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The Elements of a Cozy Winter Home

After the holidays, the winter weather can start to take a toll on our spirits. The weeks of dry winter air, dry skin, and chapped lips are harder to overlook once the new year sets in. But this halfway point for winter doesn’t have to be a drag. When you’ve got the right cozy home setup, […]

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Why Some Tap Water Tastes Like Dirt

The water coming from your faucet shouldn’t have any weird odors, and you definitely don’t want it to have a funky taste. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. Even water that’s deemed safe by the treatment plant can still have some undesirable characteristics. Issues regarding water color, odor, and taste can sometimes slip through because […]

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The Eco-Friendly Perks of Keurig Coffee

Getting a great deal has always been a priority for shoppers. It doesn’t really matter what you’re buying. Cost, convenience, and quality all come into play. Then again, there’s also the issue of values. If you want your purchases to go toward a cause you care about, it’s always nice to support local, family-owned businesses […]

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5 Hacks for Better Coffee—at Home and the Office

Coffee is one of those special treats that can be prepared in a dozen different ways. You can brew it with a cute French press, try your hand at pour over coffee, or go fuss-free with a Keurig machine (our fav at the office). Whatever your preferred method, fixing your own cup of coffee isn’t just economical—it also helps you […]

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How Do We Treat Water with Algae?

The green muck found in certain bodies of water is becoming a bigger problem in recent years. Algae spreads fast, and as it does, it can add cyanotoxins into the water. Everything from murky ponds in the woods, to our local water supply can be affected. The Problem with Algae Cyanobacteria—otherwise known as blue-green algae—isn’t […]

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How to Remove Chlorine from Water

Go just about anywhere in the country—or even around Indianapolis—and you can bet that the tap water uses chlorine. Chlorine is great as a disinfectant, but it’s not something we want to drink. In fact, chlorinated water can mess with a lot of other things around your home, too. That’s why a lot of families […]

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How to Treat Well Water

When you use a private well, your tap water is probably pretty different from your city water counterparts. Your water might smell faintly like sulfur, whereas the city water could reek of chlorine. You might have rust stains, but they could have hard water spots or hard scale deposits out the wazoo. Even if you […]

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Indy Water Case Study: Hoosier Heights

As the largest climbing facility in the state, Hoosier Heights Indianapolis sees a lot of thirsty athletes. New climbers come for summer camps and classes, and day-passes let anyone climb to their heart’s content! Because most everyone who uses their climbing walls has a reusable water bottle, the company wanted to upgrade their hydration. They […]

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Water Supply Contaminants in Indiana

Indiana tap water comes in contact with a long list of contaminants during its journey to our homes. The water has to travel far, and it’s exposed to pollutants all along the way. The water source, local treatment plant, and even the pipes that bringing water to our faucets have risks. A little education can help ensure […]

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Do We Need Minerals in Our Drinking Water?

Our tap water contains different minerals that naturally dissolved into the water at its source. They’re not exactly bad to drink, but they aren’t really necessary either. Your tap water can have traces of iron, potassium, and sodium in it, as well as calcium and magnesium (the minerals associated with hard water). It’s those last […]

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