Soft Water Plus Blog

Toilets Around the World

Toilets Around the World

If you have been fortunate enough to travel to various places outside of the U.S., you are probably aware how various cultures have solved similar problems in different ways. Going to the bathroom is just one of those problems we all have to deal with. Some cultures have turned going to the toilet into a game and the range of toilets around the world is quite impressive.
The Water Softener Story

The Water Softener Story

For a very large proportion of North American homeowners the nuisance and costs associated with hard water just can't be ignored. Clogged showers, damaged appliances, unsightly scale, and dry skin are just some of the issues that come with hard water. Water softeners provide a much-needed solution to all of these water woes.
The History of Plumbing

The History of Plumbing

Typically, people don’t think about plumbing services until they need to. As long as the toilet is not plugged up, the water heater is heating to our liking and there are no leaks in the water supply, plumbing is mostly taken for granted. But plumbing was not always what it was today. In fact, it has a long history dating back to ancient civilizations, with many milestones and innovations along the way.
How Safe Is Your Water Heater?

How Safe Is Your Water Heater?

We give little thought to our water heaters, that is until something goes wrong with them. Here is an infographic that looks at three things we can check to ensure safety and proper water heater operation. It also provides details on how to periodically flush your water heater and finally lists some fun facts about them.
Technology of Plumbing: Then and Now

Technology of Plumbing: Then and Now

When was the very first flush toilet invented? How about the first water closet or even the very first water filtration devices? Obviously all of these and other plumbing elements have had their start at some point in time. There have however been many advancements in plumbing throughout the years.
Reducing Your Bottled Water Footprint

Reducing Your Bottled Water Footprint

When was the very first flush toilet invented? How about the first water closet or even the very first water filtration devices? Obviously all of these and other plumbing elements have had their start at some point in time. There have however been many advancements in plumbing throughout the years.
Drinking Water Treatment: Reverse Osmosis

Drinking Water Treatment: Reverse Osmosis

Bottled water is an American staple. You see these bottles everywhere - in the hands of runners and walkers, in people's cars, at sporting events and concerts, handed out for free at may churches and the list goes on. And while the idea of drinking filtered water is more appealing to many than drinking tap water, what happens to all those bottles once they are used? Many unfortunately end up in landfills.
Do You Really Know What’s In Our Drinking Water?

Do You Really Know What’s In Our Drinking Water?

Reverse osmosis is most commonly known for its use in drinking water purification and removes large particles and substances using a semi-permeable membrane. The following infographic takes a detailed look at what reverse osmosis is, how it works and some of its applications.

What's In Your Fancy Water?

Here is another infographic that paints a not-so-pretty picture about the water we drink and reinforces the idea of why water treatment products are so important. Think about arsenic, bacteria, and chlorine, just to name a few. Yep they're all there!

Tap Water: What Are You Really Drinking?

What's in your favorite drinking water? Minerals - that's what! And lots of them. Just how much mineral content does one brand have compared with others? This infographic shows 13 popular brands of drinking water along with their mineral content expressed in parts per million (ppm).

CHECK US OUT ON ANGIE’S LIST

 
Check Us Out on AngiesList.com

CONNECT ON SOCIAL


Subscribe to RSS Like Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ Follow Us on Pinterest