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Water Softening: Common Misconceptions, Pt. 2

They Make Your Water Salty. It’s true that softeners use specialized salt in the process of softening your water. However, much of the sodium is washed out in the regeneration cycle (or cleaning cycle) that all softeners do. After this process, very little residual sodium is left in your water. If you are still concerned [...]

2019-07-23T09:56:18-04:00July 23rd, 2019|

Hydration And Your Skin

Does Your Skin Resemble a Grape or a Raisin? The importance of regular water consumption in our day-to-day life has well-known and obvious benefits, aiding in digestion and many other bodily functions. Our bodies simply function much better both mentally and physically when they are well hydrated. But have you thought about the importance of [...]

2019-07-01T10:24:59-04:00July 1st, 2019|

Water Softening: Common Misconceptions, Pt. 1

Water softening is something a lot of people understand because they have needed a softener their entire lives. For many others however, a water softener is a foreign concept and not something they have ever had to shop for. So, for people new to this area, new to water softeners, moving to a different water [...]

2019-04-23T11:57:34-04:00April 23rd, 2019|

Odor In My Water

One of the more common questions we get is regarding odor in the water.  Generally speaking a water softener will NOT create odors in the water; it will also NOT remove odors.  So, what is the cause and how can I get rid of them you ask? An odor problem should first be broken down [...]

2019-01-25T13:19:55-05:00January 25th, 2019|

The Importance of Staying Hydrated

We hear and read a lot these days about the importance of staying hydrated and getting our recommended ounces in each day, but why? Many people don’t concern themselves with tracking their water intake and they seem to be just fine, so what’s the big deal? Drinking enough water is a simple way to take [...]

2019-01-12T09:42:49-05:00January 3rd, 2019|

I’ve got the WORST water EVER!

“Our water is TERRIBLE!”  “The water here is really AWFUL!” “I’ve got the WORST water EVER!” Being in the water treatment business, I hear customers complain about their water all the time. When I go out on a Customer Care follow up appointment after a recent install, I love hearing people so excited to share [...]

2019-01-12T09:53:07-05:00November 9th, 2018|

Water Babies

From the Desk of the Working Mom aka The Office Receptionist                 We all hear about the benefits of drinking and using purified/softened water for us big people, but what about for the half pints? Water is something we use so often, its commonplace, but if you really think about all the ways your water touches [...]

2019-01-12T09:54:01-05:00September 13th, 2018|

Chlorine in Municipal Water Supplies

 Chlorine is used in water distribution systems as a means of disinfection. Evidence of chlorinating public water supplies has been traced back to the late 1800s. It has long been proven as the most effective method of prevention against the spread of waterborne illnesses and disease. The chlorination process supplies millions of people safe [...]

2019-01-12T09:55:38-05:00August 28th, 2018|

PFAS- What does it mean to you?

 There have been a lot of concerns raised in recent months surrounding the topic of PFAS. Especially considering there were raised levels found right here in some of our own backyards. So, what is it and should we all be concerned?  PFAS stands for Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Unless you happen to be a [...]

2019-01-12T09:56:39-05:00July 5th, 2018|