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Know Your Water

Rainwater harvesting and water purification articles and Information from PerfectWater™

Info on fluoride in drinking water.

We all want to prevent cavities and have healthy teeth, and fluoride is a proven way to keep tooth enamel strong. But, can too much of it be a problem?  Fluoride is a mineral found naturally in our bones and teeth. While it’s no longer considered an essential...

TRUE benefits.

Here is an article from the Water Quality Association. Bad water is bad for you, but safe water is key to life — and good for you! Water has so many health benefits that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) recommends drinking eight 8-ounce glasses...

“Salt-Free” Water Softeners?

We often receive inquires about these so called "salt-free" water softeners. If you are curious about "salt free" systems, this article explains why a salt-free system may, or may not, be a benefit for you. There are two types of salt-free systems. Neither system is a...

Let’s Talk About Coffee.

Do you like coffee? This roasted bean serves the about 80% of U.S. adults according to the National Coffee Association. I drink 2-3 cups per day! It's a consistent part of my day and I am what you might call a coffee snob. Read another article about Coffee   Why Am I...

Water Quality Awareness – What’s In Your Water?

Remember the Flint, Michigan crisis? Lead is far from the only thing that can contaminate a home’s water, and it’s important to know what your family is drinking. This article is not intended to shock and scare people about water quality. However, you should be aware...

The Benefits of Drinking Reverse Osmosis Water

We’ve finally learned our lesson in America. More of us are starting to skip the soda and drink a lot more water instead. A 2016 Beverage Marketing study found water consumption in the U.S. grew 120 percent between 2000 and 2015, while carbonated drinks fell 16...

6 Reasons To STOP Buying Bottled Water

Bottled water has become a regular part of everyday life for many Americans. We drink more bottled water than beer or milk. Entire aisles at the grocery store are full of it. But are we making a huge mistake? Many of us have heard some of the logic behind why using...

Soft Water vs. Hard Water – Part 6 – How to Know

Part 1: Skin Part 2: Appliances Part 3: Water Softener Myths Part 4: Laundry Part 5: Showering Part 6: How to Know   HARD WATER – 8 MAJOR SIGNS YOU HAVE PROBLEMS IN YOUR HOME You just moved into a new place and you notice something is not quite right. There’s...

Soft Water vs. Hard Water – Part 5 – Showering

Part 1: Skin Part 2: Appliances Part 3: Water Softener Myths Part 4: Laundry Part 5: Showering Part 6: How to Know   SHOWERING IN HARD WATER – ARE YOU REALLY GETTING CLEAN? Ever wonder why your skin might feel so dry and itchy? Why your hair is frizzy and hard to work...

Soft Water vs. Hard Water – Part 4 – Laundry

Part 1: Skin Part 2: Appliances Part 3: Water Softener Myths Part 4: Laundry Part 5: Showering Part 6: How to Know   IS HARD WATER RUINING YOUR LAUNDRY? Water is water and laundry is laundry, right? Put your clothes in the washing machine, dump in some detergent,...

Soft Water vs. Hard Water – Part 2 – Appliances

Part 1: Skin Part 2: Appliances Part 3: Water Softener Myths Part 4: Laundry Part 5: Showering Part 6: How to Know   How Hard Water Breaks Down Appliances Calcium and magnesium are good for healthy bones, but they are the bad guys when it comes to certain appliances...

Soft Water vs. Hard Water – Part 1 – Skin

There can be a lot of confusion when it comes to soft water. Throughout the years, countless gimmicks and false studies have made it hard for the consumer to truly understand the benefits of soft water. Here are a few of the most common questions and concerns we get...

Project Profile – Lister Residence

Sequoyah Hills, a gracious 100-year-old area of forest and rolling hills fronting the Tennessee River, is one of Knoxville’s most admired neighborhoods. Sequoyah Hills remains one of those places out of another time where children can walk to school and holidays are...

Harvard Research Links Fluoride in Water To ADHD

A leading cause of ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder) and autism in children could be the hidden chemicals lurking in the foods we eat, the water we drink and the products we consume, says a new study recently published in The Lancet.   The Research...

Building A Home? Reasons To Consider Your Water Now.

Protection From The Start Your plumbing, fixtures and water using appliances are brand new. Protect your investment before it begins to see the deteriorating effects of hard water.   Save Money The savings are as numerous as the ways in which water touches your life....

Water Quality Issues and Tankless Hot Water Heaters

  Tankless hot water has emerged as a viable, green, method for hot water production. However, they do have operating parameters that must be observed for them to operate correctly. One important specification is water hardness.   Hard Water Effects Tankless Water...

Understanding Salt-Free Water Systems

If you are curious about "salt-free" systems, this article explains why a salt-free system may, or may not, be a benefit for you. There are two types of salt-free systems. Neither system is a "softener". Both types claim to prevent scale build-up and remove existing...

Gulp: The Medicines In Your Drinking Water

A vast array of pharmaceuticals - including antibiotics, anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers and sex hormones - have been found in the drinking water supplies of at least 41 million Americans, an Associated Press investigation shows. Read about the benefits of reverse...

Redefining Comfort

Website makeover? Sort of? When we decided to change our website we really weren’t interested in just a cosmetic redo. We only wanted the world to see us as we really are and, yes, we think that we will look better. Wait a minute, though, isn’t that what a makeover is...