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What Well Water Filtration System do I Need for My Home?

Everyone wants better-tasting drinking water, but there may be worse things lurking in your well’s water that you can’t taste. A Whole House Water Filter makes sense for homeowners with wells that want to improve the smell and taste of their water, but that also want to filter out any contaminants, parasites, or bacteria that....... read more

Categories: Family,Filters,Home,Water

4 Reasons to Buy a Whole House Water Filter before Christmas

If you have been contemplating a Whole House Water Filter system in your home, now could be the perfect time to take the plunge. The holidays are a particularly prudent time to invest in such a system, as there are many aspects of this season that are made far easier with a Whole House Water....... read more


Dishwasher vs. Hand Washing: Which Uses Less Water?

Conserving water is one way that every consumer can make a positive impact on the environment. If you are looking for ways to conserve water, you may be questioning how you wash the dishes in your home. Is an energy-efficient dishwasher a prudent approach? Perhaps washing by hand is more practical? When looking at ways....... read more

Categories: Home,Saving,Water

Does a Whole House Water Filter Work if My Home Uses Well Water?

If your home doesn’t get water from the municipal water treatment plant you may be wondering what your options are for water filtration. The level of protection you’ll enjoy when you install a Whole House Water Filter is a common concern many homeowners have. Starting with the general question of whether a Whole House Water....... read more


5 Good Habits that Reduce Your Water Bill

The average Canadian household consumes about 251 liters of water per person. At this rate, Canada ranks in the top three per capita users of fresh water out of any country in the world. To look at it another way, Canadians are likely using more water than they need and therefore spending more than they....... read more


5 Ways to Make Your Home Energy Efficient

Turn the lights off before you leave, the A/C down when you’re gone and schedule the hot water heater for the times you use the shower… you’ve heard all the tricks to saving energy at home and you are a master of your domain. Congrats on doing your part to show some concern for the....... read more

Categories: Energy Saving,Home,Water

How a Whole House Water Filter Affects Your Drinking Water

As you can infer from the name, a “Whole House” water filter provides filtered water to every faucet inside your home. What the name does not infer is what is filtered out of your water and what exactly water filtration does to your water. To answer that question, let’s take a look at how the....... read more


How to Conserve Water in the Bathroom

A recent report that looked at water usage in Canadian households found that the median amount of water used was 243 liters per day[1]. In some developing countries the average person uses as little as 20 liters per day, about the same amount used by the average Brit in the 19th century[2]. Clearly the levels....... read more


Does My Whole House Water Filter Need A UV Filter?

If you have been in the market for a Whole House Water Filter you may have seen ones that come with optional add-ons such as a Salt-Free Water Softener, the Sub-Micron Post-Filter or the UV Filter. Water filtration technologies can be confusing, especially because there are so many impurities that may or may not be....... read more

Categories: Filters,Home

How to Conserve Water Outdoors

Canadians make up one of the largest per capita users of fresh water in the world. According to Environment Canada, those households with water meters use 73 percent less water than those households without meters. This just goes to show that when money-saving is directly evident by use of a meter, Canadians care about doing....... read more