“Come on in, the waters fine!” is a phrase you may hear in the coming months as more and more people take frequent dips in their pool and relax in their spa. But is the water really fine? Is the water in your pool and spa clean? Maintenance is often neglected during the long winter months as many pools and outdoor spas are not frequently used. Without proper maintenance on your … [Read more...] about Pool and Spa: Is Your Water Clean?
Archives for March 2013
We are celebrating World Water Day, an internationally recognized day held annually on March 22 as a means of focusing awareness on the importance of and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. The first World Water Day was designated on March 22, 1993. Each year this day highlights a specific aspect or “theme” of freshwater. This year, the theme is … [Read more...] about World Water Day 2013: What Water Cooperation Means
At long last spring has arrived. The bitter cold has passed (mostly) and it is time to enjoy the sun and warmth. We can’t let this time pass without offering maintenance suggestions for around the home. Some of the most critical home maintenance tips involve filters. Without regular maintenance of household filters, you can see a drop in system efficiency (such is the case in … [Read more...] about Spring Home Maintenance Tips & Suggestions
March is designated as National Kidney Month to raise awareness about the prevention and early detection of kidney disease, the ninth leading cause of death in the United States. According to the American Kidney Fund, as many as 31 million Americans are living with chronic kidney disease. To protect you from this disease, a healthy lifestyle must be prominent. This includes … [Read more...] about Water Improves Kidney Health – National Kidney Month
In the largest study of its kind, Environmental Health Perspectives analyzed over three million births in nine countries. The results were startling. The studies concluded that pregnant women who breathe in high levels of air pollution are at an increased risk of having children with low birth weight, which is commonly associated with high infant mortality as well as various … [Read more...] about Baby Health: Take A Stand! – Avoid BPA