We are so lucky to live in a place where the tap water is clean and safe. Unfortunately, as Calgarians, we have very hard water, or, in other words, water that is high in mineral content.
With frightening news coming out of Flint, MI recently of lead contaminated drinking water, the the purity of our drinking water is on everyone’s minds. In Calgary, we are lucky to have clean, uncontaminated drinking water on tap, but the fact is our water, whether it’s from a well or from the municipal supply, can
Ever Thought About What Hard Water is Doing to Fido? Here in Calgary, like in many cities and towns across North America, our tap water is what they call “hard.” In fact, Calgary’s water is very hard. This means that there are high levels of calcium and magnesium in the water we drink and use
If you’ve been considering installing a water softener, here’s how to know if you should take the leap. Anyone who lives in Calgary knows we have very hard water here — you can feel it on your skin and the roughness of just-washed clothes, taste it in your coffee, and see it on the glass
When you hear the words, “emergency plumbing situation,” a burst hot water tank is likely one of the first scenarios that comes to mind. Unfortunately, many homeowners and landlords are unaware that the average life expectancy of a hot water tank is about 8-10 years, and even more don’t know how to properly maintain their