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 […]
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 […]
3 Water Solutions That Effectively Remove Chlorine
One of the more common complaints we hear about home water quality is that it smells like chlorine. This is especially true for drinking water. But you might also be noticing that chemical odor with your hot shower water or during your little one’s bath time. And how about the frustrations of dealing with scratchy […]
7 Reasons Why Homes Run Better with Soft Water
Yes, all water is made up of hydrogen and oxygen. But oftentimes, your tap water will also come with some extra “ingredients.” The most common ones are the hard water minerals calcium and magnesium. You’re probably getting a good dose of chlorine in your water too. If you want to get back to basics—that is, […]
What’s the Right Way to Wash Produce for My Family?
We all know that fresh produce can be packed with vitamins, minerals, and flavor. But it’s easy to have questions about food safety with our fruits and vegetables. Do we really need to wash produce? And what does that even entail? Food Safety While Shopping Everyone has a different set of criteria for what may […]
Do Water Softeners Remove Chlorine?
When you start looking into water quality, one of the biggest concerns that pops up is usually chlorine. The water treatment plants add chlorine to our water as a disinfectant. So if you don’t have a way to filter the chlorine out, you’ll end up drinking chlorine and using chlorinated water for your showers, the […]
Want a Better Hot Shower? Check Your Water!
Running out of hot water in the shower is never fun, especially during the colder months. How is your water heater holding up? When the temperatures drop outside, we still want to be warm and cozy indoors. This means having comfortable heating settings for each room and hot water at every faucet. If your family […]
What Do Fridge Filters Remove vs. Reverse Osmosis?
Take a glance at a modern refrigerator, and you might find that it has a water filter built right in. But what exactly does the typical fridge filter remove? When you compare these products against powerful reverse osmosis filtration units, there are a few key features missing. The Typical Fridge Filter Understanding how most fridge […]
Spot These Water Quality Issues—Before Buying a Home
Looking to buy a home is an exciting time, but you don’t want to get misled. The listing details for water quality can be tricky. Even if the sellers say that the home has a water filtration system, water softener, or other unit installed, you shouldn’t assume it’s working as it should. Without regular maintenance, […]
4 Side Effects of Using Chlorinated Tap Water in Your Home
Water treatment plants in the United States have been using chlorine for more than a century. And as a disinfectant, chlorine works great. When it was first introduced to our municipal water supplies, it had a major impact on widespread disease. Cases of cholera dropped significantly, and in just 20 years, typhoid fever decreased by […]