How Long Will a New Water Softener Last?

A new water softener is a smart investment, as the appliance can pay for itself in as little as a year. Beyond that, a softening system will continue to save you money in monthly energy bills – and by having one, you’ll spend less on soap, detergent, clothes and textiles. Plus, your plumbing pipes and

Contaminants Removed by Reverse Osmosis Water Purification

Installing a reverse osmosis water purification system can eliminate many concerns over your household water quality? Contamination can be a serious problem. The crisis in Flint, Michigan, the more recent lead problem in Newark, New Jersey and the fact that similar situations continue to hit the headlines tell us that anyone can have dangerous contaminants

Drinking Water Filtration System vs. Bottled Water: Which Is Best?

Should you invest in a drinking water filtration system? Or is buying bottled water the best way to go? As water treatment specialists, we’re obviously in favor of the first approach. But, we have several good reasons for recommending home filtration over bottled water. Once you see how the two options for drinking water compare,

How to Maintain a Reverse Osmosis System

A reverse osmosis system can provide you with a convenient supply of clean, great-tasting drinking water. And with proper maintenance, the system can easily last ten to twenty years. But what does it take to maintain a reverse osmosis (RO) water filtration system? The amount of maintenance required depends upon the type of system you

Soft Water or RO: What’s Best for Your Houseplants?

The benefits of soft water are undeniable. After installing a softener, you can look forward to having healthier skin, getting suds with much less soap, extending the lifespan of your appliances and saving money on your monthly energy bills. But how will the softened water affect your houseplants? Is it safe for them to drink?

Water Softening Systems & Warranties: What You Need to Know

So, you’re thinking of investing in a water softener. As you research your options for water softening systems, warranty coverage is one of the many important details to consider. The warranties offered by the various water softener manufacturers are not all alike. You need to make sure the product you choose comes with sufficient coverage

Do Magnetic Water Softeners Work?

For homeowners in Utah, installing a water softener can be a necessity. Without a softening system, our region’s hard water can lead to a number of problems, including soap scum residue, limescale build-up, pipe corrosion, and damage to the plumbing. Manufacturers are marketing magnetic water softeners as alternatives to traditional systems. And to anyone looking

How a Water Softener Saves You Money

Hard water is hard on your wallet – and if you want to save money, installing a water softener is a smart plan. Sure, a softening system comes with an upfront cost. However, due to the savings it provides, a softener quickly pays for itself. Great news, but how is that possible? Many of our

Is It Time to Replace Your Water Softener?

Traditional water softeners typically last about 10 years. So, if yours was installed over a decade ago, replacing it could be a smart move. However, systems can fail sooner, particularly when they’re tasked with softening extremely hard water. Since no one can predict exactly how long your softener will continue to work as expected, it’s

Do You Have Hard or Soft Water? Try This Easy Test

Soft water allows your appliances to operate efficiently, which helps them last longer. You can also use much less dish and laundry detergent if your home has softened water, and you won’t have scale buildup in your pipes and plumbing fixtures. Plus, your skin will be smoother and your hair will be more manageable. Clearly,