Category: Well Water

8 Causes of Brown Toilet Water and How to Fix It Updated July 9th, 2024 Does murky brown water greet you every time you lift your toilet seat? The fact that you’re reading this article tells us this is most likely the case. Perhaps you reached to flush because you assumed someone had forgotten. But, […]

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How a Water Well Works: The Ultimate Guide If you live in a town or city, your drinking water likely comes from a public water system. All you have to do is turn on the tap, and water comes gushing out. But move a few miles out of town, and you’ll realize things can be […]

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Is a Whole-House Water Filter Right for You? (This Guide Will Help You Decide) Today’s homeowners are spoiled for choice when selecting a home water filter system. Water pitchers and refrigerator filters are easy to use, cost-effective, and convenient, with no installation required. Under-sink and countertop systems deliver fast, targeted filtration and are very space-efficient. […]

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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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7 Plumbing Issues That Can Affect Your Water Quality Most of us never think about the pipes shuttling water into our homes—out of sight, out of mind. We assume that if the water tastes and looks fine, it must be safe, not recognizing the contamination hazards from potentially faulty pipes behind our walls and beneath […]

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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 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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7 Key Benefits of Removing Iron from Tap Water About five percent of the earth’s crust is iron, so it’s no surprise it’s been found in drinking water sources all across the country, particularly in areas that rely on private wells. While iron is an essential nutrient in many diets, too much—especially in your water […]

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Is Hard Water Bad for Your Dishwasher? We rely on our kitchen appliances to make our lives easier, and the dishwasher is undoubtedly one of the most essential. You load it with dirty dishes after every meal, and a half-hour later, they’re sparkling clean. But if you live in one of the many parts of […]

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How Does Hard, Unfiltered Water Affect Laundry? There’s nothing like snuggling up in clean, comfy sheets or wearing clothes that smell as fresh as a warm spring day. But if you’re suddenly experiencing laundry problems like stains or faded colors on your freshly washed clothes, it’s easy to blame it on your detergent or the […]

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