Water Quality & Water Filters

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Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment

It's an increasingly popular filtration method.

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How to Test Your Tap Water

If you don't test your water, how will you know it's clean?

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Safe Storm Cleanup Tips

Whenever severe weather strikes, a few handy tips can help in the cleanup process left by a storm.

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The Hard Facts on Soft Water

How to soften your hard water problems

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Activated Charcoal Water Treatment Unit

They remove taste and color.

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How to Replace a Water Softener Tank

Don't be a softy, unless it's for your water.

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How to Repair a Water Cooler Dispenser

It's an easy project for a DIYer.

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4 Tips for Installing a Reverse Osmosis Faucet

Installing a reverse osmosis faucet can provide you with a way to get direct access to pure water any

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10 Tips for Installing a Water Softener System

There are a number of tips which can be kept in mind, while installing your water softener system. The

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4 Common Water Softener System Problems

A water softener system is invaluable to anyone with hard water. However, a hard water system can develop

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Six Types of Water Filter Cartridges Explained

Water filter cartridges come in many shapes and sizes, but all are designed to do specific tasks in water

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How to Use and Install a UV Water Filter

A UV water filter uses high frequency light.

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How to Clean a Reverse Osmosis Tank

A reverse osmosis tank is the water-holding chamber.

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How to Clean a Carbon Water Filter

If you want pure drinking water, use a carbon water filter.

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How to Clean a Water Cooler Dispenser

A water cooler ensures a steady supply of drinking water.

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Magnetic Water Softeners

Magnetic water softeners are relatively new to the market and treat water differently than traditional

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Iron in Your Potable Water

Iron in the ferric form and manganese stains clothes and plumbing fixtures. Ferrous iron is in the dissolved

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How to Clean Water Softener Resin

Cleaning your resin helps to remove minerals like iron from your water-softener system. Check out the best way to do so in this article.

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Pros and Cons of Ultraviolet Water Purification

Ultraviolet water purification uses electromagnetic radiation to decontaminate water to be treated.

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How Does Ozone Water Purification Work?

Ozone water purification is the most effective water purification method.

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How to Build a Grey Water Filter

Grey water is wastewater that has not been contaminated by human waste.

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6 Tips for Using Water Softener Pellets

Water softener pellets remove minerals.

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How Does Ultraviolet Water Purification Work?

Create clean, drinkable water with the help of UV purification systems.

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Chemicals to Watch For in Drinking Water

The debate has gone on for ages. Which is better - city water or well water? While there are supporters

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Ozone Water Purification: Pros and Cons

Much like other less common forms of treating water, ozone water purification has distinct advantages

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Using and Installing an Iron Water Filter

An iron water filter is the best way to remove unwanted iron from water. Higher levels of iron in culinary

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Pros and Cons of a Salt Free Water Softener

A salt free water softener is a relatively recent entrant in the water softener field. It is also known

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Pros and Cons of Using a Carbon Water Filter

A carbon water filter is an excellent way of protecting your family from the dangers of toxin-filled

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How to Replace a Water Cooler Faucet

When deciding to replace the faucet, here are some instructions to follow. Step 1 – Drain the

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How to Replace a Water Softener Filter

Replacing a water softener filter can make a big difference in the way that your water softener runs

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How to Tell When Your Reverse Osmosis Water Filter needs to Be Replaced

Knowing when to replace your reverse osmosis water filter involves recognizing a few situations that