Archive for the “Water Filtration” Category

How Dangerous is Arsenic in My Drinking Water?

Earlier this month, we shared the results of a first-of-its-kind study that analyzed water quality data from more than 48,000 communities across the county. The study found traces of carcinogens in drinking water, which may be linked to more than hundred thousand cancer cases in the United States. Arsenic was among the carcinogens discovered in […]

What Are Carcinogens and Are They in My Water?

When environmental or man-made substances are thoroughly tested and analyzed by a third-party and determined to cause cancer, they’re referred to as carcinogens (American Cancer Society). Common carcinogens that you might already know of include: asbestos, tobacco smoke, UV radiation, wood dust, and nickel compounds.  According to the ATSDR, coming into contact with certain carcinogens […]

Should I Be Concerned about Manganese in My Water?

Did you know that our bodies actually need manganese? This naturally occurring mineral, which is found in certain foods and typically in ground water, is responsible for providing antioxidants to our bodies: “It also plays a role in bone formation, blood clotting, and reducing inflammation,” (Medical News Today).  Though small amounts of manganese offer essential […]

What Kind of Water is Best for Brewing Beer at Home?

If you prefer to brew your favorite styles of beer at home then you already know that the quality of your water supply plays a key role in the process. According to Craft Beer & Brewing, though beer can be brewed using any type of water, the choice between hard, soft, or alkaline water will […]

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 […]

Refreshing Ice Cubes Begin With Reverse Osmosis Water

There’s nothing better than crystal clear ice. Admit it — just their translucent appearance alone makes any drink taste more refreshing on the spot. Picture this: It’s summertime and you’re floating in the pool, sipping on a clear-iced cocktail. Mmmm! Now, transport yourself to the dead of winter (we know, it’s drastic, but bear with […]

PFCs: What Are They & How Do I Get Rid of Them?

The complete list of common water contaminants is rather lengthy, it’s true. And more than that, the contaminants found in the water of one home in Minnesota or Wisconsin, can be drastically different from those found in the water of the next. This is because most contaminants are a product of the environment in which […]

Calling Aquarius For The First Time? Here’s What You Need to Know

You just realized that reappearing ring around the tub and the fact that you’ve had to re-buy towels three times in the past year because they became unbearably scratchy is no coincidence. You’re also sick and tired of sub-par drinking water, and in particular, that all-too-familiar icky aroma that wafts up into your nostrils every […]

Infusing Your Water will Make You Healthy

It’s no secret that drinking plenty of water is good for your health. However, actually taking the time and effort to drink enough water to reap those health benefits can sometimes prove to be a bit challenging, as water isn’t necessarily known to be the most enticing beverage to choose from. Infused water is proving […]

How to Change a Whole House Water Prefilter

The time has come! You’ve been effortlessly enjoying filtered water for some time, but now you’ve got to put in a little bit of elbow grease to change the prefilter… don’t worry, you got this! You may be thinking, “what is a prefilter, anyway?” We’re glad you asked! A prefilter is a filter that all […]

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