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How Safe is My Drinking Water? Do I Really Need a Water Filter?

If you're like most Utahans, you probably don’t worry about drinking water straight from your tap. You may think that because a lot of Utah's water originates from mountain sources that it…
Water Contamination

Do you have Arsenic in your water?

Arsenic is an abundant, naturally occurring element that can be found at varying concentrations in the Earth’s outer crust. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), The International Agency…
Hard Water Problems

Hard Water Makes Your Life Hard!

It's hard on your personal hygiene. Every time you stand under the liquid concrete (hard water) shower, you’re coating yourself in dissolved inorganic minerals that interact with soap and other…
Water Contamination

Is Your Water Making You Sick?

Microbes in tap water may be responsible for up to 30% of gastrointestinal illnesses in the United States, and credible estimates suggest that only 50% of waterborne disease outbreaks in…
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7 Simple Things You Should Know About Your Crusader Water Softener

Thank you for choosing a Crusader Water Softener, Conditioner, or Hybrid Filtration System to protect your Utah home from Hard Water, Chlorine, Metals, and other problems. Crusader Water Systems are…
Hard Water Problems

What’s living in your dishwasher?

Approximately 54% of households in the U.S. have dishwashers and use them at least once per week 1. What many families don't understand is that dishwashers can be breeding grounds for dangerous bacteria and fungi, so are…
Hard Water Problems

Why You May Not Want to Use Dishwasher Rinse Aids

Many households use dishwasher rinse aids to help make their dishes sparklingly clean. However, many of them do not realize that for these rinse aids to be effective, they must…
Hard Water Problems

Dry, itchy skin — how does the water you use affect your skin?

When you get out of the shower, do you have dry, itchy, and irritated skin? Does this issue seem to get worse in the winter? Do you struggle with skin…
Hard Water Problems

Why some millennials aren’t using fabric softener

Household cleaning product companies like Proctor & Gamble Co. have reported consistently decreasing sales of fabric softener over the last decade, but the question is why? Over the last decade,…
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Water Quality in Utah

Soft Water

How do water softeners work?

Water softeners are common household appliances, but if you’ve never lived in a home with a water softener before or you’re considering investing in one, you might be wondering how…
Hard Water Problems

7 Signs You Have Water Quality Problems

Does your tap water smell or taste bad? Does your laundry still stink even after washing it multiple times? Does your water heater keep failing? These are all signs that…
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Salt-free System VS. Water Softener — Which is right for you?

If you’re tired of dealing with hard water problems, you are probably researching available treatment options. Two of the most common hard water treatment systems are water softeners and salt-free systems.…
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Does Hard Water Damage Your Skin?

This post is contributed by Advanced Home Services, a Crusader Water Systems installer in the Idaho Falls area. The beauty industry has blown up in the past few years thanks to…
Water Contamination

Do you have lead in your water?

What is Lead, and why does it matter? According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), lead is a naturally occurring element that is found in small amounts throughout the earth’s…
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