What’s the Deal with Cloudy Hot Tub Water?
Your hot tub water chemistry has a lot of factors in play. Ignoring any one of them can cause a ripple effect (pun intended) to reduce your water clarity. Know what to watch for, and you’ll be able to enjoy your hot tub—with clear, clean water—any time of year! Is Your Hot Tub Water Cloudy? […]
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 […]
Water Softener Questions to Ask Before You Make Repairs
Dealing with hard water when you have a broken water softener gets old fast. But how do you know when it’s better to spring for water softener repair instead of a brand-new unit? (Spoiler: There’s more than just a price tag at play.) The Repair vs. Replace Debate Deciding when to repair or replace an […]
How to Revive Your Chlorine-Damaged Hair
Taking a dip in the pool is synonymous with any summer day. But what happens when your hair care starts to get affected by chlorine? Dry, damaged locks are never any fun—whether you’re in the sun or not! Fortunately, there are some relatively simple fixes for keeping your hair smooth and silky, even when you […]
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, […]
Sneaky Causes of a High Water Bill
As we gear up for another great summer season, it’s often common (and also, unfortunate) to see your water bills rising. To help dispel your concerns, just make your way through this checklist. We’ve outlined the top five reasons for a high water bill so you can figure out what’s causing the spikes—and what you […]
How to Clean Your Dishwasher and Other Water-Using Appliances
It might sound strange to clean your dishwasher at first, but think of it like your vacuum cleaner. If you don’t dump out the dust, your vacuum won’t be clean enough to do its job properly. The same thing happens with our water-using appliances. When we don’t tend to them, these machines can start to […]
What is this Pink Stain in My Toilet Bowl?
That ring of pink slime around your toilet bowl is a far cry from the squeaky-clean look you’re going for. But you’re not alone. Pink bathroom stains are fairly common. Once you understand the stain’s source, you’ll be able to get back to porcelain perfection. What is That Pink Stain? Water stains are some of the […]
FAQs When You’re on the Fence about Soft Water
When you’ve been living with hard water for years, it can be strange to start learning about everything a water softener can do. Here at Indy Soft Water, we often run into a few FAQs. Whether you’re on the fence about a new softener or ready to take the plunge, a quick review of these […]
What Causes Laundry Colors to Fade?
To keep your laundry looking like it should, it’s best to take a look at the science. Most likely it isn’t the detergent that’s messing your clothes up—it’s your water. Laundry and Hard Water About 85 percent of the water across the U.S. is referred to as “hard water.” The dissolved calcium and magnesium minerals […]