The bottled water segment is perhaps the fastest growing segment in the beverage industry. Its annual sales are estimated to exceed $11 billion. Bottled water companies have been known to employ slick marketing techniques in a bid to convince the populace that their water is not only clean but also healthy for human consumption. Unfortunately, … More The Disadvantages of Bottled Water
Cloudy glassware and dishes are a common problem in many households. It is especially irritating when you pull dishes out of the dishwasher expecting them to be clear and bright only to find a dingy film on them. There are several reasons for a cloudy coating on glasses and dishware but the likely causes are … More How to Combat the Cloudy Film on Glassware
Allergy sufferers are affected by everything from nuts to cats to pollen in the air. Many people are surprised to learn, however, that their home’s drinking water also could be a culprit. Research has shown that many allergies and respiratory conditions such as asthma can be linked to chemicals which are present in tap water. … More Can Water Make Allergies Worse?
Almost everyone knows that drinking water is good for a person. This is especially true if consuming large amounts of soda, sports drinks or other sugar-laden beverages is the alternative. The benefits of drinking water include everything from maintaining body fluids to staving off dehydration to maintaining a healthy weight. While drinking water is important, … More Is Hard or Soft Water Better to Drink?
The two most common ways water is consumed are from the tap and in bottles. However, there are some facts that you might want to be aware of regarding your tap and bottled water. Bottled water is more expensive than tap water, but it is not necessarily of higher quality. Bottled water is usually checked … More Tap or Bottled Water—Is There Really a Difference?