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How to Keep Your Water Softener in Great Condition

12 December, 2017 (21:13) | Water Softeners | By: admin

One of the things you might have in your home if you live in a hard water state is a water softener. Abrasive ‘hard’ water contains high levels of calcium and magnesium, causing lime scale buildup and interfering with soap’s ability to clean.  Water softeners can save you money, and increase the lifespan of many […]

How Many Hard Water Problems Do You Have?

7 December, 2017 (18:04) | Hard Water Solutions, Water Softeners | By: admin

The top hard water problem in the North County area is scale. Scale is one of the most serious problems caused by mineral deposits in hard water. Scale is a by-product of water hardness that can put many water-using appliances out of service. It clogs hot water pipes and can sharply reduce the heating efficiency of a water […]

Filtering Well Water is Essential for Homeowners

30 November, 2017 (22:12) | Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Reverse Osmosis | By: admin

Maybe it has been suggested to you in the past, but it’s time to make a drinking water system in your home a priority, especially if your home gets water from a well and not a municipal water source. Well water, is susceptible to many different environmental conditions affecting the water supply in the locality. From bacterial contamination, […]

Santa Barbara Delivers High Tech Drinking Water

8 November, 2017 (17:25) | Drinking Water System, Hard Water Solutions, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Water News | By: admin

Santa Barbara has opened a state of the art Desalination Plant in hopes to deliver filtered water to homes using less power. The plant can produce almost three million gallons of filtered water a day. That is almost 30% of the city’s water needs. The process includes conditioning the water to make it compatible with […]

Are Chloramines Wreaking Havoc on Your Pipes?

15 September, 2017 (23:14) | Uncategorized | By: admin

Your drinking water might be safer, but your home is at risk for water damage caused by the possible failure of state-mandated copper piping, warns the California Professional Association of Specialty Contractors (CalPASC). Why is this? Why are copper pipes failing? The simplest answer is chloramines found in our home’s water. Chloramines are compounds containing […]

The Myths Surrounding Reverse Osmosis Water

8 August, 2017 (21:58) | Uncategorized | By: admin

There have been a lot of negative blogs and comments on social media about drinking water from a reverse osmosis water filtration system (RO). Is it safe? The answer is, Yes! Some people even say that water from a RO is too clean and too pure. So, what’s the problem? We should be drinking the […]

Softened Water Means Softer Skin!

6 July, 2017 (14:28) | Hard Water Solutions, Water Softeners | By: admin

Ahhhh … that feeling of clean, soft skin as you get out of the shower! There’s nothing quite like the smell and feel of freshly cleaned skin … don’t you agree? Well, if you have NO idea what we’re talking about, there could be something in your water that is sticking to your skin. When […]

Removing Those Stubborn Hard Water Stains

19 June, 2017 (19:55) | Uncategorized | By: admin

How many times have you stood in the grocery store aisle and wondered what product was going to help remove those nasty white hard water stains? That “stuff” is left behind when you have hard water. It is comprised of calcium and magnesium and it is tough to get rid of! One of the easiest […]

The Tragedy of Unsafe Water in California

1 June, 2017 (22:52) | Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Impurity Solutions, Reverse Osmosis, Water News | By: admin

We keep seeing that California has had plenty of snow and rain this winter. This is good news – it must mean that the drought is over and all the folks in CA have plenty of fresh quality drinking water now, right? Not so quick, almost 1 million people in the state are still being […]

Water Infrastructure Fails – What Now?

18 May, 2017 (20:16) | Drinking Water System, Impurities Found in Drinking Water, Reverse Osmosis, Water News | By: admin

No one wants to get a failing grade when it comes to drinking water, but on the latest Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) has rated the nation’s drinking water systems a D grade and wastewater systems a D+ grade. They’re old, they’re falling apart and that means bad […]