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Helping Your Kids Choose Water

Kids often confuse thirst with being hungry, headaches, and feeling exhausted. When they do recognize thirst for what it is, many often reach for a sugary, empty-calorie laden soda pop or juice box. As parents we want our kids to make wise health choices and an ice-cold glass of water...

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Identifying and Dealing with Hard Water Problems in Your Home

There are few things in your daily cleaning more frustrating than afterwards having troublesome spotty dishes, stained porcelain, and showerheads/faucets that get clogged closed. If you are one of many families in the Midwest who suffer from the pesky problems of hard water in your home, there are ways to...

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How Much Water Does Your Household Use?

Water is an essential part of lives! We not only drink it, but we bathe in water, use it to launder our clothes, and wash dirty dishes. But just how much water do Americans use on a daily basis and does it matter? Average American Household Water Use The US Environmental Protection...

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The Importance of Drinking Water

The fact that the human body is made up of roughly 60% water, it is no surprise that everyone needs to be aware of how much and how often we’re drinking water. The recommended amount of water people should consume each day is about 13-1/2 cups (108 oz.). That sound...

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How to Remove Calcium Build-up in Your Toilet

Hard water is the culprit of many plumbing problems. It can contain high amounts of dissolved minerals, including calcium and magnesium. Some of those calcium and magnesium minerals can get left behind as water flows through your pipes. Those minerals can build up over time, causing unattractive stains and scaling.  Hard...

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Three Ways Treated Water Can Benefit Your Body

1 - Soft and Smooth Hair Treated water is important to achieve naturally smooth, manageable hair. Treated, softened water means you use less soap, and it rinses out easier, meaning your hair will maintain its color longer and feel conditioned. Water that has been treated also balances your hair’s pH level,...

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What is Salt’s Role in a Water Softener System?

With years of innovation, water softeners have become more efficient and user-friendly. But even with the many advances, the core idea of how a water softener works remains the same. They require a salt brine tank to perform the critical cycles that keep the system properly performing its work of...

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How Much Water Do American Households Use Each Day?

Water is an essential part of our day-to-day lives and a vital resource. But, how much water do we use on a daily basis? The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that the average American household uses more than 300 gallons of water each day. The majority (around 70%) is...

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