Save Your Money—Bottled Water Isn’t Any Better Than Tap Water
You’re making healthy choices by choosing to drink water. That’s great! But it shouldn’t come with a high price tag. When you get down to it, there really are “right” and “wrong” ways to hydrate throughout the day. The Cost of Plastic Bottled WaterPlenty of organizations have run the numbers comparing the costs of plastic bottled […]
How to Find the Best RO Water Filter for the Money
When you’re thinking of making a new investment for your home, obviously you need to think about the price—and the impact. How much can you save on the reverse osmosis system price? And what’s the real long-term value for your family? In terms of everyday living, water quality is at the top of the list. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Does My Water pH Actually Matter?
Swapping out a can of soda for a bottle of water generally sounds like a healthy choice. But what happens when you go with alkaline water? Does that mean you get extra benefits? Alkaline Water Health and Body pH We all know that hydration is important. And our water pH is definitely important too. That’s […]
What Makes Reverse Osmosis Filtration Work, Anyway?
For truly safe water, reverse osmosis filtration is the way to go. Because although the water treatment plant has multiple stages of filtration, our municipal water isn’t always as clean as you’d like. Chlorine disinfectants and hard water minerals are still left in our water even after it’s been “filtered.” (Not to mention the lead […]
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 […]
Upgrade Your Ice Maker with RO Water
Great water quality doesn’t end with your drinking water. Filtered water also impacts how you get clear ice from your ice maker! If you want to improve the quality of all your chilled beverages, you need to give your freezer a little attention, too. Mastering Ice Cube Science Are the ice cubes in your lemonade, iced coffee, and cocktails […]
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, […]
Drinking Water Concerns for Autism Spectrum Disorder
We all want clean water for our families. And as the recent news reports have shown, it’s even more important for our children to have safe drinking water. Concerns about lead poisoning and questions about autism keep causing people to take a closer look at their water. It’s a huge topic, but we’ll try to distill […]