The system is working great. – Curtis Campbell Needville, Texas
If you’ve ever turned to the internet for information about hard water or water softening systems, you’ve likely noticed the glut of contradictory information floating about: some websites champion soft water and water softeners, usually because they sell them, while others denounce soft water as a blight on human and environmental health. Any smart consumer … Continue reading Get It Straight: Hard Truths About Soft Water
Hi, I am trying to figure out what combination of products I would need to fix the water coming of my parent’s well. They recently asked me to test the water since it had eaten through the well pump and was leaving blue lines in one of the bathtubs. Here are the problems: a lot … Continue reading Reader Letter: Treating Acid Water, Iron, and Sediment
While relying on a private well can offer some great advantages – namely, the ability to completely control the quality and composition of your water – most well water users can attest that it comes with its own share of disadvantages as well. Perhaps the biggest trouble with well water stems from the variety of … Continue reading Water Tests
Today we wanted to shine a light on the new installation guides that we’ve been hard at work on lately. We’ve had customers request easier-to-understand installation guides, so we listened and created some informative, interactive slideshows with clear, succinct directions and a number of handy pictures and diagrams. All of the guides we’ve uploaded to … Continue reading Water Neutralizer
Yesterday we talked a little bit about neutralizing water without a calcite neutralizer. However, for best results, we recommend using a standalone calcite neutralizer tank. Today one customer wrote to us to ask about the potential drawbacks of using a calcite neutralizer, and we wanted to share our answer with you readers who might be … Continue reading What Are the Potential Problems with Using a Calcite Only Acid Neutralizer?
If you use multiple treatment systems for your well or city water, you have probably wondered whether their order of installation affects the final quality of your treated water. The answer is yes, the order of your treatment systems can be a factor in determining the effectiveness of your systems. One customer using an iron … Continue reading How to configure a Neutralizer into your water treatment system
If you use multiple treatment systems for your well or city water, you have probably wondered whether their order of installation affects the final quality of your treated water. The answer is yes, the order of your treatment systems can be a factor in determining the effectiveness of your systems. One customer using an iron … Continue reading Water Neutralizer
Salt-free water conditioners can be a great alternative to water softeners. Though they don’t physically remove hardness from your water, they do an excellent job at preventing hardness minerals from forming scale deposits, and they do it without the use of sodium. This means you’ll need no post-filtration and will experience no salty tastes nor … Continue reading Salt Free Water Conditioner
Earlier this week, one of our customers wrote to us to ask about the difference between fine mesh and standard resin for removing iron with a water softener. Generally, we recommend an iron filter to remove iron, but in certain cases, a water softener will do the trick, too. That is if your water’s pH … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Fine Mesh Resin and Standard Resin When Removing Iron?