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to EVERYone that has helped make 2019 a GREAT year for us at the Water Test Kit Store!  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to EVERYone that hasn't helped make 2019 a GREAT year for us at the Water Test Kit Store!  We love EVERYone this time of year!  :)

As always we offer free standard domestic shipping in the United States and from now until the end of the year our customers can save 10% off on every item in our store by using discount code XMAS2019TENOFF.

That's right, 10% off your order total and free shipping until the end of the year with discount code XMAS2019TENOFF.

Top five Reasons to Use This Discount Code!

  • Your cat/dog/goldfish/hamster/wombat/whatever will thank you.
  • You have always wondered what's in your water.
  • Having to take cold showers (for whatever reason!) is much more pleasant/tolerable in filtered water.
  • Crazy Aunt Edna will get jealous of your insanely awesome frugal shopping skills.
  • And finally...  Because it ALWAYS makes sense to save money!

And in conclusion, YOU can save 10% off on every item in the Water Test Kit Store by using discount code XMAS2019TENOFF at checkout and enjoy, like always, free standard shipping for all orders in the United States!

PFAS in Drinking Water.... You Can Test YOUR Water for Them Easily

In today's post we would like to introduce you to a company that offers testing for PFAS in drinking water and promises roughly a 2-week turnaround time for testing... plus free shipping of the kit to customers and of customers' water samples to their laboratory for testing. Tap Score Water Testing Package for PFAS -- For more [...]

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Arsenic Test Kits for Community Testing?

Earlier today we received an email from 'Irma' asking, "I see your small test kits have only 5 tests.  We want to do a neighborhood wide testing program but getting it all done will take a while.  Does the 100-test version have shelf-life long enough for 2 or 3 months worth of testing or will [...]

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What is the Most Important Water Test?

Today's inquiry came from 'AimElynn' who asked, " Hi, I'm working on a school project for science class and have a question.  What is the most important water test?" Each home or buildings water quality situation varies for a large number of reasons.  Homes built at the same time, by the same builder, in the same neighborhood [...]

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Which Water Do I Test? Source or Filtered?

Today we received an inquiry from 'Nathaniel' who asked, " If I use a basic Brita sink attachment, would you suggest I get the water tested after or before the filter?  I wash my food and my body without the filter so knowing what is in the tap is important, but I drink tons of water [...]

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Question Regarding Free Bromine Testing Using DPD-1

We recently received an inquiry from 'TJA' who asked, "I'm testing for free bromine with HACH DPD-1 25 ml powder pack using a LaMotte 1200 Bromine colorimeter. How long should I wait from adding the reagent packet to testing the sample with the colorimeter for accurate free bromine results? It seems that the longer I [...]

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Testing for Specific Metals

With all the talk in the news about lead in drinking water, arsenic in well water, and other unpleasant water contaminants 'suddenly and unexpectedly' popping up in our potable water supplies, it came as no surprise to us when 'William' emailed us and said, " I'm interested in what type of tests you provide for heavy [...]

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Does Heavy Metals Check Test for Nickel?

We recently got asked if the  SenSafe Heavy Metals Check product detect Nickel... and it does, but with the following caveat:  This product DOES detect nickel, but at the same time it also detects other metals and therefore provides a combined reading of all metals it detects. Example: If the sample contained 60ppb dissolved nickel, 40ppb [...]

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Can WaterSafe Well Water Test Kit Get Used on Coffee or Tea?

Recently we heard from 'SanJ' who asked, "Can we use the WaterSafe well water strip check for contamination of beverages (like coffee, tea)?" The WaterSafe Well Water Test Kit uses visual test methods for detection of the different quality parameters.  That means test results given by the test strips would become compromised by the color of samples so [...]

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Plastic or Glass for Water Sample Collection?

We received a recent inquiry from 'HollyDay' who asked, " What kind of containers should we use for collecting the water samples? i.e., plastic, glass... And should we use a different container for each sample we test?" Thank you, Holly, for asking a VERY good question. Read the test kit's directions first We cannot stress the importance of reading [...]

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