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Posted:
03/21/17

Hard water can be a serious problem around the house. The hard minerals such as calcium and magnesium that leave residue on pipes, fixtures, and appliances are known as scale. Over time, this can reduce the flow through pipes. One of the most effective ways to combat hard water for the entire house is through…

Posted:
03/13/17

Hard water is the most common water treatment issue in homes. It exists when high levels of minerals such as calcium and magnesium from the ground are absorbed into water before it reaches your home. Since hard water comes from minerals in the ground, the hardness of water varies from city to city. Also, municipal water…

Posted:
02/20/17

Reverse Osmosis, we know it for purifying our water, but how does it work? When I hear osmosis, I think Osmosis Jones, the blue cartoon figure who plays out his existence as a crime fighting cop in the body of Bill Murray. But that image is a far stretch when looking at a glass of…

Posted:
02/09/17

Water heaters are long lasting appliances. The average water heater can reliably last over 10 years. Despite this endurance, water heater, like any appliance, eventually fail. Parting with your water heater can be a tough thing to do since it is an appliance that is easy to forget about until something happens that causes it…

Posted:
01/20/17

Hard water can be a serious problem around the house. The hard minerals such as calcium and magnesium that leave residue on pipes, fixtures, and appliances are known as scale. Over time, this can reduce the flow through pipes. One of the most effective ways to combat hard water for the entire house is through…

Posted:
01/14/17

Snow is officially on the ground, trees are looking bare, and the air is extremely dry! Winter is in full swing which means the start of cold and flu season has arrived as well. Protect yourself and your family this season by making sure you stay hydrated and healthy! Winter tends to accelerate dehydration without…

Posted:
12/22/16

There are a lot of things to consider when choosing a new water heater for your home. The 3 main items to focus on are Storage Type, Fuel Source, and Space. We’ve put together this handy guide to help you decide which water heater would be the perfect fit for your home and family. For…

Posted:
12/05/16

Water conservation is commonly pushed during the summer months but is it important to conserve water during the winter? It sure is! Although we aren’t watering our lawns or working out in the garden, there are still ways to cut back on water usage during the chilly months. We have compiled a list of a…

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Posted:
11/15/16

Winter is just around the corner, which means it’s time to take preventative measures before you’re left out in the cold! We know the importance of keeping your family home comfortable during the cold winter months, which is why we created a preparation checklist for you. Be sure to go through the checklist starting with…

Posted:
11/10/16

Winter is coming, and it’s time to take a look at how your water heater is functioning. Here’s what to look at when updating a water heater.

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