What is Water Hardness & Why Hard Water Matters?!

What is water hardness? Water hardness refers to our home and city water containing elevated amounts of minerals. For example, typically, hard water contains dissolved compounds of calcium and magnesium or occasionally other metallic elements. However, homeowners should note that hard water is a natural occurrence. Water hardness derives from minerals (i.e., calcium and magnesium)…

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What Is Hard Water?

What is hard water? How do you know if your home contains it? Why is it important to understand your home water? Hard water can be tough on your home, skin and wallet. The tell-tale signs include things, such as water spots on dishes or glasses, soap scum in the shower and sink, dulled hair and…

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Importance of Water

The importance of water cannot be understated. In New England and across the country, we take the importance of water for granted. In fact, the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released two new reports on water-associated disease outbreaks. The study analyzed infectious pathogens, chemicals or toxins resulting from drinking water outbreaks. Additionally, the report concludes: These…

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How is Your City Water?

How is the city water in your town? Do you have hard water (like residents of Plainville, CT)? Daily, we rely on city water for our routine activities daily activities. From cooking and cleaning to drinking, we rely on city water (or municipal water or tap water) that flows through our pipes. However, less than…