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  • Coffee Frustration? The Solution: Single Cup Brewing

    Blog, Coffee

    Who is with me on this? You just want a cup of coffee and it seems forever for the coffee pot to brew. Some days it just seems like it should be simpler. Guess what?! It is! Now you can brew coffee by the cup. Within a minute you could have a perfect cup of... Read more »

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  • Hard or Soft Water – What Do Your Clothes Say?

    Blog, FAQ, Water Softener

    As I was perusing water articles for my next blog, I found a WQA (Water Quality Association) informational soft water piece. It talks about all the waste that occurs when you don’t have your hard water treated to be soft water. Within the first paragraph this sentence caught my eye……”An often overlooked budget waster is... Read more »

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  • Dogs, Cats, Bottled, or Tap Water?

    Blog, Bottled Water, FAQ, Reverse-Osmosis

    There is compelling evidence that animals on tap water have more harmful agents in their tissues than animals using water that has been treated to remove those contaminants. Sadly, many animals are used for testing risks of water contaminants & those tests find increased cancer risks in animals. One website even mentioned that the compounds... Read more »

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  • New Year’s Resolution – Drink More Water!

    Blog, Bottled Water, Health, Reverse-Osmosis

    How many of you made a resolution to drink more water?  That is a step in the right direction to a healthier, more well……..well, you.  Water is the most precious commodity, other than food, we have been given to survive.  you want to be sure to consume the required daily amount of 60-80oz of water... Read more »

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  • How Are Nitrates Metered in Des Moines?

    Blog, FAQ

    Des Moines Water Works has a public website with a nitrate meter.  You can go to this often and see the daily flucutations of the nitrates in the Des Moines, Iowa area water system.  If you recall a previous blog on nitrates in your water, you will see why it is so important to meter... Read more »

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  • Soft Water Feel on Your Skin vs Squeaky Clean

    Blog, FAQ, Health, Water Softener

    In a society of commercialism and strong, effective marketing, we have been raised with the belief that the “squeaky-clean” feel from our water is a nice, clean feeling. We imagine we are cleansed, fresh & well, squeaky-clean. What these companies fail to tell us is that being squeaky clean is actually not the best for... Read more »

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