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Contact the experts at Arctic Bear to handle your heating, cooling, or plumbing emergency any day, any time. We have the tools and experience needed to restore function to your HVAC or plumbing systems when you need it most. Call our team at 607.754.4235 to get 24/7 emergency services in Endicott, Vestal, or the surrounding areas.

Water Problems

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Water Contamination

Multiple (aluminum, ammonia, arsenic, copper, fluoride, lead, selenium, etc.)

Microbial contaminants are not as easily detectable as the smell of sulfur or the black staining of manganese. But they can still be dangerous to your health.

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White Scale Build-Up

Mineral build-up

Hard water contains heightened levels of minerals like magnesium and calcium. Over time, these deposits build up inside your water heater and on any surface that contacts water. Overtime, this build up can corrode your plumbing.

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Flat Hair and Dry Skin

Mineral build-up

Hard water can leave soap scum on your skin and hair. This often leads to scalp issues, deflated up-dos, and dry or flaky skin.

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Acid Stains

Water with an improper pH

When the pH of your water dips too low, it can begin eating away at your plumbing. The metal stripped from your pipes is sprayed out of your faucets and turns water basins a bluish-green color.

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Bad Taste and Smell

Disproportional amounts of sulfur

If your water smells like rotten eggs, you’ve probably got a sulfur problem. While sulfur won’t hurt you, it can drastically alter the way your water tastes. But, if you’ve got a well, this excess sulfur can turn into hydrogen sulfide. If left unchecked,

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Tastes Like Chlorine

Too much chlorine

If you think your water tastes like chlorine, you could be right. Often used to disinfect city water, high levels of it can leave your home tasting like a swimming pool.

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Rust

High levels of iron

If your sinks, tubs, and toilets are covered in rust stains, you might have an iron problem. If left untreated, iron can clog your pipes and leave your water tasting metallic.

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Black Water Buildup

Too much manganese

Manganese is often found in ground and surface water. High levels of it can stain water fixtures black. Overtime, this can reduce your water pressure and increase your maintenance costs. Worse yet, your water will end up tasting bitter and sharp.

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