Water is essential for life, but it can also be a source of potential health risks. Your home’s water quality plays a significant role in determining whether it is safe to drink. We’ll talk about how to raise your home’s water quality in this blog post, so you can relax knowing your water is secure. 

Test Your Water

The first step in improving your water quality is to test your water. There are various methods for doing this. If you use a well as your private water source, you should have it examined frequently by a licensed expert. If you obtain your water from a public source, you can ask your neighborhood water supplier for a free water test or buy a kit for in-home testing.

Testing your water will reveal any contaminants or impurities that could be present in it. From there, you can take the necessary steps to treat your water and make it safe for consumption.

Invest In Water Filtration Systems

Once you know what is in your water, you can invest in the appropriate water filtration system to remove contaminants or impurities. There are different kinds of water filtration systems, from those that fit under the sink to those that cover the whole house. 

Under-sink systems are usually the most affordable option. These systems are put in place right under the kitchen sink and can filter out chlorine, lead, and other volatile organic compounds, among other things. 

Whole-house systems are more expensive, but they are also more effective. As water comes into your home, these systems filter it, ensuring that all the water you use is safe. Whole-house systems can also be used to get rid of pesticides, herbicides, and other chemicals that could be harmful. 

No matter what kind of precision water purification system you choose, make sure it is certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 42, which tests and verifies the performance of water filtration systems.

Install Water Softeners

If your water is hard, which means it has a lot of minerals like calcium and magnesium in it, you should get a water softener. Water softeners get rid of the extra minerals in your water, making it soft and free of other things that could be harmful. 

Water softeners can also help reduce the amount of soap and detergent needed to clean dishes and clothing and reduce the buildup of scale in your pipes and appliances.

Keep Your Filtration System in Good Condition

Maintaining your water filtration system is important to make sure it works well. The filter cartridges or membranes may need to be changed every few months, depending on the sort of system you have.

It is also important to check the system regularly for any signs of leaks or blockages. If you notice any problems, it is best to have the system inspected and serviced by a qualified professional.


Improving the quality of the water in your home is an important step in making sure it is safe to drink. If you test your water and buy the right filtration system, you can eliminate contaminants and other unwanted things, leaving you with clean, safe water to drink. 

By using the tips in this blog, you can be sure that the water you drink is safe and of the best quality.

About the author

Shelby Bartz is the new Content Editor of Precision Air & Plumbing, a full-service HVAC, plumbing and home performance contractor operating in Chandler, Arizona. Shelby is a devoted bookworm but when she isn’t reading, you’ll find her cruising around town with her beloved ginger husky, Maxxy. 

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