Rotten Egg Smell In Water

  Water smelling like rotten eggs is one of the most distasteful properties of water. There are few things more embarrassing than having guests comment on your water. The most important step in removing smells from well water is making sure that the smell is actually...

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Why Is My Tap Water Cloudy?

Cloudy tap water has a few causes. Two common sources of cloudy water are relatively non-harmful. A common, non-harmful source of cloudy water is air. This introduction of air will typically occur from the pumping of water so this can be from either a well or a...

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Water Science: Penta-Hydrate

The internet is a weird place. Of late, we’ve had more calls and questions over some of these scientifically sketchy claims of ‘new water technology’ than ever before. Fortunately, real scientists have taken steps to debunk this pseudoscience.

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Fertilizer in Drinking Water

We know that fertilizers and pesticides are directly related to various cancers, but didn’t know the leading source of fertilizers per acre until recently.

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The Irony Of Bottle Bans

March 24 From KREM.com: “A boil order remained in place Monday for about 6,000 people in Spokane Valley as new details emerged about how people were notified. ”

March 25 From Ban the Bottle: “Congratulations to Western Washington University! After nearly 3 years of campaigning, WWU has voted to end the sale of bottled water on their campus beginning April 1, 2014.”

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Chlorine and Drinking Water

Chlorine in drinking water isn’t new, nor is research documenting the nearly doubled risks of cancer. Removing chlorine from your drinking water is easy, cost-effective and dramatically reduces the cost and waste of bottled water.

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DIY Granite Cleaner

$7 for a 12 ounce bottle of granite cleaner?  No thanks. Most everyone knows not to use Windex and the like on granite.  Avoid citrus, vinegar and other acids that we use in other DIY cleaners as well or you'll etch your lovely counters. Water itself will leave your...

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Bottle Water Facts – About that bottle

We have plenty of thoughts on bottled water, but usually we're talking about the water.  And there is a solid case against the water in bottled water. The big beverage companies rarely see a situation that doesn't require sodium so we can skip the sodium just by...

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DIY Rust Cleaners

The best way to remove rust and iron staining is to avoid it altogether.  Depending on if you are dealing with ferrous or ferric iron, yes, we have a fix for that.   For a long-term fix, take us up on a free water test via the form on the site. If some staining has...

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DIY CLR Cleaner

It is amazing how many bottles we see of CLR when walking into homes.  In fairness, this part of the state (yes, that includes Lake Michigan water) is sitting on water that is either hard or very hard.   Realistically, that's just splitting hairs to call them any...

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