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Sidewalk or Softener?
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. Th
Sterling Water Welcomes Willmar Dealership Into the Fold
Effective January 1, 2012, Sterling Water-Minnesota, LLC d.b.a Culligan of South Central Minnesota has acquired Culligan Water Conditioning of Glenwood and Willmar. The deal included all current customers, assets and equipment, as well as the existing bui
Dr. Oz and Reverse Osmosis
A few weeks ago on his talk show Dr. Oz did a series on the safeness of your tap water. He and other experts discussed the possibility of contaminants in drinking water, whether from wells or municipalities, and the potentially harmful effects they could
The Very General Water Softener Explanation
If you don't know it by now, we are fans of soft water. We wax philosophic about it on this very blog almost every week. But mostly, we concentrate on the benefits (you know, the silky hair, soft skin and optimal-perfroming appliances.) Today, we fo
The Ins and Outs of Reverse Osmosis
"Bottled water is better than reverse osmosis water," or "It isn't healthy to drink reverse osmosis water." As Culligan dealers, we've heard all the rumors about reverse osmosis (RO) systems. So here's a little s
Magnetic Water Conditioners Attract Misconceptions
Areas of North America have been barraged by claims of a 'salt-free' water softeners and conditioners. After a few weeks a majority of these new converts began to long for their old softener - all because they did not get the facts.
Airing the Dirty Laundry
There are few pleasures on this earth that rival fresh laundry. Clean sheets alone can soothe the soul of any man, woman or child, and most of the world's problems can be traced back to the lack of soft towels. While we may lament the actual process
Making Sense of Hard Water
Impress the Culligan Man by learning the many signs of hard water. Simply use one or more of your senses to determine if you have a water problem. Seeing is believing Need to convince someone they need a Culligan system? Just show them the spots on their
What the Heck is Reverse Osmosis?
Recent reports bring up more questions than answers about drinking water, either from the tap or bottled. It is vital to take steps towards improving the water you drink, especially with the constant uncertainty of how clean our drinking water is. Install
Your Drinking Water Options
We're going to play a little game of word association. I say "Drinking Water." You say, "____." What was the first word or phrase that came to mind? Tap water? Bottled water? A mountain spring? Tap water may be the easiest bu