Tag: water softener
What’s the Right Amount of Salt for Water Softeners?
As with so many things in life, there’s a sort of Goldilocks situation for figuring out your water softener salt usage. You don’t want to use too little, because then your unit can’t work properly. But you also shouldn’t have to deal with a system that’s always running low on salt, because that probably means […]
The Soft Water Difference for Well-Nourished Hair
It’s time to rethink your routine for keeping your hair clean, strong, and smooth. And that secret solution won’t necessarily come from a bottle. How you wash your hair actually starts right when it gets wet. If you’re using hard water for your hair instead of soft water, then your hair products will definitely be […]
How Does a Water Softener Rental Work?
You’ve been thinking about making the switch to soft water, but something is still holding you back. The timing isn’t quite right for making a new investment. Or maybe you’re planning to move in a year or two. Then again, you might still be wondering whether soft water is really all that better than regular […]
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 […]
Hydration and Cognitive Focus
Water is a part of our everyday lives, so much so that we have a tendency to take it for granted, but being mindful and taking advantage of all that clean water has to offer can have an astounding effect on our overall health in many different ways. Proper Hydration What is proper hydration? Some […]
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 […]
Can I Water My Plants with Soft Water?
Your house plants can really brighten up a space. They’re a symbol of vitality. But only if we can keep them healthy! A sad and yellow or wilted plant isn’t doing anyone any good. A little sun and the right type of water can help them thrive. About Tap Water for House Plants Water is […]
Soft Water Treatments for Eczema
Finding relief for eczema symptoms is no easy task because the problem is persistent. This is especially true during the winter months, when dry air and cold weather can be harsh on anyone’s skin. To care for these conditions, a combination of different treatment methods seems to have the best results. That’s why we can’t […]
Oops! Common Water Softener Installation Problems
When you decide to get a water softener installation project underway for your home, you’ll get a lot of benefits. You should start noticing softer laundry, clearer glasses from the dishwasher, and better water for your showers. But the advantages of soft water won’t quite cut it if your water softener installation was done incorrectly. […]
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 […]