Hard water is the most common water problem today, but excessive levels of iron are a close second. Is there a metallic taste to your drinking water? Does your water have an orange or yellow hue? What about your fixtures and clothing? Does your water leave reddish stains on them? Clean water doesn’t taste anything [...]
Water is simple: hydrogen and oxygen. Anything else in your water is considered an impurity. Dissolved solids like calcium, magnesium and nitrates, organic content like bacteria, viruses and cysts, and manmade particles like pharmaceuticals are all impurities found in treated water. Thankfully, there are filters to take care of various forms of impurities. Today, let’s [...]
Reverse osmosis. Sounds a little bit like a science experiment, doesn’t it? But, in fact, it’s one of the most cost effective ways to enjoy great tasting water. And — you guessed it — your Culligan Man can hook you up. Feel free to skim over this next bit, if science makes you faint of [...]
Here’s a bit of a mind-boggling fact, H2point0 fans: Slightly hard water, as defined by the U.S. Department of the Interior, is water that has 1 to 3.5 grains per gallon of calcium and magnesium in it. In some places, like Arizona, for example, hardness levels sometimes exceed 20 grains per gallon. That’s some hard [...]
Believe it or not, there was a time when even we didn’t know the difference between water softening and water filtering. But don’t tell anyone we told you. So don’t worry if you’re staring at your water options, scratching your head, wondering what exactly you need in your home. Turns out, you don’t have to [...]
We know we’re right in the middle of Drinking Water Month, but it’s never a bad time to remind you, our Culligan friends, of the benefits of soft water. Most importantly, the traditional water softener. A recent article in MoneyTalksNews reminds us, yet again, of the benefits of soft water, and that hard water could be [...]
Warm temperatures have come barreling across the continent in the recent days, which many are welcoming with open arms. As the off-season clothes spring out of their attic prisons, people all over North America should keep an eye on their water. During this rapid warm-up, left over snow melts and unlocks water contaminants hidden [...]
So sure, your bouquet is pretty to look at but why don’t you also use it as a reminder to check your water? You could make your flowers, and your special Valentine, last that much longer.
Water heaters represent up to 14% of an average household’s energy consumption. Therefore, picking the best and most efficient model for your home is an important decision. When researching your water heater options, keep in mind the below information is from the Water Quality Association’s Softened Water Benefits Study.
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Yesterday we took a little poll on Facebook to test how much Culligan fans really know about water softening. After reading your answers we couldn’t be more proud. The Question: True or False? It is ok to use sidewalk salt in your water softener. The Answers: These are some of our favorites, but every fan [...]