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?
One of the most common questions people ask about treating the water in their home is what is the difference between a water softener and a water filtration system? Unfortunately, many people believe these two things are the same. In the simplest terms, water softeners simply soften the water in a home. A water filtration … More The Difference between Water Softeners and Water Treatment Systems
No one wants to talk about contaminated water. After all, it’s not exactly a pleasant subject. However, knowledge is power and if you want to protect yourself you need to know about the dangers of unclean water. Many people are surprised to learn that anything in water is considered contamination. The problems begin to occur … More The Truth about Contaminated Water
Healthy and clean water are necessary for our very existence. As adults, our bodies are comprised of approximately 70 percent water. Newborns are comprised of 80 percent water. Still, there are a lot of things about water we don’t know. And as critical as water is to our survival, there are some interesting facts that … More Water, Water Everywhere: Facts about This Important Natural Resource!
The first thing that comes to mind in regard to low quality water is the negative ramifications of drinking it. This is to be expected – one cannot live without drinking water, so it goes without saying that this is the primary concern. However, low quality water can affect many other facets of someone’s life. … More The Effects of Low Quality Water on Clothes
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?
It would be nice if you could taste or see any problems with your home’s water supply but that is not the case. In light of this fact, many people who should have their home’s water tested do not. After all, what you can’t see or smell won’t hurt you, right? Wrong. Many of the … More The Importance of Testing Your Home’s Water
Nothing is worse than water that smells. When the water in your home has an unusual or off-putting odor it can be difficult to pinpoint the cause. Since no one wants to live with smelly water, you must work to find the source of the problem and then go about fixing it. If you are … More Why Does My Home’s Water Smell?
Water contamination is a serious subject. Now more than ever, Americans are paying close attention to the water in their homes. While there are some water issues that can occur with no visible signs, others are difficult to miss. If you have brown, cloudy or discolored water, you are right to be concerned. What follows … More The Many Causes of Discolored Water
Boiling water for some pasta? Craving a tall glass of cold water after mowing the lawn? These relatively harmless things could spell trouble if you aren’t sure what is in your drinking water. There are generally four categories of contaminants that may be present in your drinking water: Biological: Organisms in water, these contaminants are … More How Safe is Tap Water?