Posted on 06 May 2013 By Mark Timmons.
Have you ever considered the complexity of the pipes that run throughout the inside of your home? Every faucet, shower head, bath, toilet, ice maker, dishwasher, washing machine, water heater and humidification unit is connected to a delicate system of plumbing. Now imagine if one of these pipes bursts on the second floor of your [...]
Posted on 26 April 2013 By Mark Timmons.
The “green movement” has been around for long enough that it has gone from a niche interest to a worldwide phenomenon. The added awareness to practical environmental issues has provided bridges between die-hard hippies from a bygone era to the more economically-minded folk. Yet there are still some glaring dissonances between the people that simply [...]
Posted on 24 April 2013 By Mark Timmons.
People are always looking for ways to save money, and surprisingly, water is a subject of many financial debates. You should never have to pay more than necessary for the most basic of items, which is why the cost of tap water itself isn’t much. There are varying costs associated with water, and many people pay too [...]
Posted on 15 April 2013 By Mark Timmons.
Maybe you have heard that alkaline water is good for you and you are convinced that you need to purchase a $4,000.00 Kangen Ionizer or maybe an Alkaline filter which some claim does the same as an ionizer. I am going to tell you “Not so fast – be careful of what you believe.” There [...]
Posted on 13 April 2013 By Mark Timmons.
If you love science fiction films, you’ve probably seen scenes in which futuristic-looking devices provide people in space with pure, clean water. But thanks to the advancement of the in-home reverse osmosis system, this pure, refined water that Hollywood depicted is a reality. The truth of the matter is that reverse osmosis has been used [...]
Posted on 05 April 2013 By Mark Timmons.
There aren’t many images that can warm a parent’s heart more than looking out the window to see their children laughing and playing in a sprinkler or kiddie pool. Clearly, such a sight would bring Norman Rockwell to tears. However, what your children may be playing in could make Norman Bates grin ear-to-ear. According to the USGS, [...]
Posted on 28 March 2013 By Mark Timmons.
If you love science fiction and action movies, chances are pretty good you have seen an average person get exposed to radiation in which they go home, sleep it off and wake up possessing super human abilities. Even the longest running show in television history featured a minor character appropriately named Radioactive Man who took [...]
Posted on 25 March 2013 By Mark Timmons.
Have you ever calculated the expense of bottled water? It really adds up! Aside from being an ongoing expense, storing the water takes up a lot of space. But there is an easier way to have pure, clean H20 without these annoyances. By incorporating one of many water filter systems in your home, you can [...]
Posted on 18 March 2013 By Mark Timmons.
Are you ready for some statistics? Our bodies are made up of 60% water. Our lungs consist of 90% water and the brain itself is composed of 70% water. It doesn’t take a Nobel Prize winner to tell you that in order to have a healthy body with a clear mind, one must not only [...]
Posted on 15 March 2013 By Mark Timmons.
This is a question we get many times a day. Water softeners are one of the following: systems that use the ion exchange process with salt; reverse osmosis systems; deionization systems; or distillation systems to produce water that is below 1 grain of hardness per gallon (GPG). In the interests of full disclosure, I am [...]