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Tips For Getting Accurate Results From Your Taylor Test Strips


  • Limit exposure to air.
  • Keep strips dry before use.
  • Don't touch the pads.
  • Collect sample water 18" below the water surface.
  • Dip down and up quickly.
  • Don't flick off excess water.
  • Let correct amount of time elapse for starting and completing the readings.
  • Read test values in the order given.
  • Prevent reagents running between pads by holding strip horizontal to the ground when comparing colors.
  • Make color matches in natural light without sunglasses.
  • Don't use strips past the best by date.