According to the U.S. Geological Survey, as quoted the Chicago Tribune, about 85 percent of water in the continental U.S. is hard water. Hard water is tap water that contains a lot of chemicals and impurities. Its high level soft calcium and magnesium make it a not so ideal choice for a lot of the water-related chores we do every day. With a water softener, though, you can switch from hard water to soft water. Why make the switch?
Is your tap water “hard” or “soft” water? If you don’t have any idea what that means, here’s a quick rundown: Continue reading
As spring time is rolling around, it is time to start thinking about a home garden again. Several states are having water shortages this year, and you might be in one of them. If that is the case, then you will have to start thinking about conservation. This process can begin with a solid sprinkler system. If you do not own one of these systems, you can inquire about them with any number of companies. Irrigation in Jacksonville is one of the staples for watering without waste. Installation of one of these systems can be pretty simple if you have the right firm helping you and you get the sprinkler for the job. Let’s go ahead and talk about a couple of the various types of Irrigation systems that are available to you: