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What Size Water Softener Do I Need?

For many Sonoma County households, hard water is a common problem. For starters, hardness can cause unsightly effects like soap scum and limescale buildup. Additionally, hard water can damage pipes, plumbing, and water-using appliances. After showering with hard water, your skin may be irritated and your hair might seem flat. Water softeners can help treat your […]

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Best Portable Water Deionizers

WHAT IS A WATER DEIONIZER?  Water deionizers remove ions which are electrically charged atoms or molecules from water. A deionizer can purify water by replacing minerals and contaminants with hydrogen and hydroxyl ions by using ion-exchange resins. Essentially, the water treatment removes impurities from water such as: Salt Sand and Silt Copper and Iron Arsenic […]

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5 Common Myths About Water, Explained

Every year, World Water Day provides an opportunity to reflect on the importance of ensuring everyone around the world has access to safe, clean water. This year, the theme of World Water Day is “Valuing Water,” and here at Culligan, one way we’re dedicated to showing how much we value water is to promote education […]

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Why It’s Important to Add Salt to Your Water Softener on Time

Refilling your brine tank with the appropriate kind of salt in a timely fashion is one of the most important things you can do to keep your water softener functioning properly. Experts often recommend that home water softener users should check their brine tank at least once a month. If the tank appears to be […]

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What To Do if You’re Moving to an Area With Well Water

There’s a lot to think about when moving to a new home, and for many people, the local water source isn’t one of them – but it should be. Why? Well water is more common in North America than you may think. According to the United States Geological Survey, about 40 million people rely on domestic wells […]

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5 Must-Have Systems To Power Your Smart Home

Convenience, efficiency, and connectivity: These three central factors explain so much of the appeal for smart appliances. The various smart household systems available today offer new levels of comfort that seemed so far away for previous generations. Sometimes, it truly feels like we’re living in the future. Top 5 Smart Home Appliances Let’s explore some […]

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When to Replace Your Water Softener

Here’s the good news: If you buy the right water softener, it’s likely to serve you well for a long time. That said, there are many reasons why at some point, you may need to replace your Sonoma County water softening system. Perhaps you moved into a home with an older or non-working softener. Maybe the […]

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Why You Should Test Your Well Water Regularly

In the United States and Canada, millions of people rely on well water systems for drinking water and for other household uses. Because private wells are not regulated in the same way as municipal water systems, those who use them are responsible for ensuring that their water supply is safe. As such, many public agencies […]

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How is Water Hardness Measured?

If you’ve noticed signs of hard water in your home, like buildup on plumbing fixtures, soap scum on shower doors or difficulty producing a lather, you may be wondering just how hard your water is. Measuring water hardness can help you determine what kind of water softener will best meet your needs. To prepare for […]

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Tap Water Filter vs Reverse Osmosis Water

Tap water is used for a wide variety of everyday household activities. You turn on the faucet to wash your hands, dishes, and produce. You may go back to the tap to fill up a pot for cooking. Many people use their kitchen sink for drinking water, too. Given the central importance of tap water […]

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