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Iron in Your Water

What is iron? What is the difference between ferrous iron and ferric iron? What problems can iron cause, and how can I tell if I have iron in my water.

Wednesday, September 29th, 2021

Things to Consider When Purchasing a Water Treatment System

When you notice things aren't quite right with the water in your home, there are several things to consider when considering a water treatment system. Should I DIY the pr...

Monday, August 30th, 2021

What Type of Water is Safe to Use in Baby Formula?

Babies depend on us for their nourishment. If you choose to feed your baby with formula, what type of water is best? We'll explore what you need to know when choosing wat...

Wednesday, August 4th, 2021

Why is there Chlorine in my Water?

Chlorine is used as a disinfectant in public water supplies. It is safe and effective against most waterborne pathogens. Chlorine can have unpleasant side effects, such a...

Wednesday, June 30th, 2021

How Safe Is Our Drinking Water

This article is from Consumer Reports and appeared in their May magazine and was posted online on March 31, 2021. CR investigated the nation's tap water. Here's what...

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021

Why Are There So Many Filtration Options?

A look at the different water filtration options available and the unique features of each one.

Friday, May 28th, 2021

There's a Boil Water Advisory - What Do I Need to Know?

A boil water advisory is issued when there is a chance that water has come in contact with biological contaminants that make it unsafe for consumption. To make your water...

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

Help! There are Water Stains on my Wedding Ring!

Hard water stains and buildup up can happen on water faucets, shower heads, and even your jewelry. What's the best way to clean them off your jewelry and how to prevent t...

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

My Coffee Maker has a Carbon Filter. Do I Still Need to Use R.O. Water?

Many coffee makers now come with a carbon filter to improve the water. If your coffee maker has one, do you still need to use R. O. water when you brew your coffee?

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

How is Hard Water Scale Like Road Salt?

Hard water minerals build up as scale on plumbing and heating elements in appliances, causing damage and inefficiency. During winter weather, road salt can build up on yo...

Friday, January 29th, 2021

Common Water Softener Problems: What is a Salt Bridge?

A salt bridge can throw a wrench in your softener's ability to make soft water. By preventing salt from coming in contact with water, a salt bridge prevents your softener...

Friday, December 18th, 2020

What's Involved With Owning a Well?

Can you imagine life without modern-day plumbing or homes without even a single bathroom? Lucky for us, modern-day homes are equipped with pumps and wells or are piped in...

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

CLEANING AND DISINFECTING HOME SURFACES: SOFT VS. HARD WATER

Most of the time, you can tell if a table, countertop, or any other surface in your home is dirty just by looking at it. But what about the things you can't see?

Friday, October 2nd, 2020

Know Your Water Contaminants: PFAS

PFAS are an emerging class of contaminants that are extremely persistent in the environment and our bodies. This group of man made chemicals that include PFOA, PFOS, and ...

Monday, September 28th, 2020

Drinking water quality: How to boost your health and immunity

Your body's immune system is your first line of defense against disease, and water is a secret weapon you need to stay healthy. When you think about boosting your immune ...

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Is Your Water Changing with the Seasons?

Just like the leaves falling and kids going back to school, your water supply can change with the seasons. Although color, taste, and odor abnormalities can become a perm...

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

Water Treatment Considerations When Buying a New Home

Looking for a new house is exciting. Thinking about a new location, better space, and other benefits of a new home can be fun. But, don't let sitting back in your recline...

Monday, August 10th, 2020

Would a Twin Tank Softener Benefit My Home?

Keeping your home supplied with soft water can be a great benefit for your family and wallet! If you have heavy-water users in the home, you may want to learn more about ...

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

Choosing the best water treatment system for your home

You've heard of water softeners, conditioners, and filters, but what's the best for your home and what will solve your water issues? It's helpful to understand water trea...

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

Floodwaters and Your Water Supply

Owning a home near a lake or river can make every day seem like a vacation, but that luxury also comes with the downside of living in a flood zone. Find out what you need...

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

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