Archive for the “Water Softening” Category

Does Untreated Tap Water Affect Baking?

If you’re an avid baker you know that the quality of the ingredients you use to whip up your next batch of cupcakes, cookies or bread can make all the difference. Following that thought process, it would make sense that the water you use to bake your delicious creations should matter too — and it […]

5 Tips to Use Less Cleaning Products

Cleaning products — not only are they harsh on your hands, but they leave behind an awful chemical smell and can be pretty pricey as well. All that being said, we think it’s safe to say that most folks would prefer to cut their cleaning product usage significantly, if only they knew how. Lucky for […]

How Much Water Are You Wasting?

Water makes the world go round. In fact, it’s arguably the most important resource we have at our disposal. That being said, if we keep on wasting it, it certainly won’t be around forever! That’s why water conservation is such an important part of the puzzle. That being said, you may think you’re being careful, […]

What is Water Conditioning Anyway?

Water conditioning is crucial, especially to us folks in the Minnesota and Wisconsin areas, where water contaminants abound. You may or may not have heard about it, and even if you have, you may still be wondering – what does it actually mean? Lucky for you, we’re here to break down the water conditioning basics […]

How Does Hard Water Affect Your Skin?

Hard water – it makes our linens hard and our showers dirty, but did you know it can also affect our health as well? Generally speaking, ingesting hard water doesn’t pose any threat, but showering with it is another story entirely. Our bodies, and our skin in particular, don’t exactly take kindly to hard water […]

The Hard Water v. Soft Water Showdown

You may be thinking, “how can water be hard if it’s liquefied?” Confusing isn’t it? At first glance, maybe, but that’s why we’re here to set the record straight. Not all tap water is created equal, and in this hard v. soft water showdown, only one water type can reign supreme! What is Hard Water? […]

3 Reasons to Choose a Salt-Powered Water Softener

If you live in an area where hard water is predominant, like many of us here in the Minnesota and Wisconsin areas, you may have considered installing a water softener from time-to-time. Perhaps you’ve even done some research, but haven’t been able to decide between a salt or salt-free option. Fortunately, we’re here to help […]

Salt Water Softeners v. Salt-Free: What’s The Difference?

When it comes to treating the water in your home, there are many different options to choose from. One of the most popular water issues we come across in our line of work is hard water, or water packed with too many harsh minerals. In this specific scenario, there are two main options: Either you […]

Water Softener FAQs: Common Water Softening Questions Answered

Did you know that hard water problems exist in 85% of homes nationwide? With those odds, especially if you’re living in Minnesota or Wisconsin, it’s very possible that your home is one of them. Fortunately, water softening offers a simple solution. If you are one of the many people who have considered purchasing a water […]

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Is Your Home Ready for Water Softening?

Your clothes are stiff. Your towels are scratchy. Your skin and hair are dry, and you’ve just about had it with that persistent rust ring around your bathtub. If you’re nodding your head in agreement, it sounds like you’re ready to take the plunge and purchase a water softening system for your home. But, while […]

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