Lifestyle

Rain barrels are enjoying a new surge in popularity, and we’re so glad to see them making a comeback! Generations ago, harvesting rainwater was common practice. The recent drought prevention efforts have made water conservation methods and rainwater collection more and more mainstream. Rain barrels are just...

Whether you’re headed to the gym, jogging or biking outside, or cheering the kids on at the weekend soccer game, you know that hydration is key. It’s impossible to have a good workout—or climb, if you’re like our family—without a good source of water nearby....

Our tap water contains different minerals that naturally dissolved into the water at its source. They’re not exactly bad to drink, but they aren’t really necessary either. Your tap water can have traces of iron, potassium, and sodium in it, as well as calcium and...

Have you noticed that Greenwood and Indy’s Southeast side are booming? We’re expecting continued growth this year with more retail locations and plans for a new Costco. Pending a public hearing for rezoning (now set for March 26, according to the Indianapolis Business Journal), this store...

Everyone wants to know their water is safe, and there’s often a lot of confusion about sodium levels in soft water. It makes sense to have concerns about your water quality. That’s why we’re dedicating a post to review the hard facts on soft water...

Your drinking water plays a major role in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Proper hydration keeps your body’s joints and tissues protected and can even help with your weight-loss goals! But if you’re drinking the wrong kind of water, your hydration habit may be doing more harm...

It’s the true beer-lover that pays close attention to that essential fourth ingredient of beer: water! Brewers know to use good hops, yeast, and malt, plus the best water available to make a really successful beer. For homebrewers especially, there are plenty of reasons to...

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,...

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...