Author: indywater

Colder temperatures are approaching, and part of keeping our homes warm and cozy is caring for our major appliances. Protecting your water softener for the winter is easy—as long as you take the right steps for maintaining a decent temperature. It’s a lot easier to prevent...

A lot of homeowners are confused about what a softener does for their water. How are water softeners different from filtration systems? And what good is a softener if you have a drinking water filter already set up? This week, we’re breaking down the Do’s...

The hard, crusty buildup on faucets sure doesn’t help the “spotless” look we’re going for in a bathroom. If you’re struggling with keeping that green or aquamarine mineral buildup at bay, check out some of these cleaning tips. Really want to go the extra-mile? We’ll...

You pick the best produce at the store for cooking—so why would you overlook the main ingredient for your coffee, tea, and soup? No recipe calls for trace amounts of chlorine, yet a weak water filter can let all those impurities leach into you food...

We’ve finally gotten around to reading Charles Fishman’s 2011 book, The Big Thirst. (Spoiler—it’s about water.) We tend to keep a local focus here at Indy Soft Water, but Fishman does a great job of showing water’s role around the world, including water-dry Australia, India,...

Understanding what fluoride is and why it’s in our water is often a cloudy, confusing conversation. Most people are aware that their tap water (usually) has fluoride, but few know what “fluoride” actually means—or how it really impacts our children. Fluoride in Drinking Water Fluoride is a...

Noblesville water comes from many sources, so it’s important to understand the area’s different water quality concerns. Various community groups and watershed alliances in Noblesville are actively working to protect the water sources, but we still have constant contamination risks. Unfortunately, when we face the...

Ambre Blends realized right away that their city well water had some problems when they relocated to their new Indy office building. They loved the space, but needed clean drinking water for their employees and water that was safe to use for sanitizing their production...

When you know you have hard water and you’re ready to get a softener, the next step is figuring out how you want to use it. Should you buy your unit, or rent it? Knowing whether to buy or rent can be a lot more...

Backyards are fine places to pitch tents, but there are plenty of hiking trails and campsites around Indianapolis if you’re feeling a little more adventurous! One thing’s for sure though—don’t be a daredevil with your drinking water. For both overnight camping and longer treks, it’s...