Christmas is almost here and you are probably starting to think about the turkey and all the fixings to go along with it. Making a delicious dinner is a lot less stressful when appliances in your home are in top working shape. No one needs a malfunctioning dishwasher with all those Christmas dishes to tackle. Hard water […]
Hard Water “Watch Outs”
There is nothing like a long, leisurely soak in a luxurious hot bath to soothe away the stresses of the day – that is, until your bathroom slime (aka soap scum and scale) starts to take over your tub. Bathtubs, faucets and showers are magnets for mildew, soap scum, grime, scale, and stubborn stains. Hard […]
Orange may be the hot color for your pumpkins this season, but definitely not for your sink. It may surprise you that the causes of rust stains in your sink are preventable, the result of hard water and high levels of iron. Unfortunately, if you have hard water, you can expect to lose 30 percent […]
The little black dress, or LBD, is a woman’s closet staple. Each year fashion forecasters try to oust it with the latest, greatest color, and your home may be trying to do the same. Only your home, or more specifically your home’s hard water, is gunning for gray as the new color. Hard water may […]
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) […]
The key to easier cleaning with fewer chemicals this holiday season? A water softener.
From quick spot treatments to more permanent fixes, these tips will give you one less thing to stress about when entertaining family and friends this holiday season.
If you’ve noticed stiff, harsh fabrics, graying or yellowing of clothing, soil build-up and/or weakening of fabrics, hard water is most likely the culprit.
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.
Crusty, white scale buildup on faucets, shower heads and water-using appliances is a common sign of hard water around your home.