For most, baths can be a relaxing experience. A long soak in a warm tub can be the perfect end to a stressful day, a way to relax your muscles after a tough workout or a method to warming up your body after being out in the cold. While essential oils, bath salts or bath […]
effects of hard water
If your skin is feeling creepy and crawly as we move closer to Halloween, you’re not alone. Cold air can strip moisture from pores, making skin itchy and dry. Outside of what the climate does to skin, there is another source that’s contributing to dehydrated skin – hard water. Around 85 percent of America has […]
If you could save additional dollars each month, would you? The answer is probably a resounding “yes!” The source of that savings may surprise you. The money you can recoup may be going down the drain, thanks to your water pipes. In 85 percent of North America., hard water and its high mineral content cause […]
The effects of hard water go beyond chalky faucet buildup, pipe damage and higher energy costs. The characteristics of your water can determine how well, or poorly, your shampoo and conditioning routine works. And that has an impact on both your hair and your wallet. The minerals found in hard water (calcium, magnesium and iron) […]
Summer is the season for increased outdoor activities. But that sometimes translates to increased sun exposure, which can also mean sunburn. Caring for sun-ravaged skin can be sensitive (literally) under any condition but especially if your water isn’t optimal quality. Assistance may lie with a water softener. It removes hard water minerals, allowing water to […]
Because water is involved in most of your daily routines, the effects of hard water are felt everywhere—your wallet included. In the short term the costs seem negligible, but over the course of a year they add up.