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Saltless Water Softeners

Are saltless water softeners worth the money?

Kurt,

Thanks for a great question – we appreciate it.

“Saltless” water conditioners have been manufactured for many years and can work extremely well.

The first thing to do is discover the nature and purpose of the water you are conditioning.

Saltless units do not actually alter chemical content, but rather how some water-borne minerals will “act”. They are considered to be very good at preventing scale build up from lime and other such contaminants.

They do not tend ..read more

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Name: Jennifer City: Dearborn

Question: One of our basement drains has been bringing up very little (a small puddle) clean water when it rains. Once it stops raining the water puddle disappears. However, the water in the drain does not flush out. It’s standing in the drain. We called another plumbing company and they said they will have to break the concrete to replace the corroded drain with a PVC pipe. This will cost $1800. Side note, we just purchased this house and the inspector did not ..read more

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Water Drip Mystery

Name: Brett

Question: In March of 2010 I bought my first home, a foreclosure, which was fully inspected and passed. However, prior to my purchasing the home it was incorrectly winterized and as a result a hose split under the sink which then flooded the main floor, etc. The damage was repaired and all seemed great, but, in the last few months, (cold weather) I have heard a consistent dripping noise in more than one area of the house, though I have no signs of water (spots) ..read more

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Water stain on the wall

Question: I have a water stain on the inside of a bedroom wall that goes from ceiling to floor and is roughly 5″ wide. It is not moist feeling, but has a stain. I went into the attic to see where the water may be coming from and did not see a noticeable leak area. While in the attic a looked at the bottom of the roof plywood and noticed that several areas felt moist. The wall opposite of where ..read more

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Question: I listen to your show often and I’ve never heard anyone ask my question. Let me know start off by telling you a little about my home. I have a 1500 Sq ft Brick Ranch and it has 3 bed, 3 1/2 bath. It was built in 1979. Whenever someone is taking a shower and someone else turns on the water to wash their hands or just flushes the toilet, the shower changes temperature and normally burns the person ..read more

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Presented by Rochester Chiropractic as a service to listeners of The Inside Outside Guys

1/2 bunch parsley 1 level teaspoon crushed celery seed 1 level teaspoon dandelion root 1 level teaspoon mint or rosemary

Place all ingredients in pan with one quart water. Bring to a slight simmer (do not boil, as this will remove beneficial nutrients). Turn off heat, cover, and let steep for 4 hours. Pour off into a fruit jar, add the juice of 1/2 fresh lemon and 1 shot of maple syrup and refrigerate. ..read more

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