Category: Tips & How To

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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Is Distilled Water Safe to Drink? Here Are the Facts. Updated: February 13th, 2024 Shopping for drinking water isn’t the same these days. Back then, we could pick a few gallons of regular bottled water off the shelf at the grocery store without hesitation or confusion. But thanks to new forms of water treatment, we […]

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Stomach Hurts After Drinking Water? Here’s What It Could Mean Feeling thirsty, you filled a glass at the tap, gulped it down, and went about your day. Moments later, your stomach started gurgling like a dormant volcano, ready to blow. “Maybe it’s that burrito from last night,” you thought. As it turned out, the actual […]

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How Much Water Should Your Water Softener Brine Tank Have? Your water softener works around the clock to produce “soft” water for your home. Tucked away in your basement or garage, it removes minerals that could damage your pipes, fixtures, appliances, skin, and hair. But if your softening device hasn’t been performing up to scratch […]

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What is Hydrogen Water, and Should You Drink It? Hydrogen water. You’ve probably seen celebs and influencers raving about its anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant effects on social media. But with so much “ballyhoo” around it, you might wonder if it’s yet another over hyped specialty water or if there’s any science behind those bold health […]

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Itchy After Your Shower? A Water Softener Could Be Your Saving Grace! Updated January 9th, 2024 There’s nothing like a steamy shower after a long day at work or an intense workout. As the warm water cascades over your body, it’s as if the day’s stresses suddenly disappear, leaving you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. But […]

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Unfiltered Tap Water and High Medical Expenses: Is There a Link? Think about how much you’ve spent on healthcare over the last year. Hundreds? Thousands? Or maybe you’ve lost track? What if someone told you your tap water may have contributed to that amount? You’d probably be skeptical, but research shows links between unfiltered drinking […]

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Is Softened Water Bad for Plants? Updated December 18th, 2023 There are many reasons to have softened water at home. From reducing limescale buildup in pipes and fixtures to keeping your skin and hair softer and cleaner, it can do a world of good in any household. But when it comes to watering your plants, […]

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Is Your Water Causing Orange Hair? Updated December 12th, 2023 So, you wanted to lighten your hair to complement your eye color and skin tone. Or perhaps you hoped for a full transformation into the ultimate Super-Blonde King or Queen. Whatever the case, you purchased some hair-bleaching products at the nearest beauty store, thinking there’s […]

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Debunking Popular Myths About Home Water Filtration As concerns about drinking water safety continue to rise, so do the misconceptions surrounding home water filtration. Well-meaning folks reference sketchy science, clever bottled water ads twist the truth with fancy images and buzzwords, and even legit research gets misinterpreted sometimes. In this article, we debunk some of […]

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