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How to Make Cabin Water Taste Better

For us Midwesterners, traveling to our family cabin or lake house is at the top of our summer priority list! There’s nothing more refreshing than heading up north to enjoy fresh air, woodland surroundings, and plenty of free time fishing on a nearby lake. Though we all love spending our weekends and well-deserved PTO at […]

How to Clean Your Shower Head of Hard Water Buildup

Whether you like to shower in the morning or late at night, there’s nothing more refreshing than feeling the full blast of water wake you up or rinse off the dirt and residue from a long day. But if your shower head is starting to show signs of calcium deposits (e.g. unattractive mounts of a […]

Does Hard Water Make Soap Scum Worse?

Did you know that the minerals in hard water can make bathroom soap scum problems even worse? Let’s take a quick look at why hard water and soap never seem to get along. When hard water reacts with soap it forms a white, scaly layer on the surfaces of your shower, bathtub, sink, and other […]

Is Hard Water Bad for Your Hair?

Dealing with a dry, itchy scalp or brittle hair? The reason may have more to do with your home’s hard water system than your hair type or shampoo products. Hard water and hair have a complicated relationship. And there’s two reasons for this: Hard water causes mineral buildup on your scalp and hair, which can […]

Remove Hard Water Stains in Your Shower for Good

Tired of seeing orange stains inside your shower? The reason why your white porcelain bathtub may now show traces of orange spots is likely due to hard water build up. Hard water contains higher amounts of iron, calcium, and magnesium. And when these minerals oxidize with the air, they adhere to soap scum (wikihow) and […]

What is the Best Way to Filter Tap Water?

Looking for an effective water filtration solution? Though store-bought brand filters can easily attach to water pitchers and faucets, eliminating chlorine taste and odors from your tap water, installing a whole house filtration system can instantly improve your water quality and remove microscopic contaminants. This way your drinking water always stays clean, clear, and delicious […]

Is My Drinking Water Safe?

This is one of the most popular questions we receive from customers, and our answer always depends on your residential water supply system. If you have a private water source, for example, it’s not unusual for your drinking water to come into contact with natural or man-made contaminants that will affect its quality and safety. […]

How to Remove Water Spots from Glass

Whether you’re pouring the kids a glass of orange juice at breakfast or you’re serving friends a glass of wine, when you see water spots on your glassware, you immediately assume your dishwasher isn’t doing its job. Water spots are typically caused by hard water flowing through your plumbing pipes and water fixtures. And as […]

How Often Should You Change Your Home’s Water Filter?

Water quality impacts every aspect of your household. And with the current increased time spent at home, many find themselves relying on clean, freshwater, more than ever before. It might also have you questioning when you should change your filter. Luckily, we have some of those answers below:  The Importance of Changing Your Filter  Think […]

Everything You Need to Know About Sulfur Water

When you turn on your shower, are you greeted with crisp, odor-free water or does it smell like your showerhead is spouting out rotten eggs? A simple explanation for this unpleasant smell could be that sulfur is present in your water supply. Though you may already be concerned over whether or not that ill-odored water […]

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