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The Insider’s Guide to The Water Softening Process

If you live in a home with well water, chances are you have a water softener installed in your home. Did you know that water softening is important for some municipal water sources, too? Water softeners are the most popular way to treat hard water and remove contaminants in a residential environment. But, how much
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How Water Quality Affects Your Shower

Is A Hot or Cold Shower Better? Whether you prefer a steamy, hot shower or a cooler one, there are benefits gained from both. From a health perspective, hot and cold water therapy have been used to treat a variety of ailments, most notably muscle stiffness, soreness, and swelling. The change in water temperatures causes
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Do You Know What Is in Your Drinking Water?

It’s time to think more deeply about the drinking water at your home. Ponder for a moment exactly what is in the water you drink and use for cooking, bathing, washing dishes and even washing laundry. Do you actually know what is in the water and just how safe it really is for you and
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What to Do When You Have a Plumbing Leak (Part I)

In this two part blog series, Hague Water Systems of MD provides telltale signs your home could have a water leak and tips on how to find the source of the leak. In Part I of the two-part segment we discuss looking for leaks, and in Part II we discuss how to find the source
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Five Reasons You Need a Water Expert

Making sure that your home has great water quality is just a matter of buying a gadget from the hardware store and installing it in the kitchen sink, right? Not at all. For home or business owners, working with a water quality expert is essential to providing just the right solution to filter out impurities
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Five Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Water Softener

Water softeners are amazing devices, making your water easier to use for cleaning purposes and preventing it from leaving mineral deposits that clog devices and cause unsightly buildup on tubs, sinks, and tile. Like any other device, water softening systems deteriorate over time and eventually need to be replaced. Many homeowners fail to realize that
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Four Benefits of High Quality Water

No one likes turning on the tap to find that their water smells of sulfur or has an unpleasant taste. Poor water quality isn’t just a matter of taste or aesthetics; it can also affect your health and finances. Improving water quality with water purification systems and water softeners can reduce your chance of illness
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How Drinking More Filtered Water Can Improve Your Health

Why Filtered Water Is Better For Your Health Our bodies consist primarily of water. We need water to survive, and it is essential you drink plenty of water every day. When we do not drink a sufficient amount of water, our bodies start to dehydrate. While some people might say they dislike drinking water, and
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How Can Drinking Clean, Filtered Water Save You Money?

In the past several decades, the demand for bottled water has soared as people have gone in search of cleaner water.  However, in recent years, bottled water manufacturers have come under fire as many manufacturers have been found to be bottling tap water, and of those that are using spring water, many of those sources
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Why a Water Softener System Will Not Remove All Forms of Iron

One common misconception people have about water softener systems is that they will remove all forms of iron from the water. Softener systems are designed to attract positively charged ions like magnesium (Mg+2) and calcium (Ca+2). These two minerals constitute the majority of “hardness” in your water. A water softener will also remove ferrous iron
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