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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, […]

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.

Can Restaurants Benefit from a Commercial Water Softener?

Are you debating whether a water softener will be a worthwhile investment for your restaurant? As a business owner, your main priority should be effectively running your restaurant at a lower cost while still maintaining high standards. To ensure your restaurant’s high level of hygiene, one of the topmost requirements is having a clean source […]

How Hard Water Can Damage Hair

The effects of long-term exposure to hard water can be devastating to the health of your hair. Hard water is characterized by high levels of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, and manganese that strip your hair of its silky and glossy look. In this article, you will receive some insight on what hard water does […]

Health and Environmental Damage from Bottled Water

Americans use 75,000 plastic water bottles each minute. This staggering amount of consumption happens for a lot of reasons. Some people make use of them for their convenience. Some just like that they can be kept in the fridge. For others, it’s just one of the many things people do because they are unhappy with […]

How Does Hard Water Affect House Plants?

Both outdoor and indoor plants need water to thrive. However, you need to be careful about the water you use to water your plants. As we’ve discussed before, most of the homes in the United States have hard water running through their pipes. Hard water is basically referred to as water with an elevated concentration […]

How Deposit Buildups in Your Pipes Can Cost You

Hard water can cause skin dryness and can be tough to drink, but have you ever thought about the damage it does to your pipes? The chemical composition in hard water can have a significant impact on the expenses in your household. Therefore, it is essential to understand whether your area gets hard or soft […]

How Hard Water Impacts Pipes—and What to Do About It

Many homeowners are not aware that hard water has a significant impact on their expenses until it’s too late. Calcium, magnesium and other minerals are common in tap water, but they can cause serious plumbing issues if they’re present in high enough concentrations. Below, we’ll take a closer look at what makes water hard, why […]

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