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We love water and its impact on our life. Through our blog we hope to educate you on the importance of safe drinking water as well as share with you fun and helpful info that will improve your quality of life.

Dry cracking skin? ~ Eczema? ~ We can help!

Dry cracking skin? ~ Eczema? ~ We can help!
Hard water is more than an irritation. The heavy minerals carried in hard water cling to anything they touch. Hard water often leaves clothes looking discolored, and often makes plates and glasses look cloudy and streaked. Even pipes get white residue buildup from hard water over time. The solution to hard water is softening the water. Spending the money to soften the water is well worth it, because of the many benefits of soft water. Soft water removes harmful minerals from the water. It also helps relieve dry skin and scalp because soft water removes excess soap and cells from skin pores. Not only will your hair and skin be softer, but your clothes will be as well. Soft water prevents your clothes from losing color, so your clothes will last longer. Soft water will help remove all soap particles from the water. Cleaning your home with water that has been softened...
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13 Advantages to Soft Water

13 Advantages to Soft Water
Using soft water has many advantages. Here is a list of 13 we've come up with: Lower Energy Costs Water heaters work nearly 30% more efficiently when operated with soft water.Fewer Repair Bills Without exception, all water using appliances work more efficiently and require fewer repairs with soft water. Leading appliance manufacturers, such as Maytag, suggest using soft water for optimum performance of their products. Plumbing lasts longer, without the lime scale buildup caused by hard water.Spend less Money on Cleaners & Detergents Since soaps and detergents work more efficiently with soft water; you'll only need one-quarter to one-half of the suggested amount. You'll be able to obtain the same results using shorter wash cycles and cooler water.Smaller Clothing Allowance Clothes last longer and look better when washed with soft water. Studies have shown that the life of clothing and household textiles is lengthened up to 15 percent when washed in...
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Soft Water vs Hard Water

Soft Water vs Hard Water
Are you spending time trying to decide whether you need a water softener.  Here are several problems you encounter when using only hard water. Laundry Water hardness presents some obstacles to cleaning. Hardness causing minerals react with soap to form an insoluble curd that can show up on fabrics as a white powder, make fabrics feel stiff and stick on to the inside of washing machines. The forming of the curd uses some of the soap and reduces its cleaning ability. Personal Care & Cleaning Supplies In a recent survey, it was concluded that 5 to 8 percent of each dollar spent is for cleaning, laundry, bathing and personal care items. This can represent over $30 per month for an average family of four. Many of these products are purchased to combat the effects of hard water. It is estimated that the average individual cleaning the home spends more than six...
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