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December 8, 2017

Helpful Hints to Protect Your Pipes From Freezing

Winter is coming! Gainesville and the surrounding areas are expecting their first freeze this weekend. Do you know what to do? First, remember to bring people, pets, and plants indoors. Now, how to protect your pipes from bursting during a freeze? Follow these simple guidelines: Outdoor Water Lines 1.  Protect all exposed outdoor water lines
September 18, 2017

Post-Hurricane Guidelines for Private Well Owners

  Florida got pummeled by Hurricane Irma last week and, unfortunately, our north-central region suffered more than its fair share of Irma’s wrath:  fallen trees, power outages, ripped roofs, debris, water damage, gas shortages. Best Water Solutions sends our condolences to everyone affected. As electricity returns and the flood water subsides, many homes and businesses
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  • bacteria, contaminants, Department of Health, Hurricane Irma, water test, well water,
July 7, 2017

Got Slime? If You’re on Well Water, Here’s Why

Iron Bacteria in Your Well Water May Be to Blame Have you ever opened the tank on the back of your toilet and been greeted with a scene like this? Are there red-brown stains, crusts, and gross slime all over the inside, sides, and bottom of the toilet tank? If your home or business uses
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  • bacteria, bad water, contaminants, iron, sulfur smell,
July 6, 2017

Best Water Solutions Receives Water Quality Association Recognition

“Business Excellence” designation sets company apart for certified products and professionals Best Water Solutions has received the honor of “Business Excellence” from the national Water Quality Association (WQA), the leading voice of the water treatment industry. WQA’s Business Excellence program calls attention to companies who demonstrate a strong commitment to the values and high standards
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  • Business excellence, certification, certified professionals, quality water treatment, Water Quality Association,
  • Image of a sign detailing sponsors for Habitat for Humanity.
  • Image of Roy and a Perry Center Apprentice at work during the installation for Habitat for Humanity.
  • Image of Roy and a Perry Center Apprentice working to install our equipment for Habitat for Humanity.
  • Image of a Best Water Solutions truck at the Habitat for Humanity installation.
  • Image of Roy and our truck at the Habitat for Humanity installation project.
  • Photo credit:  Alachua Habitat for Humanity
June 16, 2017

Giving Back to Our Community:  Working with Habitat for Humanity in Alachua County

Photo Credit: Alachua Habitat for Humanity Earlier this month, Best Water Solutions had the honor of partnering with Alachua Habitat for Humanity and Santa Fe College’s Perry Construction Institute to build a house for a family in need in High Springs. Since our founding in 1982, Best Water Solutions has always been actively engaged with the
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  • best water, community, gainesville, ocala, pure water, safe and pure, service, water filtration,
June 5, 2017

What’s REALLY in Your City Water?

Do you ever wonder what’s actually in your city water? Drinking water represents only 1% of the water treated by municipalities.  The other 99% is “working water” which is used to flush toilets, water lawns, shower, brush teeth, wash hair, do laundry, wash dishes, clean,  fight fires, etc. Is it reasonable to expect that “working
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  • best water, city water, contaminants, filter, tap water,
February 28, 2017

Know What You are Getting Into: Questions to Ask

  Best Water Solutions Can the company you are considering to provide water treatment equipment for your home demonstrate they are certified by the National Water Quality Association? ( (This may be your best assurance that a company meets the technical and ethical standards that you deserve)     Yes       Does the
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  • buying a water softener, certified professional, hard water, water filtration,
February 16, 2017

Bacteria in Your Water

Bacteria, Viruses, and other Microbes in Water  You can rarely detect microbes such as bacteria, viruses, cysts, amoebas, protozoans and parasites in water through sight, smell or taste. Consequently many people go years before realizing they have a problem in their water. Most waterborne microbes are harmless; others like E. coli, Giardia and Cryptosporidium can cause stomach
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  • bacteria, bad water, best water, filter, water filtration,
January 26, 2017

Difference Between Water Softeners and Water Conditioners

Salt or Potassium Based Water Softener Through the ion-exchange process this system removes hard water minerals (dissolved limerock) from the water before the water enters your home. There is an exchange of hard water for salt or potassium ions in the water softener’s resin tank.  As larger volumes of water are softened, the beads become
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  • filter, hard water, soft water, water conditioner, water filtration,
January 7, 2017

Boost Your Metabolism All Day Long

Happy 2017! We hope you enjoyed the Holidays with your family and friends, eating delicious food. Now that it’s over, you may be feeling guilty about the extra calories you consumed. And may have included “losing weight” in your New Year’s Resolutions. We know this is not an easy one to accomplish, but here are a few
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