Testing water quality before purchasing

Standards for what’s considered to be safe can change over time, so it’s important to have the water tested at your new home before closing.

Low-quality water can be harmful to your family, which has been linked to health problems including neurological, respiratory, abdominal, and cancer (healthandenviroment.org)

What does water testing reveal?

Should I request a water test?

Whether you’re looking to buy a home that has a well or uses municipal water, it’s important to make sure the water is safe, especially if you have young children.

When does the water test happen?

The water test can be conducted with little extra time during the home inspection and without the need for complex equipment.