When you have hard water, it can be difficult to keep your home sparkling clean. Hard water contains high levels of various minerals, including calcium and magnesium. As water runs over and through certain types of rock, it dissolves minerals, which remain in the water. These minerals react with soap to create a scummy residue … Read moreIS HARD WATER CAUSING THESE 5 HOUSECLEANING HEADACHES IN YOUR HOME?
Living in a home with low water pressure is frustrating and inefficient. If your home has hard water, it could be slowly but surely restricting flow until you’ve got major complications. You’ll typically notice it first when you’re showering. That’s the place where we all enjoy good water pressure and need it to rinse the … Read moreLOW WATER PRESSURE IN YOUR HOME | WHY IT HAPPENS AND WHAT YOU CAN DO
Retreating to your family’s cabin in the woods or cottage by the lake is a relaxing way to spend the summer. It’s a special place with all the comforts of home, yet you are miles away from the daily grind of everyday life. Of course, as close as it is to heaven on earth, it’s … Read moreWHY WATER QUALITY AT YOUR CABIN IS DIFFERENT THAN AT HOME
A home away from the hustle and bustle of city life is a dream come true for many families. But, if you’re considering a move to the country or have recently purchased a house in a rural area, you could be in for a few surprises. One of the most significant differences between city and … Read moreWHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OWNING A HOME WITH A WELL
Building a new house is exciting. You have the opportunity to customize the property to suit your family’s needs. However, creating your perfect home is more than planning the layout and selecting design elements. You have to make critical infrastructure decisions, as well. The questions that come up around the inner workings of your new … Read moreWATER QUALITY CONSIDERATIONS WHEN BUILDING YOUR NEW HOME
Studies on the relationship between a water softener and septic system have gone as far back as the 70’s, through organizations such as the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF), Water Quality Association (WQA) and Small Scale Waste Management Project (SSWMP) at the University of Wisconsin. Research shows that not only does an efficient, well operating water … Read moreSHOULD YOU USE A WATER SOFTENER WHEN YOU HAVE A SEPTIC SYSTEM?
Water softeners perform an extremely important job, removing minerals such as calcium and magnesium from the water in your home. Just like any other appliance, a water softener will only last for so long. Eventually, components break, electrical problems occur, and it just stops working. While they can last much longer if well maintained, water … Read moreHOW TO KNOW WHEN TO REPLACE YOUR WATER SOFTENER
Getting fresh drinking water in your home is a convenience we all enjoy. Yet, the quality of tap water coming directly from the faucet may not meet your expectations. Perhaps you don’t like the taste, or maybe you’re concerned about potential contaminants. Many people make the smart choice to stop buying bottled water and use … Read moreFRIDGE FILTER OR REVERSE OSMOSIS SYSTEM?
We all realize that keeping your home looking fresh and clean takes a lot of hard work. Unfortunately, hard water makes that job much more difficult. Whether its soap scum in your shower, streaks on your mirror, crusty white residue on your fixtures, or stains in your toilet, getting rid of those unsightly spots … Read moreHARD WATER SPOTS AND STAINS | GET RID OF THEM FOR GOOD
The Northeastern United States is full of history, from the Statue of Liberty in New York City to the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia. The Northeast is a unique American region. However, it also comes with some unique problem water. We spoke with two Water-Right experts based in the Northeast about the kinds of water problems … Read moreCOMMON REGIONAL WATER PROBLEMS: NORTHEASTERN U.S.