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Dental hygiene is a matter of daily attention. Have you ever thought about how much water you use when you brush your teeth? Brushing your teeth might not require a lot o...

Friday, December 17th, 2021

The Importance Of Testing Well Water Regularly

Many people are under the impression that a well is the cleanest, purest form of water there is. Though, this may not be true because we also forget all of the unwanted c...

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021

Hard Water vs. Soft Water

How does your skin feel when you step out of the shower? Would you call it silky smooth or do you feel dry and itchy after bathing? The water in your home can have signif...

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

Drink More Water

Water is one of the most important parts of human life and many of us do not consume nearly enough of it. To understand the health benefits of drinking water, how you can...

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

How Does A Well Work

Modern plumbing makes getting water from a well to our homes much easier, but have you ever wondered exactly how this happens? To learn more about how a well system works...

Thursday, April 1st, 2021

Point of Entry vs. Point of Use

Understanding the difference between Point of Entry and Point of Use systems for water treatment is a great way to feel more confident when it comes to solving your home'...

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021

Water Treatment Certifications: What Do They Mean?

Many water contaminants are colorless, odorless, and tasteless... so how do you know if your filter is even taking anything out? Read this blog about how looking for wate...

Monday, February 1st, 2021

Can Hard Water Cause Hairloss?  4 Tips to Strengthen Your Hair

Worried about the amount of hair your comb is catching? While genetics may be more to blame for a receding hair line, hard water does make your strands more brittle and p...

Monday, February 1st, 2021

Common Water Softener Problems: What is a salt bridge?

Have a softener but don't think it's providing soft water? There are a few maintenance related things you can look for that will cause this, including a "salt bridge" ins...

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

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? The firs...

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

Know Your Water Contaminants

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 ...

Thursday, October 1st, 2020

Drinking Water Quality: How to boost your health and immunity

When you think about boosting your immune system, the first things that come to mind are likely healthy eating, adequate rest, taking vitamins, or reducing stress. Even t...

Thursday, October 1st, 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 ...

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Protect your Water Softener with Preventative Maintenance!

Installing a water softener in your home will immediately take care of hard water issues giving your family better quality water and can even save you money. But what can...

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

How To Choose The Best Water Treatment Systems

Maybe your water at home tastes OK, but you occasionally smell rotten eggs when you turn the faucet on. Whether it's an unpleasant odor, odd flavor, itchy skin, water spo...

Monday, July 13th, 2020

Flooding And Your Well

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

Monday, July 13th, 2020

Drinking Water and Its Source

Now that you are spending more time at home, do you notice your home's water isn't that great? Characteristics like taste, color, and odor can signal some common water qu...

Monday, June 1st, 2020

Finding The Best Location For A Water Softener

Water Softeners are typically installed in the basement, crawlspace, garage or utility room, but which space is best for you?

Monday, June 1st, 2020

Water Treatment is Essential

The water treatment industry is one of those essentials that you may not immediately think of. Now more than ever, it is evident that having access to safe, clean, and hi...

Monday, May 4th, 2020

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