5 MOST COMMON INDOOR POLLUTANTS (AND HOW TO GET RID OF THEM)

Indoor pollutants can make your home environment unpleasant and can even trigger health problems. The following five pollutants are some of the most common risks facing homeowners. Read on to find out what causes indoor pollutants to invade your home and how to deal with them. Dust mites are a common indoor pollutant.   Moisture Accumulation Basements and crawl spaces … Read more

REMOVING RUST STAINS

Very unsightly, rust stains are one of the last things you want to find in your household bathroom. The result of rust in water, these stains can be seemingly difficult to remove. However, there are several methods in which rust can be removed from toilets, sinks, and showers. There are a couple products like toilet … Read more

4 BENEFITS OF UV AIR PURIFICATION

Much of the air we breathe contains airborne particles or toxic chemicals. By breathing polluted air, you and your family may be at risk of suffering the immediate and long-term ill effects of exposure. Air purification systems that operate using dual wavelength ultraviolet (UV) light along with other purification processes are most effective at removing airborne particles, noxious odors, and … Read more

HELP! MY WELL WATER IS LEAVING STAINS. NOW WHAT?

Well water often contains at least small amounts of some contaminants, including the metals iron and manganese. At low concentrations, these metals aren’t harmful to your health, but they can cause staining. Iron causes orange stains while manganese leaves brownish-black stains. Soaps and detergents don’t remove these stains, and the use of chlorine bleach can actually intensify them.   Test … Read more

3 SIMPLE WAYS TO REDUCE YOUR ENERGY BILL

It’s important to ensure your home is as energy-efficient as it can be. Whatever the age of your home, there are always ways to improve its energy efficiency. Implementing these improvements doesn’t necessarily require a significant investment in time or money and could reduce your energy bills. Here are three simple, cost-effective ways to make your home more energy-efficient.   … Read more

HOW TO SPOT (AND AVOID) A FAKE HEPA AIR PURIFIER

Clean indoor air is vital for good health, yet indoor air pollution is becoming a huge problem across the United States. In recent years, research has shown that indoor air can be more polluted than outdoor air, posing a greater risk to your health than the air outside. Fortunately, you can take steps to reduce these risks. Removing indoor air pollutants with an … Read more

WHY YOU SHOULD STOP DRINKING BOTTLED WATER

It’s not uncommon to see people toting clear plastic bottles of water. Bottled water was designed for city dwellers without access to the freshest-tasting water, and it’s become chic to drink water, especially imported types, from bottles. For some, and maybe even for you, it’s a status thing to be seen with a portable plastic water bottle when driving to work, … Read more

IS YOUR WATER HEALTHY ENOUGH FOR YOUR CHILDREN?

Water is essential for life. It helps to keep our cells bathed and our bodies hydrated. Children, especially, need water as they go about their day, and for them, water offers plain old fun, whether it’s in a pool, a lake or even a bathtub. Kids Are Constantly Interacting with Water Your children use and play with water daily, whether they … Read more

The Truth About The Rotten Eggs Smell

The occurrence of the “rotten eggs” smell in your home is a nuisance, and is most likely caused from the chemical reaction between sulfates and microorganisms in the water supply. The problem can occur in your well, in your hot water heater and hot water lines, or in both your hot and cold water pipes … Read more

YOU NEED IRON…JUST NOT IN YOUR WATER

Iron is important for proper blood flow and energy. We get the iron we need each day from things like green, leafy vegetables. At first thought, it may seem fine to also have iron in your water, but this isn’t the case. For the most part, the iron that is often found in well water … Read more