Author:Tom Luke

Is it Okay to Install My Water Softener Outside?

A water softener is a relatively simple appliance, buts has its own set of factors as to where it should be installed. The unit needs to be on a flat, level surface, with easy accessibility to refill salt, and located near where your water enters...

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The Difference Between Point of Entry vs. Point of Use

If you have recently started researching how to ensure you’re getting the best water into your home with a treatment system, you likely have heard (or read about) “Point of Entry” (POE) and “Point of Use” (POU). These are relatively simple concepts presented on paper...

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The Difference Between Water Treatment Certifications

With new technology comes new options. Just think how online shopping dramatically changed the multitude of things we may consider when making a new product purchase, but sometimes the overwhelming number of choices can seem exhausting. If you have made the decision to start looking into...

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The Salt Bridge – A Common Water Softener Problem

Large home appliances require a little bit of maintenance and attention to keep them running efficiently. Your water softener system is no exception to ensure it provides softened water throughout your home. Fortunately, the system typically has pretty basic tasks, mostly revolving around remembering to...

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What is Involved When You Own a Well?

Owning a home that gets groundwater from a private well brings questions about what we should do to maintain quality water while avoiding safety and health concerns. Your Well and Home Maintenance When you think about it, it was not that many years ago when most homes...

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Know Your Water Contaminants: PFAS

Have you ever wondered after pulling a steaming bag of popcorn out of the microwave why there was a large flood of steam, but the paper bag didn’t get soggy from the butter and moisture? That is because manufacturers line the inside of the bags...

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As Seasons Change, So May Your Water

The end of summer brings chilly mornings, a return to school (for those who are going), and fluffy sweaters from the closet. Most homeowners generally know what to expect as the seasons change, but there are some things many overlook. For example, did you realize...

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Would My Home Benefit From a Twin Water Softener?

We all know that feeling when you just poured yourself a bowl of cold cereal and open the refrigerator only to find an empty container! Similar to keeping the refrigerator and your pantry stocked with groceries, having a twin tank softener can help keep your...

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Flooding and Your Water Quality

Owning a lakeside or riverside property is a dream for many people who enjoy the beauty of being so close to a body of water. Unfortunately for some, if the home is in a flood zone, it can become a nightmare. Flooding can cause horrific...

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