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Here’s Why Your Dog Drinks Certain Types of Water

When you live with a dog, you’re well aware that they have a mind of their own—and their own quirks. They’ll have their favorite toys and activities, as well as their own preferences for treats. Naturally, why a dog drinks certain types of water will also follow suit. Even with a full water bowl, they […]

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Should You Purchase a Water Softener or Rent from Indy Soft Water?

Hard water leaves residue on sinks, tubs, and showers. It’s also hard on appliances, dishes, hair, and skin. You may understand the benefits a water softener provides, but wrestle with whether it makes sense to purchase a water softener or rent one. At Indy Soft Water, we help our customers navigate this and other questions. […]

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Do You Still Need Fabric Softener If You Have Soft Water?

How you do your laundry can have a significant impact the items in your wardrobe. Softer clothes are usually comfier clothes! But if you’ve been relying on fabric softener for years, you might want to rethink your system. You can actually get benefits all around your home just by enhancing your water quality.Switching Your Laundry […]

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How to Get Rid of Parasites in Water (for Good)

As people in Texas experienced devastating power outages in February 2021, the focus wasn’t just on electricity. There were major concerns about water quality too. Even if you were able to get water at your tap, it wouldn’t necessarily be clean. The water treatment plants couldn’t function without power, so the state issued boil-water notices […]

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Comparing Water Softening and Water Filtration

What is the difference between water softening and water filtration? Does a water softener also filter? If not, do I need both? These are some of the questions our Carmel customers ask us at Indy Soft Water, when they begin to research water softening and filtration systems for their homes. When you understand the differences […]

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Water Softener Troubleshooting—Check This First!

When you’ve been living with soft water for a while, you’ll probably notice pretty quickly whether something is changing with your water quality. You might start seeing water spots when you take your clean dishes out of the dishwasher. Or your hair and skin might seem more dry or rough after taking a shower. Regular […]

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6 Tap Water Smells—and Where They Come From

We love sipping on fragrant hot coffee and tea. But smelly water? No thanks! If your faucet is giving you something “extra” with your water, it’s good to do a little investigating. The most common bad tap water smells each come with their own set of quirks. Once you figure out what’s going on, you’ll […]

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What’s the Right Amount of Salt for Water Softeners?

As with so many things in life, there’s a sort of Goldilocks situation for figuring out your water softener salt usage. You don’t want to use too little, because then your unit can’t work properly. But you also shouldn’t have to deal with a system that’s always running low on salt, because that probably means […]

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The Soft Water Difference for Well-Nourished Hair

It’s time to rethink your routine for keeping your hair clean, strong, and smooth. And that secret solution won’t necessarily come from a bottle. How you wash your hair actually starts right when it gets wet. If you’re using hard water for your hair instead of soft water, then your hair products will definitely be […]

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How Does a Water Softener Rental Work?

You’ve been thinking about making the switch to soft water, but something is still holding you back. The timing isn’t quite right for making a new investment. Or maybe you’re planning to move in a year or two. Then again, you might still be wondering whether soft water is really all that better than regular […]

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