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Five Signs Your Well Water Is Contaminated

January 5, 2022

If you rely on well water to supply your home or business, you know that there can be complications from time to time. A lot of these problems simply don’t affect people who count on municipal systems for their water supply, but part of the appeal of having well water in the first place is the control over its quality and how you choose to treat it. That said, there are some instances where your well water could be contaminated, sometimes to an extent where it can pose a health risk to you and your family. As a result, it’s... View Article

Why Does My Water Taste Salty?

December 22, 2021

One of the most disconcerting things that can happen in your home is your tap water tasting a little funny. One relatively common thing people experience is turning on the faucet and finding that the water tastes salty. There can be a number of reasons why you might experience this most unwelcome surprise, and they’re usually related to what’s going on in your water supply. Read on for some more insight into why your water might be suddenly leaving a salty taste in your mouth. What chemicals make water salty? As we noted above, usually water tastes salty due to... View Article

What Causes Drinking Water to Taste or Smell Bad?

December 7, 2021

We expect water flowing from our taps to be odorless and taste fresh. That’s generally the case here in America due to our infrastructure system; however, there are cases in which water can develop a nasty taste or a foul smell. If you’re asking yourself, “How can I figure out why my drinking water tastes bad?” then continue reading to learn why and what can be done to fix it. Rotten egg smell Hydrogen sulfide in your water supply is the usual culprit behind a rotten egg smell coming from your water, but it could also be a problem with... View Article

Hard Water vs. Soft Water: What’s the Difference?

November 23, 2021

You may be surprised to find that water isn’t just water. There are two different types of water a home can have: hard and soft. Although there isn’t really a taste difference between hard water and soft water, it’s important to know which type is flowing through your home’s plumbing system. Continue reading to learn everything you need to know about the two water types. What makes water hard? Hard water is defined as water with excessive amounts of calcium and magnesium. Rainwater itself doesn’t contain any minerals—they’re picked up when water enters the ground and begins its journey through... View Article

How Do You Prepare Your Pool for Winter?

October 26, 2021

Winter is well on its way—is your pool ready? It might seem like the hazy, lazy, crazy days of summer were just yesterday, but now the leaves are changing and the temperatures are dropping. If you’re lucky enough to have a pool in your backyard, you’ll want to ensure that it lasts throughout the colder months. Before closing up shop for the autumn and winter seasons, follow these steps and learn how to prepare your pool for winter. Whether it’s above or in the ground, staying on top of pool maintenance will help you get your pool ready for the... View Article

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