Aquarius Water Conditioning Blog

5 Ways to Love Your Water This Valentine’s Day

Water is your best friend! It keeps you squeaky clean inside and out, which is why it’s so important to show it a little love now and again to make it worth your while. 5 Way to Say “I Love My Water” With Confidence: Grab a new water bottle. You know that feeling you get […]

How to Remove Limescale & Calcium Buildup

Calcium buildup — not only is it icky to look at on the outside, but it can cause pretty costly plumbing repairs on the inside as well. When hardness minerals crystallize and adhere to your pipes and faucets, they narrow the waterways, making it more difficult for water to flow. In the business, we call […]

What Minerals Are Good For You?

By now you know all about how water softeners work to remove those pesky hard water minerals and how Kinetico filtration systems help filter out chlorine, sulfur, lead, and other unwanted water contaminants. What you don’t know though, is that in small doses, certain minerals are actually beneficial to your health. What are minerals, and […]

What Does it Mean When Water is Alkaline?

You may have heard water referred to as hard, soft or alkaline — perhaps even in the same sentence! And it probably had you scratching your head thinking, “wait… there’s more than one type of water? But how?” It’s true, all water looks the same (to a certain degree), but all water is definitely not […]

Spruce Up Your Bathroom for The Holidays!

Warm winter sweaters, cozy socks and slippers, and a light dusting of fresh snow on a frosty cold day. What do all of these have in common? They’re all much better soft of course — just like your water! As you prepare your home for the holidays and start readying your guest rooms and guests […]

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Is Your Plumbing Contaminating Your Water Supply?

You may be surprised to hear that the age of your plumbing can have a positive or negative effect on the condition of your home’s water supply. Most homeowners just think, “oh, I’ll replace my pipes as they break or need fixing,” but that reactive approach may actually be causing contamination. Here’s why How do […]

Does Soft Water Mean Salty Water?

If you know anything about how water softeners work, you’ll know that they use a salt solution to barter with the offending hard water minerals — swapping out calcium and magnesium for sodium. But if that’s so, wouldn’t that make soft water very salty? …Not exactly. Here’s why: Does soft water increase my sodium intake? […]

Why Does Water Taste Different Everywhere?

If you’ve ever left the Twin Cities and ventured to a different part of the world, country, or even just a different part of the state, you may have noticed that water elsewhere isn’t what you’re used to. In fact, you can probably bet that the smell, texture, and taste are going to be drastically […]

5 Steps to Turn Your Bathroom Into a Spa

Have you ever sat in the bath, closed your eyes, and imagined you were soaking in a serene, oversized tub — complete with hydro jets and eucalyptus wafting in the distance? (You’re doing it right now, aren’t you?) You, too, can bask in the glory of a spa-like experience, splash in soothing bubbles, all while […]

4 Tips to Use Soft Water Efficiently

Let’s see — you’ve taken the plunge and purchased a water softener for your home already. Great! So, that means you must be operating at maximum efficiency, right? Maybe, but if you’re not following these five soft water usage tips, you certainly have some more room to grow! Say sayonara to detergent-fortified soaps. These harsh […]

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