3 Fresh Takes on Homemade Lemonade
A big pitcher of homemade lemonade isn’t only quick to make, it’s really easy to customize. Whether you want a spiked lemonade for the adults, a fruit-infused beverage for the kids, or just a clever twist on an old classic, these homemade lemonade recipes are sure to please a crowd! Summer cookouts and picnics and […]
Are You Drinking the Wrong Water for Your Workout?
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. But why do so many of us opt for the […]
Why Is My Water Cloudy?
Tap water can look cloudy for a few different reasons. Usually it’s not a big deal, but running a faucet with foggy, milky water isn’t as nice as having the clear water we expect. So why do you have cloudy water in the first place? There are a couple explanations for why that cloud is […]
Cooking with RO Water: Best Lentil Soup
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 and drinks! In the kitchen, water quality counts for a […]
Indy Soft Water Explains: Water Filtration Words
Freshen up your Indianapolis water knowledge with our handy water word glossary! Understand these 12 water words, and you’ll master the soft water and water filtration lingo like a pro. Activated Carbon This is the main ingredient of basic water filters. Pitcher filters use activated carbon to adsorb—or chemically attract—certain substances into the carbon’s tiny pores. These simple […]
Protect What You Have—Effects of Chlorinated Tap Water
If you’re bothered by the taste and smell of chlorine in your home’s water, you might want to think about what else is going on. Using chlorinated tap water has other concerns for your home, too. We’re taking a behind-the-scenes look at how chlorine reacts with water-using appliances and fixtures. After all, knowledge is power. […]
What’s the Best Water for My Aquarium?
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 get your tank ready. Whether you’re using a […]
3 Reasons Why Pets Drink from the Toilet–and How to Stop It
Summer hydration is important for everyone—including our four-legged friends. Dogs and cats can get dehydrated just like humans. That’s why we’re extending our hydration post to talk about the best drinking water for pets. In particular, why is Fido lapping up toilet water? 1. Their Main Water Bowl is Empty Obviously the best way to […]