Water Softeners

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 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.

How Long Does A Water Softener Last?

Water softeners are a necessary investment in regions like Phoenix, Arizona that are known for hard water. But how long does a water softener last? Is there anything you can do to make it last longer?
Today, we’ll explore these questions and more to give you a clear picture of what water softener maintenance entails.

How to Test Water Hardness? 6 Easy Hard Water Tests

In America, 85% of water is rich in calcium and magnesium. This condition, known as ‘hard water’ has devastating impacts on your utility bill, hygiene, and plumbing.
A hard water test can help you pinpoint the precise steps to take as far as alleviating this problem. Let’s take a look at six such tests that will give you a clear idea of how to test for water hardness accurately.


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