Why is My Water Bill So High? The Top Reason and How to Lower It You’ve shortened your showers, upgraded your fixtures and appliances, and even installed a rainwater harvesting system. Yet, when you open your water bill, you have to wonder if there’s a secret water park in your backyard (because there’s no way […]

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What Does Sulfur Water Smell Like & How To Get Rid of It? Updated: April 10th, 2024 Imagine coming home from a dreadful day at work. You draw a bathtub of hot water to unwind and forget about the day’s stresses. As the tub fills up, you smell a terrible rotten egg odor coming from […]

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How to Remove Lead from Your Drinking Water & Potential Health Risks Updated: March 4th, 2024 Few things are more satisfying than a tall glass of water after a long workout or a hot day. You fill it up at your faucet and gulp down without considering what contaminants you could be ingesting. And why […]

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14 Signs You Have a Water Leak—And the Fastest Way to Detect It Few things are more frustrating as a homeowner than dealing with water damage. You try to keep your home in good condition (and maintenance costs low), only for small water leaks to snowball into major catastrophes that burn a hole in your […]

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Top 7 Benefits of Smart Water Leak Detectors for Your Home Leaks. Who ever thought they could be so destructive? What may start as a small drip can quickly turn into a flooding nightmare if ignored, possibly requiring expensive repairs and remediation. But what if there was a way to catch leaks before they spiral […]

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Is a Dual Water Filter System Right for You? If you’re shopping for a water filter and softener, you have an important decision to make: purchase two separate systems or a dual-system setup that filters and softens your water. Both have their benefits and pitfalls, but it’s hard to beat an all-in-one “hybrid” system when […]

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Does Fluoride in Drinking Water Raise ADHD Risk in Kids? If your child has been diagnosed with ADHD, it’s natural to wonder what could have caused it. Genes? Environmental toxins? A problem during birth or delivery? While any one of these could be the culprit, researchers are concerned that fluoride in drinking water might also […]

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Cryptosporidium in Drinking Water: Why Municipalities Still Struggle with Removal It all began in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the early spring of 1993. Everything seemed normal— residents embraced the warmer weather, and families hydrated with water from their taps. But little did they know something perilous had been lurking in their pipes. For two weeks, calls […]

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What’s That Black Slime on My Plumbing Fixtures? You pride yourself on a spotless bathroom and kitchen. But perhaps lately, you’ve started noticing black, slimy buildup on your fixtures—faucets, shower heads, toilets, sinks, you name it. Eager to restore their gleaming shine, you grabbed the strongest cleaner you could find. The residue went away for […]

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Understanding Turbidity in Drinking Water and Why It Matters You probably don’t think much about the water flowing from your tap. As long as it looks clean, tastes OK, and doesn’t smell funky, you likely assume it’s pure and safe to drink. However, a crucial but little-known factor can influence the safety of your drinking […]

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