One of the surest signs that you’re using impure water is if stains start showing up on your clothing and appliances. These stains are indicative of a specific mineral which is excessively present in your water supply.It’s important to note, however, that not all water stains are the same. In fact, the color of your […]
In Downers Grove, as well as in the rest of Northeastern Illinois, hard water is a problem. In fact, this area has some of the hardest water in all of the United States.What difference does it make if your water is hard? Hard water carries with it a number of negative repercussions, some of which […]
The simple fact of the matter is that hard water is a nuisance. While some people learn to live with it, it is a constant source of irritation.Unfortunately, hard water is a big problem in Naperville. In fact, the entire town is overrun with the hard water minerals of magnesium and calcium. When left unchecked, […]
Clean drinking water. It’s something that many of us take for granted. That’s why it’s so shocking, and concerning, when you hear or read news about contaminants that have compromised the quality of water in homes.It was only about two years ago that Flint, Michigan made national news with a water contamination issue that made […]
We trust our local municipalities to protect the quality of the water we drink and use in our homes every day. But, if you’ve lived in more than one town, or even visited someone a few miles outside of the city limits, then you already know that the quality of water can be quite different.Depending […]
Due to the fact that the United States is so large, different parts of the country have water with different qualities. Whereas some areas of the country are generally free of hard water minerals such as manganese and iron, others have a high concentration of these minerals. Illinois water, and particularly northern Illinois water, is […]
Have you noticed the quality of your water going down despite the fact that you have a water conditioning system? If so, there is likely an impairment in your system which is preventing it from performing optimally. There are a number of reasons for why a water conditioner might not be working, some of which […]
As you might know, northern Illinois is notorious for its hard water. The water in these parts is filled with minerals such as manganese and iron, both of which can cause staining, unpleasant odors, and unseemly tastes. But how does hard water affect the human body? Is there anything you should be worried about?