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How Does Hard Water Affect Your Skin?

Hard water—it makes our linens stiff and leaves our showers covered in soap scum, but did you know it can also affect our bodies’ largest organ? Our skin doesn’t exactly take kindly to hard water minerals, and the after-effects of prolonged use can cause skin irritation, too! So, what does hard water do to your […]

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 […]

Showing Your Plumbing Some TLC

With all the extra time spent at home, you might find yourself cooking and cleaning more than usual. Not only has your dishwasher seen more loads than ever before, but your plumbing and home fixtures are working overtime too. That’s why we want to remind homeowners everywhere, that when it comes to your plumbing, there […]

How Often Should You Change Your Air Filter?

The air filters in your home’s heating and cooling system should be changed regularly to keep your system running efficiently and to prevent a reduction in your indoor air quality. Keep reading below to learn when you should change the filters in your home. Factors That Affect Your Air Filter Before we can dive into […]

Benefits of Saltless Water Systems

Salt-free water systems are similar to a water softener in that they prevent scale build-up in appliances that use hot water. However, they do not use ion exchange to treat your water. Salt-free systems do not require chemicals in order to change the structure of minerals within your water.  If you’re looking for a chemical-free […]

Going Green for St. Patrick’s Day

While you may be decked out in your green gear today, who says going green has to stop on St. Patrick’s Day? Use these tips to reduce your energy consumption, and give back to the environment. 1. Recycle Household Items From cardboard shipping boxes to glass, plastic, and aluminum cans and bottles, there are plenty […]

Ways to Prepare Your Plumbing for Spring

It’s almost time to exchange your snowshoes for sandals because Spring is just around the corner! While you’re preparing for a season full of sun, it’s important to take the time to prep your plumbing for the warm weather. Here are a few tips to get you started. 1. Check Your Pipes for Leaks Winter […]

Essential Improvements for Your Next Bathroom Remodel

Whether you’re looking to keep up with modern-day styles or are just looking to upgrade, redoing your bathroom gives you a chance to adapt the space to any previously unaddressed needs. It also increases the value of your home should you decide to sell in the future. Here are a few easy renovations to get […]

What’s in Minnesota’s Unfiltered Water?

Glass Half Empty or Half Contaminated? When most of us hold a cup of cold tap water to light, we may not see anything alarming in our glass. Additionally, tap water helps us complete daily chores around our home — from cooking to showering and doing laundry. It’s important to know what substances are lurking […]

Is Drinking Cold Water Bad For You?

Most people are fully aware that drinking water is extremely beneficial for your body. When you drink water, you stay hydrated and can experience less inflammation. However, not as many people think about the temperature of the water that they drink.  While drinking a cold glass of water can be a refreshing way help to […]

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