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The Benefits of Soft Water for Your Hair and Skin

  Have you been suffering from itchy, dry skin? Does your hair feel dry and lifeless? The last thing that most of us think about when trying to change our beauty routine is the water we use. Believe it or not, the kind of water we use...

What Are The Benefits of A Water Filtration System?

Originally posted on 02/23/2017 A water filtration system is useful when you are getting your water from a well, lake, stream, or municipal system. There are usually contaminants in the water that affects the taste and quality of the...

How Much Water Should You Be Drinking?

Originally posted on 07/07/2017 The human body is made up of over 75% water. Drinking water is crucial for our health and well-being. It helps the body through the process of homeostasis, cleansing, clearing, and keeping things balanced....

The Best Methods to Protect Your Softener This Winter

Winter has not been easy this year, and we have a long haul left! Extreme weather conditions bring out the worse in just about everything. From how your body works to how your home works, stead temperatures above 40 degrees and below 80 degrees keep...

Are you Drinking Enough Water this Summer?

Summer is a great time to get out of the house and have some fun in the sun. The season is here for beach volleyball, swimming at the pool or the lake, or hitting the trails for a hike. Make sure you drink enough water to keep up with the extra heat...

3 Benefits of a Water Softener

It is a well-known fact that 85% of homes depend on hard water supplies. Hard water contains excessive amounts of minerals such as iron and calcium. As such, hard water supplies constitute a huge problem for homeowners. Besides, hard water creates...

How Long Does a Water Softener Last?

The length of time a water softener lasts depends on a number of factors. You can expect to have your water softener system last for at least ten years, but with good maintenance, you can nearly double the life of your system. Take good care of your...

The Health Benefits of Soft Water

Water hardness is determined by the presence of minerals like calcium and magnesium. Those minerals can make water more difficult to use for things like cleaning, so many people prefer to use water softeners if they don't live in an area with...

The Top 3 Advantages of a Reverse Osmosis System

A Reverse Osmosis system is the best way to flush out out all of the impurities from your tap water, such as chlorine, sulfates, and other harmful particulates. Today, more Americans than ever before are turning to Reverse Osmosis systems to ensure...

Common Toxins Found in Tap Water

Every living being on Earth needs water to survive, and since the human body is made up of roughly 60% water, the quality of water we consume is crucial to our health. It's no secret that, for a litany of reasons, the water that...

The Dangers of Chlorine in Your Water

When most people think about chlorine, they usually think of swimming pools and that unmistakable smell that takes them back to summer days gone by. But did you know that the same chemical element is found in residential water that flows through...

How Does a Water Softener Work?

You’ve probably heard of a water softener, and if you live in an area with particularly hard water, then you’ve seen first hand how a water softener can make it much easier to manage. Water is considered hard if it contains high levels...

Are You Drinking Arsenic?

It’s a frightening realization that the drinking water we ingest every day could contain elements that cause cancer.  Studies conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and further investigated by the Natural Resource...

The Benefits of Purifying Your Home's Water

Over the last several years, more and more homeowners have chosen to install water purification systems, and for good reason. With uncertainties about exactly what is in our water and what health concerns could potentially arise from drinking the...

What is a Reverse Osmosis System?

We all know that we need water to survive, but what kind of water do we need to thrive? These days, it’s not uncommon to hear about the dangers hiding in our water, but many of us still believe that the water that comes out of our faucets is...

Toxic Algae Discovered in Ohio Water

Back in August, Ohio declared a water emergency, leaving 500,000 residents without clean water.  The cause of this unfortunate event was an algae bloom in Lake Erie, the primary source of Ohio’s water.  Water officials in Toledo...

What is in Your Water?

If you’re drinking unfiltered tap water, you’re getting more than you bargained for.  The average glass of tap water has the potential to contain upwards of 300 different chemicals and pollutants. Here is a breakdown of just a few...

Water Softener Can Make Life Less Hard

Written by Angie Hicks Aug. 29, 2013 | cincinnati.com   The Cincinnati metro area has a hard water problem that’s likely to shorten the lifespan of your water-using appliances. Owning a water softener can not only soften your water...

Acid Water May be Harmful to Your Health

In its natural state, the body is slightly alkaline. It must maintain this slightly alkaline state for our very survival. Our bodies have developed complex mechanisms to ensure that this balance is maintained.   Most of us are natural...

National Tap Water Quality Database

Tap water in 42 states is contaminated with more than 140 unregulated chemicals that lack safety standards, according to the Environmental Working Group's (EWG's) two-and-a-half year investigation of water suppliers' tests of the treated tap water...