Aquarius Water Conditioning Blog

Keeping Your Water Softener Safe in Winter

When you’ve lived in Minnesota and Wisconsin as long as our team has, you’re no stranger to harsh winters and freezing cold temperatures. You also know exactly how to prepare for them. While that typically means stocking up on extra-warm jackets and plenty of ice melt, if you have a water softener in your home, […]

Holiday Drink Recipes Your Guests Will Love

The holiday season has arrived, and you know what that means — cookies for Santa, toys for the kids, and some cocktails for Mom & Dad. But why have friends and family over for the same things they could order at any local watering hole? Spice up your holiday party by trying out some of […]

Can Water Go Bad?

Have you ever poured yourself a glass of water, forgotten about it after few sips, and gone back to drink it a little later, only to notice there’s an odd taste to it? That can often make you wonder if someone secretly adding something to make it taste funny. But since that ’s probably unlikely, […]

Is Softened Water Safe for Plants?

We’ve said it time and time again — softened water is better for your hair, skin, laundry, and plumbing. Even so, some people still wonder if softened water is better for your plants. Well, the answer is a bit yes and a bit no. Different kinds of treated water can be beneficial for your lawn, […]

The Awful Effects of Using Disposable Plastic Bottles

How often do you go to clean out your car and end up finding countless half-empty water bottles in the back seat? If you’re like most people, it’s probably pretty often. These bottles tend to be everywhere, from to the fridge to your backseat to landfills and beyond. The thing is, there are some awful […]

How Water Conditioning Helps Our Planet

In this day and age, we have to protect our environment as much as we can, both for our current and future generations. That being said, there has been some talk that water softening and conditioning can be harmful to our environment. In reality, that’s not the case. There are many ways that water conditioning […]

Solving Hard Water Laundry Problems

Don’t you just love the feeling of pulling your laundry out of the dryer and feeling a warm, fuzzy towel against your skin? Well, if you have hard water, that’s a sort of fantasy, since the minerals in your water supply will cause your towels and other types of laundry to feel dry, scratchy, and […]

How Flooding Can Affect Your Drinking Water

Whether it’s a lake, river, or small stream when you live near the water, you get used to the occasional rising waters that storms or heavy rainfall can cause around your home. However, when Mother Nature decides to let the floodgates loose, your area can experience all the mess and damage that can come along […]

Signs You Have Corrosive Water

What if we were to tell you that, although it tastes fine and seems safe, your water may be corrosive? You may wonder, “How could that be?” In reality, corrosive water isn’t bad because of the water itself — it’s the particles and pH that really cause the problems. Since it’s not that easy to […]

How to Care for Your Water Softener

Your water softener does a great job of taking care of your family’s water supply by keeping your clothes and hair soft and your fixtures free of calcium buildup. With all that it does for you, don’t you think you should help it out and maintain it every once in a while? All it takes […]

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