Water Testing Services in CT

Anchor Home Inspection, LLC offers Water Testing in CT. Drinking water may contain several contaminants, some of which are hazardous, and some are not. Public water supplies are tested by the utility, and must meet stringent EPA standards. Nevertheless, even when the public water supply is safe, problems can originate in the distribution system. For more detailed information, please be sure to visit the United States Environmental Protection Agency website: http://water.epa.gov

Water Testing

Free In Home Water Testing Near YouMany people live under the perception that the water from the water supply, especially the water made available to us by those large municipal tanks is contaminated, and not safe to consume. This may come as a surprise to many that the majority of us are served with water that is safe to drink, and the water from the municipal water system is not all that bad. However, depending on the location of the water body, it is recommended to get the water tested from time to time. For instance, well water should be tested occasionally for coliform bacteria and the water available in the agricultural areas should be tested now and then for nitrate compounds. Properties that are more than 30 years of age must get the water tested as well. The plumbing pipes are usually joined by lead solder, which may be a potential reason for increased lead percentage in the water. For the sake of our health, it is necessary to get the water quality tested. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) requires water tests for bacteria, nitrates, nitrites, and lead.

Other reasons a water test may be warranted:

  • The lender may require a water test before loan approval
  • well located downstream from a septic system
  • use of lawn fertilizers, salt, or de-icers near the well

Yearly testing may be advisable in certain situations:

  • pregnant or nursing household member
  • unexplained illnesses in the family
  • any change in taste, odor, color, or clarity of the water
  • a neighbor tests positive for contaminants in their water
  • any dumping of chemicals, pesticides, or fuels into or near your well
  • if any part of your good system has been replaced or repaired

Water Testing Near Me, CALL 860-961-3213. Water Quality Testing services for commercial and residential customers.

What do we do for our clients?

Anchor Home Inspection offers water testing services to check the presence of coliform bacteria in the consumable water, and extended levels of lead, nitrites, and nitrates. Uniquely designed containers are used to collect water samples from the nearest entry point such as the bathroom tap or the kitchen sink. Different water tests require different sampling methods and specific guidelines need to be followed based on which the test results are prepared.
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What Tests Should I Have Done?

Water is a life-saving element, but can as well become a life-threatening entity if consumed along with the elements that may lead to various diseases and health issues. Water testing is a complicated process that should be done by experts for the best and reliable results. Hence, it is always recommended to get experts involved rather than doing it yourself. However, if you want, there are certain tests that anyone can perform with the help of the equipment and water testing kits available in the market.
The most common things that need to be checked during the water testing are the presence of contaminants such as any existing microbes and the pH level of the water to check its nature. Oxygen levels, the presence of nitric compounds, the presence of salts, and many other factors can be checked during water testing.

Some of the elements are:

  • Temperature Testing
  • pH Testing
  • Chloride Testing
  • Salinity testing
  • Dissolved Oxygen Testing
  • Nitrate and Phosphates
  • Pesticides
  • Redox
  • Electrical conductivity


Water tests are reliable when done by reputable laboratories as they have the means to thoroughly examine the water being pumped into your house. However, you can also do water testing at home to check for the basic elements using the water testing kits available in the market.
A standard water test is the basic level testing of water for the presence of coliform bacteria, salts, nitrites, nitrates, sulphates salinity, pH, any other dissolved minerals, and the hardness of the water. It is to examine whether the water is safe for consumption.

We also offer several additional home inspection services:

Radon contamination is a serious problem for homes in Connecticut. This test will utilize the advanced instruments needed to detect this odorless and invisible radioactive gas. Radon is a leading cause of lung cancer and has been found to contribute to numerous other health issues, so it’s important to get your prospective home tested before committing to a purchase. If dangerous levels of radon are detected, mitigation measures will be recommended.


Before you invest in a home, it’s a wise move to make sure that there isn’t any wood-destroying insect or termite damage, which could end up costing you far more than you counted on. This inspection will thoroughly examine a home’s interior and exterior structure for existing termite damage and any signs of termites actively nesting inside the home.


This service will test a home’s water supply for any kind of contamination that could make the water hazardous to drink or otherwise use. We can test for pH balance, water hardness, radon, heavy metal contaminants, and much more.


For this service, we’ll conduct a one hour flow test of a property’s well pump. By taking readings at 10-minute intervals, we’ll be able to determine if the well is able to sustain a sufficient supply of water for an entire household. A pressure test will also be performed.


Putting a home on the market without first having it professionally inspected could be a huge detriment to your ability to get the most from your investment. For this inspection, we’ll thoroughly inspect a home prior to it being listed. This will facilitate an opportunity for any issues to be corrected well in advance of a buyer’s inspection and will give you a chance to establish good, productive communication with prospective buyers at the onset of negotiations.


This inspection is designed to give a new homeowner confidence with the quality of their investment before it’s time to start moving in. We’ll arrive prior to the builder’s final walkthrough to perform a detailed assessment of the home’s condition, informing you of any issues that we encounter so that necessary repairs can be arranged with the contractors.


When a defective component is discovered during our inspection of a property, you may feel a little let down due to your expectations of the home not being met. That’s why we offer Re-Inspections to give you peace of mind and confidence once a seller has made sure that any defects are corrected. We’ll come back to perform an additional assessment of the home, focusing on the component that was originally found to be defective to make sure that any safety issues have been resolved and that everything is in working order.


Toxic mold exposure can be devastating. It can cause life-long neurological problems, sickness, respiratory problems, fatigue, eye irritation, skin rashes, headaches, memory problems, moodiness, nosebleeds, body aches, joint pain, fevers and allergies.

Anchor Home Inspection, LLC offers mold testing services that tells you the type and concentration of toxic mold.


At Anchor Home Inspection, LLC, we rely on our core values in order to provide our clients with consistently superior home inspection services.

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