07/17/2019: Question: What is the simplest water filter I can buy? -- Here's a question we hear often: "What is the simplest water filter I can buy?"
We got asked that question, again, just the other day and it once again shocked us that someone would first think of simplicity rather than efficiency and effectivenes...... [more details here.]
07/17/2019: How to Build a Better… Bath??? -- In the mood for a... BATH?
Who doesn't love a nice bath surrounded by warm water, your favorite scented soap, a few soft scented candles, some skin-abusing chlorine, and wait, WHAT?
Kind of ruined the fantasy, right? Well fear not, friends, becaus...... [more details here.]
07/16/2019: Avoiding & Preventing Getting Sick from… Cryptosporidium -- Warm weather woes... include swimming and frolicking in cool, refreshing swimming pools.
Wait, what? How is that a PROBLEM?!?!?
Well, I'll tell you: SOME people just DON'T understand a little 'bug' called Cryptosporidium, abbreviated as Crypto a...... [more details here.]
07/15/2019: Industrial Test Systems 480042 SenSafe John’s Copper Test: “Is there a color key to match to on the bottle?” -- Over the weekend we got asked the following question about SenSafe John's Copper Test Strips (MPN 480042):
"Is there a color key to match to on the bottle?"
Yes, this product comes with a color chart on the outside of the bottle. To...... [more details here.]
07/15/2019: Nitrates in Drinking Water: “Where do nitrates in drinking water come from?” -- We recently received the following question regarding nitrates in drinking water:
"Where do nitrates in drinking water come from and are they harmful?"
Typical sources of nitrate contamination include, but are in no way limited to, natur...... [more details here.]
06/03/2019: Warmer Weather Means Something to Pool Owners -- Warmer weather means something for pool owners... BESIDES getting to enjoy their backyard oasis more.It also means evaporation. As pool water warms it also evaporates quicker so keep an eye on the water level because if water dips below the skimmer lin...... [more details here.]
04/18/2019: Take 15% Off Propur Shower Filters Until April 30th, 2019! -- Around this time of year weather forecasters often say things like, "There's a 15% chance of spring showers this afternoon..."
Well, WE have something similar to say: "Save 15% on shower filters by ProPur from now until the end of April with disc...... [more details here.]
04/09/2019: Bleach Water Testing in Daycare and Childcare Facilities -- Surfaces and toys in childcare and daycare facilities see an awful lot of contact over the course of a day and must get wiped down with sanitizing and disinfecting solutions frequently. Did you know that in some states laws require the facilities to te...... [more details here.]
10/09/2018: Difference Between Arsenic Quick & Arsenic Low Range Quick -- We recently head from 'JL' who asked, "What us the difference between low range quick test and quick test for well water for arsenic? What do you suggest I use for my well water. I have used the quick test before but do not know the difference."
G...... [more details here.]
09/07/2018: How Much Chlorine is too Much Chlorine? -- Earlier this week 'Justy' asked, "Our water got tested by a guy trying to sell us a water filtration system for our home and he did a bunch of tests. One test showed we had way too much chlorine he said and is that true? The number he re...... [more details here.]