Study Finds Plastics In Bottled Water

A recent study conducted by Orb Media found plastics in bottled water.

Drinking bottled water might not be as safe as we all assumed. In fact, several popular beverage companies are currently under fire due to researchers at Orb Media, a nonprofit journalism organization based in Washington, D.C., finding plastics in bottled water. According to CBS News, more than 90% of some of the most popular bottled water brands have been found to contain these tiny particles of plastic, including: Aqua Aquafina Evian Dasani Nestle Pure Life The Research The team at Orb Media along with scientists at the State University of New York examined 250 … continue reading

Dangers of Arsenic in Drinking Water

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Arsenic in water is all too common these days. And, that is definitely not a good thing. Learn what exactly arsenic is, how it gets into your drinking water, the dangers of arsenic in drinking water and how to treat arsenic in water. Arsenic in water is all too common these days. And, that is definitely not a good thing. Learn what exactly arsenic is, how it gets into your drinking water, the dangers of arsenic in drinking water and how to treat arsenic in water. What is Arsenic? Arsenic is an element that occurs naturally in the Earth’s crust. But, it makes its way into rocks, soil, … continue reading

Be More Aware of Your Air

WAVE provides healthy air for a healthy home with air purification systems.

Your home is your sanctuary, and the place you should feel most safe and comfortable. It’s also the place you end up spending a majority of your time, so it’s important to check up on the safety of space, and guarantee that multiple aspects of your home health are in check. One of these aspects is the quality of the air you are breathing in on a daily basis. We’ve discussed the importance of checking your home for dangerous pollutants like mold, asbestos, and radon, but it’s also valuable to take note of products in your home that may be giving off harmful toxins and chemicals. The best way to … continue reading

Make 2018 Your Healthiest Year Yet By Creating a Healthy Home

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Stop making the same old New Year’s resolutions and make 2018 your healthiest year yet by resolving to create a healthy home. Every year we make resolutions to be healthier by losing weight, exercising more, and eating better. But, what about resolutions for a healthy home? Learn how important it is to have a healthy home environment, how your home can become unhealthy in the first place, and how to take matters into your own hands and make your home a happy and healthy one. What is a Healthy Home? A healthy house can be defined as a home where everything inside, including the … continue reading

Whole House Water System

A whole house water system treats all faucets in your household.

How Whole House Water Systems Work Whole house filtration treats all water in the household by filtering it from the main water line, which is considered the “point of entry.”  Not all water filtration systems are created equal, especially when it comes to a whole house water system versus an undersink water filter. While they both have their benefits, for those that have city water, there is a clear winner. How Undersink Water Filters Work Undersink water filters treat water for the faucet they are hooked up to, which is considered the “point of consumption.” Which is Best for City … continue reading

What Smart Homeowners Need to Know About Basement Dehumidifiers

For years, basement dehumidifiers have been touted as the best way to combat moisture-related issues in crawlspaces and basements. However, many homeowners who invest in dehumidifiers for their homes are disappointed with the results. So why do dehumidifiers fail to deliver the expected results, and what is a better alternative? Causes and consequences of moisture problems In order to choose the best solution for musty basement issues, you first need to gain a solid understanding of what causes them, as well as how they impact your home and health. There are several factors that can … continue reading

Protect Your Family and Your Home From Hard Water & Limescale Buildup

If you’re like most Americans, your home is the biggest and most important investment you’ll make in your life. It’s where you spend quality time with your partner, raise your children, entertain your friends, and make memories that last a lifetime. That’s why it’s no surprise you invest considerable time and money to ensure your home provides a safe, healthy living environment for you and your family. The dangers of hard water Unfortunately, there’s one often-overlooked factor that can compromise both your family’s health and the condition of your home: hard water. Hard water is water that … continue reading

Uh-oh! Your Water Smells Like Rotten Eggs. Here’s What to Do

When you live in a world full of flavored beverages and scented bath oils, you probably never worry about the smell of your water, at least not until the day the scent of rotten eggs begins to waft from your drains and faucets. Drinking the water becomes nearly impossible, and bathing in it is unpleasant. That pungent sulfuric odor may not stem from Hades, but it can signal that you're in a truly hellish situation. If your water is an issue, you don't need to despair. Hydrogen sulfide is a common problem for homeowners, but it's one that a reputable water filtration company can take care of … continue reading

6 Tips to Keep Your Home Cozy for the Holidays

The holidays are a crazy time of year, but also one of the most joyous. While during other seasons the home is a place of everyday chaos, around the holidays, it's where good friends and family gather to be social and share a meal. Try to make your home festive and welcoming during the season using scents and special decor. To increase the cozy factor, follow some easy tips for staying safe, keeping your seasonal greenery fresh and your house free of unsightly dust and dirt. 1. Add Small Touches to Decor for a Holiday Feel There are some decorations that have "holidays" written all over … continue reading

Our 5 Secrets for Ensuring Your Home’s Air is Safe

Safe Home Air Quality

Since you spend lots of time at home, if your home's air quality is poor, then the health of you and your loved ones will suffer. You may notice symptoms such as worsened asthma or headaches. Especially if mold is growing in your house, poor air quality can have even more serious effects. … continue reading