Do You Really Need to Drink a Gallon of Water a Day?

By Daniel Klein

Water makes up approximately half of your body weight, but you lose water every day when you urinate, sweat, and breathe. You lose even more water when you are physically active, in extreme weather, or if you have a fever. And when you are sick, vomiting and diarrhea can lead to rapid, dangerous water loss.…

7 Ways to Stay Hydrated in Fall and Winter

By Daniel Klein

Most of us tend to associate being thirsty and dehydrated with the hot days of summer — especially when we’re sweating profusely in hot and humid climates. But were you aware that you can still get dehydrated in cooler weather as well? That’s right, winter dehydration is a thing. Just because we can’t see or…

Where Does Our Drinking Water Come From?

By Daniel Klein

When freshwater is available with just the turn of a faucet, it’s easy to take our water for granted. But do you ever stop to think about the source of the water that you use every day to drink, cook, bathe, and brush your teeth? While 97% of the world’s water is undrinkable, the other…

How Do Water Softeners Work?

By Daniel Klein

By now, we’re well aware of just how vital water is to our overall health and wellness. It’s something that’s been shared with us since we were kids. However, many of us don’t drink the recommended amount of water; the biggest reason is that we don’t like the taste of our household water. We try…

What to Know About Owning a Home with a Well

By Daniel Klein

Becoming a homeowner is an incredible stage and accomplishment in any person’s life. However, each experience is different, even the water source. Depending on the area you’re considering, you might run into houses that use a well as their water source, and while most of the nation uses municipally sourced water, about 20 percent of…

What Are Total Dissolved Solids?

By Daniel Klein

We’re always worried about the quality of our water. And we should be. After all, water is crucial to our survival and our overall health and wellness. However, since incidents like the Flint, Michigan water crisis, many of us have been paying even closer attention to the water quality flowing through our homes.   One…