Signs Your Water Softener Needs Service or Repair

Water softeners are a great addition to many homes, and when they are working properly they provide plenty of benefits, ranging from cleaner, more comfortable clothing and towels to healthier skin and hair. When they are not working, though, you want to get repairs done quickly so you can get back to enjoying that nice…

How to Choose the Right Type and Size Water Softener

A water softener can have many benefits for your home, your appliances, and your personal comfort, but before you just head out and purchase the first water softener you see, it’s important to know about the different types and sizes out there so you can find the one that is best for your home and…

The Basics on How Water Softeners Work

You might have heard about all the potential benefits of a water softener, and if you live in an area with high levels of minerals in the water, this device can definitely improve your quality of life and the longevity of things like clothing and appliances. There are a lot of different options to choose…

4 Signs You Have Hard Water

The vast majority of homes in Utah have hard water flowing from their taps, showerheads, and faucets. Without some type of water softening system, the hard water can cause significant damage to your home and your personal belongings. If you currently have hard water, here are four signs you can look for to determine whether…

5 Indications That Your Water is Hard

5 Indications That Your Water is Hard   The water that comes through your tap might not be the best water for your skin, clothes, appliances, and pipes. The vast majority of homes in the U.S. have “hard” water filled with minerals that can take its toll on your daily life. Fortunately you don’t have…

Frequently Asked Questions about Water Softeners

Water softening is one of the surest ways of having clean water in your home.  As water comes in contact with the earth calcium and magnesium dissolve into the water making it hard.  A water softener removes these minerals from the water  which makes the water soft.  Hard water can cause skin to be dry…

How Soft Water Can Affect Your Body

Do you ever wonder what is in your tap water and the impact it has on you and your family? Not all water is the same, and quality can vary widely even from one city to the next. The vast majority of homes have “hard” water, but the degree of hardness depends on where you…

How Hard Water is Making Your Life Harder

While hard water may not be a serious threat to your health, it can certainly have significant effects on other areas of your life, making household tasks more difficult and causing long-term damage to your clothing, skin, hair and appliances. The average American family of four uses about 400 gallons of water every day, for…

Banana Filters

Having a recycle-first mindset can open a person to a world of new possibilities regarding the use of everyday items they would otherwise throw away. One of the most surprising items that’s proven to have a multitude of different uses is the humble banana peel. The fruit refuse has uses as silver, leather, and plant…

How Soft Water and Hard Water Behave Differently

Some people think that all water is the same regardless of where it comes from. The truth is that water quality varies widely throughout the country. Some water may be deemed ‘hard’ or ‘soft,’ and that can have a significant impact on your daily life. Read on and discover the difference between hard and soft…