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    All About Water Quality

    Water quality has a much larger effect on a home than most people realize. What makes hard water “hard,” and how do its properties differ from those of soft water? Learn all about the things that can influence a home’s water quality and the effects this quality has on day-to-day life in the articles below.

    Is Reverse Osmosis Water Bad for You?

    Reverse osmosis (RO) water has become increasingly popular as a safe and convenient alternative to tap water. Though it is often considered one of the purest forms of drinking water, some people worry that it may not be safe for consumption. Fortunately, these concerns are unfounded, as the reverse osmosis process is an effective way […]

    Long-Term Effects of Consuming Mineral-Rich Tap Water on Your Health

    Are you a homeowner in the Austin, TX area who is concerned about the quality of your tap water? If so, it’s important to understand the long-term effects that consuming mineral-rich tap water can have on your health. Tap water can contain a variety of minerals and chemicals that could have both short and long-term […]

    Why You Should Schedule a Water Test Before Buying a Home

    Buying a home is a complex and often tricky process. The home-buying process requires significant research and decision-making, as buyers must weigh the pros and cons of different neighborhoods, home styles, and sizes. This also includes performing a water test. It might seem like a small detail, but it is a crucial step in avoiding […]

    How Exactly is Water Hardness Measured?

    Water Hardness is the measure of the dissolved mineral content in water. It measures the number of minerals left after being boiled away, which is why it’s not always obvious to notice it in our day-to-day experiences. The most common scale for normal water hardness is between 1–15 but can go up as high as […]

    My Water Smells Like Sulfur! Why?

    Nothing is more disgusting than opening your tap for water, only for the smell of rotten eggs to hit your nostrils. It is not very pleasant to cook your food or brush your teeth with that smell oozing from your faucet. The smell is very common with water that comes from a still source like […]

    The Importance of Purified Water for Your Pets

    Pets require plenty of water to stay hydrated and healthy. Even so, water quality is just as important as quantity. Purified drinking water for pets can help keep your furry friends happy and healthy. This article covers some basic information on pet drinking water, why it’s important, and how you can provide a safe supply […]

    All About Indoor Air Quality

    The air quality in your home has a huge impact on the health of everyone who lives there. And if you own a business, the same is true for every customer and employee in your facility. How can you improve indoor air quality to promote better health, wellness, and productivity? We offer some insights!

    Common Indoor Air Pollutants and Where They Come From

    The air we breathe while indoors can often have more pollutants than the air outside. Common household items can pollute the air, and specific pollutants are more likely to impact us than others. Once they have been identified, we can get rid of these pollutants through different means such as cleaning and replacing them with […]

    Why You Need a Disinfecting Air Filtration System for Your Home

    Dust, pollen, and other allergens can cause a range of problems for your home. From disrupting your sleep to making you sick, allergens are the leading cause of asthma and other respiratory problems. To prevent these problems, you need an air filter to handle all of the dirt, pollen, and other contaminants your home contains. […]

    Where Does the Dust in Your Home Come From?

    It is beyond the shadow of a doubt that dust within a home can have adverse effects on everyone inside. Research has shown that somewhere between 20% to 50% of that dust can actually be composed of dead skin cells, and that makes these basic structural units of life one of the majorities in many […]

    Why Fresh Air is Important in Your Home

    We have all grown used to being inside. Nothing beats cuddling up in your cozy home during the winter. While we may believe our houses are clean and safe, good indoor air quality is also critical. Allowing for fresh air in the house should be a year-round component of our wellness regimen. Having a sufficient […]

    The Importance of Maintaining Indoor Air Quality

    Indoor air quality plays an important role in your overall respiratory health. Maintaining indoor air quality can even help reduce or eliminate unnecessary expenses that could otherwise arise from medical conditions related to breathing in low quality air, which can hep you avoid medical expenses. Considering the average person spends almost 90% of their time […]

    How You Can Test Your Home’s Air Quality

    With more people working from home these days, many of us have more reason to focus on our home environment. We want everything to be perfect, from the best Wi-Fi to the best drinking water. With all of life’s responsibilities getting in the way, however, we often overlook one of the most important aspects of […]

    Technology Solutions

    How can technology help you combat the damaging effects of hard water in your home? How do water softeners and similar appliances work? Learn all about the technological solutions that exist to improve water quality as well as the fascinating science that goes into these solutions in the articles below.

    Point-of-Use vs Point-of-Entry Water Purification Systems

    Homeowners and tenants alike want safe and clean water in their homes. There are two types of home water filtration systems, Point-of-Use water devices and Point-of-Entry systems. To pick the best type of system to use, you need to consider your situation. Take into account whether or not you’re the owner or tenant, the size […]

    What Happens If a Water Softening System Loses Power?

    Every appliance in your home runs off of electricity, and your whole-home water softening system is no exception. However, sometimes your home goes through a storm or a random power outage where all the electricity is turned off. We all need to have water to drink, and without it, catastrophes can occur. Therefore, it’s reasonable […]

    When and How to Winterize Your Water Softening System

    Winter is one of the most beautiful times of the year as everything is turned into a blanket of white. However, it is also the coldest season, and lack of preparedness can cause quite the frustration. One of the best ways to prepare for winter is to winterize the water sources to reduce water shortages […]

    Signs Your Water Softener Needs Replacing

    Water softeners have a shelf life just the same as all other products. Water softeners help the consumer to maintain quality of water used for bathing, cooking, and potable uses like drinking. If your water softener stops performing these functions as effectively as it used to, it may be time for you to consider replacing […]

    Is a Water Softener Safe for Septic Systems?

    Many people wonder whether the water softening process can have an impact on their septic system. If you use a system like this in your home, you might be wondering if a water softener’s brine will cause damage to the natural bacteria of your septic system. You might perhaps be worried regarding the additional liquid […]

    Maintenance Tips to Prolong Your System’s Life

    Hard water can lead to issues in both your plumbing and water heater. It’s for this very reason that many homeowners find it valuable to have a whole-home water softening system installed. Maintaining a water softener is simple, but it is necessary to have them inspected by a professional regularly. However, in between those check-ups, […]

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