Best Shower Head Filter for Hard Water

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If you have hard water in your home, it’s completely understandable that you want to do something about it so that your showers can be a lot more pleasant. But if you’re looking for the best shower head filter for hard water… I have to tell you right up front that the solution is, unfortunately, not that simple — hard water requires a more complex process than a shower head filter can handle on its own. However,…

Zoeller Battery Backup Sump Pump

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Sump pumps are essential in a lot of homes for managing groundwater and keeping basements and crawlspaces dry. Often times when we see water levels rise it’s due to rain, sometimes in the form of powerful storms that can knock out power to your home for hours at a time. So in order to keep your basement from flooding during these outages, you need to have a good pump like a Zoeller battery backup sump pump, that…

Zoeller Sump Pumps — Top 3

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Sump pumps are a key part of your home’s maintenance as well as important protection against catastrophic water events. Water damage can be devastating to your home and expensive to repair. So we talk a lot about the best sump pumps around here behind the scenes at Water Advisor and we get a lot of questions about which units we recommend. Let’s talk about Zoeller sump pumps and take a look at our top three picks. We…

Water Mitigation: Definition, Causes, Process

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Water damage is one of the most expensive, catastrophic situations that you may experience as a homeowner. If this occurs, you’ll need water mitigation. With water mitigation, the purpose is to remove all moisture and make sure your home is safe and structurally sound.  Make sure you hire a professional that you’ve thoroughly vetted, as your family’s health and safety as well as your property value are at risk otherwise. Water damage refers to the different types…

Best Hot Water Recirculating Pump: Top 7

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We all know how impatient we can be when we turn on water for a nice hot shower and have to wait for what seems like an eternity sometimes, just to get the hot water flowing from the shower head — especially on freezing cold mornings. You can avoid this wasted water and save yourself a little time in the process by getting a hot water recirculating pump. These pumps are useful for preventing all of that…

NSF Certified Water Filters

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When it comes to water quality in your home, you of course want to provide the best you possibly can for your family. Water filtration systems come in a range of options, from a simple water filter pitcher to a whole house system. However, you must make sure that you choose only NSF certified water filters if you want to be sure that you’re really going to get effective filtration. What is NSF Water Filter Certification? NSF International…

Water Tastes Sweet — What Does it Mean?

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If the water tastes sweet in your home, it may seem like there is cause for concern, especially if you’ve never noticed it before. And sometimes it takes a guest to point out a taste to water in your home that you may have become accustomed to. The good news is that there are some possible reasons why this could happen that are not cause for any serious concern. So let’s get into answering the question, “why…

Does Zero Water Filter Fluoride? Find Out

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There are varying answers out there if you’re looking to find the answer to “Does Zero Water filter fluoride?” I got information directly from a company rep and I will post that for you below. The Zero Water (or actually ZeroWater) filter pitcher is one of the most popular brands on the market. Offering 5-stage water filtration, the products have good ratings and are some of the bestselling units in the category. The product information is somewhat…

Wayne vs Zoeller Sump Pump Guide

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If your home needs a sump pump due to a high water table or storm water issues, you should take a careful look at what’s on the market so you get a good piece of equipment that will work reliably and last. In this article we’re going to take a look at Wayne vs Zoeller sump pump models as these are two of the most commonly used brands out there. My advice is to stick with these…

Liberty SJ10 SumpJet Backup Sump Pump

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If your home has a sump pump, a backup pump is something you should have for those times when your primary pump fails. Failure can occur due to a bad component, or the unit can stop working when you have a power outage. A water-powered backup sump pump like the Liberty SJ10 is a small investment to make right now that can save you from water damage down the road. Water-Powered Sump Pumps vs Battery Backup Sump…