Lifestyle

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...

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...

If your hair feels more brittle or damaged in the summer months, don’t be too quick to blame your blow dryer. Strange as it may sound, the real issue for dry hair comes down to what happens when your hair is wet. Washing your hair...

When you have the right water, setting up your new fish tank is easy—even for beginners! Understanding the difference between tap water and filtered water will help ensure that your fish have a healthy, happy life in their new home. Aquarium Cleaning Tips First, you’ve got to...

It seems so contradictory that the lands we treasure and protect as National Parks are full of disposable plastic water bottles. An estimated one-third of parks’ waste coming from these bottles. The fact that more and more parks and bottle-free organizations are are pushing for better water...

If you’re getting tired of your old Indy summer stomping grounds, check out some of our ideas. They’re all family-friendly and close to water so you can beat the heat—and your boredom—at the same time. Eagle Creek Park We can’t get enough of Eagle Creek in the...

Staying hydrated is more important than ever when the summer heat sets in. Rising temperatures and active summer days mean you and your family need to drink more water than usual to prevent dehydration. But with these quick tips, it’s easy to get into the...