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Are Salt-Based Water Softeners Safe for the Environment?

In this day and age, when we know caring for the environment is so important, we have a duty to try our best to avoid using products or systems that hurt the environment. Recently, there has been some concern over whether or not salt-based water softeners are safe for the environment. The answer to that […]

What are Iron Water Filters?

How many times have you ever opened up someone’s toilet or sink and noticed dark red and rust-colored stains decorating the inside of the bowl? Or have you opened what seems like a clean toilet, but you’re instantly hit in the face with a rotten egg smell? When your water supply is full of iron […]

Why Does My Tap Taste Salty?

Think about any time you’ve gone on vacation, went to the beach, and accidentally swallowed a mouthful of salt water. Yuck! It’s bad enough having to endure that taste once or twice, but imagine having to deal with it every time you pour a glass of tap water. You can experience tap water that tastes […]

The Scary Effects of Lead in Your Wisconsin Water Supply

The CDC dictates that water containing lead is safe to drink as long as the amount present is less than 15 parts per billion. But who feels safe drinking water with any amount of lead in it?! Unfortunately, there have been studies that show lead is present in several water supplies in Wisconsin. If that […]

The Most Common Issues with Well Water

When you live in Wisconsin or Minnesota, there’s a very good chance your home’s water comes from a well. While there may not be any problem with that, there could be any number of problems in your water itself. In order to keep your home’s water pristine, there are a few common issues with well […]

Is It Bad to Drink Sulfur Water?

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

Why You Should Take Extra Care of Your Water Softener This Summer

When the weather gets hotter outside, the water in your area can actually be “harder” than normal. Normal fluctuations happen throughout the year, but when there is a lot less rainfall and the temperatures start to climb, the hard water minerals in your water system increase. You can’t do much to change the quality of […]

Top 3 Reasons to Invest in a Water Softener

In the Twin Cities, many people suffer from hard water in their homes. Hard water can be extremely irritating because it negatively affects hair, skin, appliances, plumbing and more. Water softeners can alleviate the problems caused by hard water, so here are three reasons why you should invest in a one: 1. Shampoo doesn’t clean well […]

Signs You Have High Chlorine Levels in Your Water Supply

Many people believe pool chlorine is all they need to worry about. But did you know even small amounts of chlorine in your drinking and shower water could damage your hair, skin, and nails? No matter how diligent you are, nothing can help until you address the amount of chlorine in your home’s water! Poor […]

How to Keep Your Hair Clean and Beautiful This Summer

When you are washing your hair, are you thinking about the quality of the water you are washing with? Your hair is exposed to a variety of harmful things in the summer such as: Chlorine – if you choose to cool off in the pool Salt Water – if you take a vacation to the […]

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