Why Does My Water Taste Funny?

One of the first indicators that something has gone awry with your water supply is the presence of an unfamiliar taste in your drinking water. While U.S. tap water is relatively safe to consume in most cases, it’s still important for you as a homeowner, to be able to identify just what’s causing that strange … Read more

Dog Always Getting Sick? His Water Might Be to Blame!

Dog is man’s best friend, so it makes sense that you’d want only the best for your loyal companion — the best veterinarian, the best and most comfortable bed, the best tasting kibble, and more importantly, the most healthy drinking water. This begs the questions: Just how safe is it to give your dog or … Read more

8 Ways to Conserve Water in Your Home

Here at Aquarius Water Conditioning, we take water seriously and firmly believe that it should never be wasted! Not only is wasting water a very un-environmentally friendly practice, but it can put a serious damper on your water bill as well. Lucky for you, we know a few ways to conserve water at home more easily. … Read more

How Do Water Softeners Work?

We’ll Show You What an In-Home Water Softener Can Do We know that water softeners work to eliminate harsh dissolved minerals that make water hard, but what exactly does that mean? In it’s simplest form, your hard water system works in two steps: water softening, followed by system regeneration. Let’s take a deeper look at … Read more

What’s in Unfiltered Wisconsin Water?

Most Americans relate water borne diseases with impoverished nations and third world countries. Little do they know, the problem can be right here at home. In places like Wisconsin, where agriculture reigns supreme, water is at an increased risk of contamination. The water issue is out there whether you like it or not, so it … Read more

What Are My Water Treatment Options?

What would you do without water? You wouldn’t be able to cook, clean, shower, or enjoy the thirst-quenching goodness and health benefits of an ice cold glass. Well, for some homeowners, though water is pumping through their pipes, they still have a difficult time enjoying these simple pleasures — and improperly treated water is the … Read more

7 Simple Ways to Drink More Water

You’ve heard it time and time again, drinking the recommended 8-10 glasses of water per day is crucial for your health, but we understand that it might not be your first choice when you hit the fridge. If you don’t particularly fancy a cold crisp glass of water — though we can’t imagine why! — … Read more

8 Mind-Blowing Water Facts

Did you know that nearly 85% of U.S. households receive their water from public water facilities? That’s right! And the remaining 15% supply their own water from private wells and the like, which can be crawling with contaminants if they’re not regulated by a proper water filtration system. Surprised? Read on for more interesting water … Read more

What Causes High Nitrate Levels in Water?

What’s in your well water? If you live in Wisconsin or Minnesota, there’s a chance that high levels of nitrate might be lingering. While nitrate is a naturally occurring compound found in air, soil, water and foliage, the nitrogen/oxygen mix can be concerning if consumed in high quantities. But how exactly does nitrate get into … Read more

How to Test for Hard Water

Testing For Hard Water is Easy! Hard water contains hard minerals, or hardness crystals, that can dry out your hair and skin, cause your soft towels to fall flat and become scratchy, and even latch onto your dishes causing water spots. It can also cause calcium and limestone buildups on your appliances and within your … Read more

Holmes

I’ve noticed that many people ignore their water unless it’s causing a visible problem. But having good, clean water impacts the quality of their lives.

More and more people seem to understand that and are interested in improving their water now. Kinetico can help.

Mike Holmes

DIY Network