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 […]
Filter Options for Minerals in Your Drinking Water
When water doesn’t taste good, it’s all too easy to reach for something else to drink. But since clean drinking water is one of the best things for us, avoiding water altogether can certainly be a problem. If your tap water tastes bad, you don’t need to pour money into bottled water. Having a home […]
How to Deal with Black Water Stains
Water is a crucial part of having a clean home. We rely on it as a “master” cleaner to help wash the dishes, do the laundry, and more. So when your water starts to leave black stains, that really sets things back. Your tap water is supposed to be clean and rinse away completely. If […]
Carmel Water Quality and Filtration Solutions
All across the country, when you go to different cities, there are different things to see. Every area has its own unique characteristics. You’ll even notice differences with the water. From the water in your morning shower to the ice in your drink, water quality changes depending on the area’s water treatment process and other […]
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 […]
Want a Free RO System? Take the Clean Water Pledge!
There are plenty of small steps we can take to make a positive difference in our local community—and for the environment. That’s why we want to shine a light on water conservation this month. To help spread the word, we’re excited to donate one of our most popular home water filtration systems to support a […]
Are the PFAS Forever Chemicals Actually Forever?
One of the challenges with drinking water safety is that “clear” water isn’t necessarily an indicator that the water is “clean.” From microscopic parasites to dangerous metals like lead, your tap water could have more problems than you’d expect. The issue of PFAS forever chemicals in water is just another item on the list. Fortunately, […]
Soft Water vs. Hard Water
Before we dive into the differences between hard and soft water, let’s take a moment to touch on what hard water is and why you may not want it in your home. Hard water is water that is high in mineral deposits, such as magnesium carbonates and calcium. It gets its richness in minerals by […]
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 […]
Fight the Flood of Plastic in Our Waterways
Plastic is a major part of the modern lifestyle. But its convenience factor isn’t flawless. Plastic products are putting our waterways in danger around the world. Microplastics are joining the sand on our beaches, and we might be consuming them on accident, too. Through all this mess, though, there is some hope. We already know […]