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How to Remove Sulfur Stains From Your Clothes

A telltale sign of having hard water in your home is finding brown, yellow, and grey stains on surfaces that regularly come in contact with water such as your kitchen and bathroom. Hard water is called ‘hard’ due to its mineral content, which includes high levels of sulfur.  Most surfaces can be scrubbed to remove […]

The Link Between Breast Cancer and Chemicals in Tap Water

Studies on the water we drink — whether from the store or our home tap water — have shown that there is a potential risk of exposure to many minerals and containments. However, there is a grave risk that the contaminants found in tap water are mammary carcinogens and endocrine-increasing compounds. These toxins have been […]

Does Hard Water Cause Kidney Stones?

Kidney stones typically form when our urine contains more crystal-forming substances than fluid. For this reason, some have concerned themselves about hard water and if it could potentially cause kidney stones to form (because of its high level of calcium and other minerals). Here’s what you should know: Hard Water and Kidney Stones When urine […]

Is Hard Water Worsening My Eczema?

Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, is a rash on your skin which is typically worse on the arms and behind the knees. Eczema usually first appears at a younger age but can carry into adulthood. What you may not know is that your itchy, dry skin could actually worsen due to the hard water in your […]

What is Soap Scum?

Soap scum is a white or gray filmy layer that you may have noticed covering your shower, bathtub, or sinks. It can be found anywhere on these surfaces, from shower curtains to between your tiling. To remove this pesky substance, keep reading. What Causes Soap Scum to Form? Soap scum is a combination of soap, […]

Should I Wash My Produce With Filtered Water?

Filtered water has many household benefits include better-tasting water, smoother skin, and softer clothing. One major benefit that homeowners don’t always think about is that filtered water is the best way to ensure your food is clean and contaminant-free.  If you wash your produce before eating it, you’re already ahead of the game. If you’re […]

What Are the Orange Stains On My Tub?

You most likely won’t realize you have hard water it until you notice orange marks in your tub or sink. If your home has hard water, then taking care of the stains and residue it leaves behind is only part of the solution. The next step is finding out how to manage hard watermarks and […]

3 Ways Drinking Water Benefits Your Muscles

When we focus on our fitness, our attention goes to how much we consume, the foods we choose, and how active we are. One overlooked aspect of physical health is how much water we drink daily. Water makes up around two-thirds of our body and is an essential building block of strong, healthy muscles. So, […]

How Your Plumbing Affects Your Water Quality

Indoor plumbing is a modern-day convenience that plays a significant role in your family’s everyday life. Our plumbing fixtures must work correctly for our comfort and health. However, more often than not, homeowners forget the relationship between their pipes and their water supply. The state of your plumbing has a tremendous impact on the quality […]

Is Hard Water a Health Hazard?

Fixing broken pipes and doing repairs are both essential parts of owning a home. However, the most critical part of being a homeowner is the safety of your family.  Our water source is used by every family member, every day. From washing clothes and taking a shower, to have a glass with dinner. It’s important […]

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