Water Softener Maintenance: 7 Tips on How to Prolong Your Softener’s Life

Water softener maintenance is among the chief concerns of homeowners debating whether or not to have one installed.
The bad news? Water softeners do require some regular checking up on your part. The good news? This checking up is minimal — and very cheap. In fact, the cost is downright negligible when you consider the impacts hard water in a city like Phoenix, Arizona can have on your plumbing and water heater.

Water Filter vs. Water Softener: Which One Do You Need?

The question of ‘water filter vs. water softener’ comes up quite a bit due to some common misconceptions about both systems.
In this article, we’ll compare and contrast these systems to help you spend your money wisely and end up with a solution that meets your needs.

Is Reverse Osmosis Water Bad For You?

Is reverse osmosis water bad for you?
It’s not an unreasonable question; reverse osmosis systems remove minerals from your water and can make it taste different. These are both factors that can cause skepticism, which is why we’re going to explore this topic in detail today.

Is Hard Water Bad for You?

Is hard water bad for you?
Its effects on your pipes, sinks, dishes and bathtubs are readily apparent — but does hard water impact your health? In this article, we’ll take a look at the evidence and provide you some clear answers.


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