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3 Easy Ways to Test for Hard Water and How to Measure its Hardness Level

3 Easy Ways to Test for Hard Water and How to Measure its Hardness Level If you’ve ever experienced any signs of “hard” water in your home, your first instinct is likely to figure out the steps to fix the problems – quickly. To briefly refresh your memory, hard water usually causes certain inconvenient, embarrassing…

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Purifying Your Well Water with Chlorine: Is it the Safest Option?

Purifying Your Well Water with Chlorine: Is it the Safest Option? Owning a private well is a smart investment (for some people, at least). After all, it’s your natural water source that supplies your home with fresh, clean water. Plus, you aren’t stuck with those hefty monthly water bills or fees from local water providers.…

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6 Toxic Water Contaminants That May Irritate Your Skin

6 Toxic Water Contaminants That May Irritate Your Skin If you or your household members have been experiencing strange reoccurring episodes of disruptive skin conditions, there’s probably something lurking in your home that’s causing those issues. You may have tried changing soap brands, laundry detergent, or using lotion more often, but the skin problems keep…

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The 4 Most Common Ways Our Water is Being Polluted and How You Can Tackle the Dangerous Effects

The 4 Most Common Ways Our Water is Being Polluted and How You Can Tackle the Dangerous Effects Water pollution is more than just tossing a beer can in a nearby river while camping. Other sources range from agricultural runoff to oil spills, which contaminate our rivers, lakes, reservoirs, and seas with chemicals, waste, plastic,…

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Drinking Water to Fight Off Fevers, Coughs, and Cold: Does It Work?

Drinking Water to Fight Off Fevers, Coughs, and Cold: Does It Work? (Updated March 24th, 2019) Listen. Catching a cold or flu is no fun. The sniffling, sneezing, and coughing can be very discomforting for you and the people around you. Not to mention the lack of appetite, the severe dehydration, the pounding headaches, the…

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Jeff From Home RenoVision DIY Installs a SpringWell Water Filter System

Jeff From Home RenoVision DIY Installs a SpringWell Water Filter System If you’re not familiar with Jeff over at Home RenoVision DIY, Jeff runs a youtube channel called Home RenoVision where they’re dedicated to helping homeowner’s learn the skills and tricks of the trade; and take the fear out of renovating and remodeling to get…