Category: ‘Water Quality’

How to Flush Your Water Heater (And Why It’s Important!)

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When was the last time you flushed your water heater? If you’re like most homeowners, your answer is probably either “huh?” or “never.”  As a homeowner, you should flush your water heater at least once a year as part of annual home maintenance. The good news is, […]

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Benefits of Installing a Whole House Water Softener

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Most articles heralding the importance of installing water softening systems in your home focus on the negative effects of hard water: shortened lifespan for your home appliances, severe damage to your pipes and plumbing, and increased risk for waterborne diseases, to name a few. However, […]

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How to Recognize and Treat Hard Water Problems

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While hard water is harmless (other than causing itchy skin and dull hair), it has numerous effects on your home that range from a nuisance to downright harmful. Effects of hard water: – Mineral deposits can clog pipes and reduce water flow – “Scale” residue […]

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Tips To Evaluate Water Quality

Tips To Evaluate Water Quality

So you’ve just moved into your new home and you’re thinking about testing the quality of water available around the house? Or perhaps you’re worried about unexplained deposits in the bathroom and kitchen, and would like to investigate the matters in order to tackle the […]

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