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Can a Water Softener Save You Money?

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Water Depot’s water treatment experts have the products and knowledge to help you save money while enjoying cleaner, softer water. One question Barrie’s Water Depot team gets asked frequently is, “how do I know if I need a water softener?” 

Returning to School? Drink More Water

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Whether you will be returning to the classroom or continuing your studies online, the start of school is right around the corner. After a summer off from school, it is time to get students' brains prepared for learning. An easy way to keep your mind alert is to stay hydrated by drinking water.

Ways to Stay Healthy While Spending More Time at Home

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It’s no secret that most of us are spending more time at home these days. While it can be tempting to relax on the couch and indulge in a treat or two, it can be important to your health to actively make healthier choices. In fact, there are some things that you can do to set yourself up for success and live a healthier lifestyle. In this article, we’re going to take you through a few simple steps to live a healthier and more balanced lifestyle while spending more time at home.

Water Softeners Explained

Water Softeners Explained

We've put together some of the most commonly asked questions about water softeners.  Continue reading to find out how they work, the softening process, and more! 

The Benefits of an In-Home Reverse Osmosis System

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Who doesn’t enjoy a cool glass of refreshing water?

Especially in the warmer months, having access to clean, cold and satisfying water is very important, to both your health and lifestyle. Keep the clean and clear water flowing through your faucet with a reverse osmosis system. In this article, we take a closer look at what a reverse osmosis system is and the benefits that one can offer.

The Connection Between Dehydration and Depression

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It’s no secret that drinking enough water every day is imperative to your best health. Drinking enough water regularly can help to keep your body hydrated, leading to weight maintenance and a healthy BMI, better sleep, and reduced stress, along with reduced risk of various health conditions. But did you know that drinking water can also be linked to lower risk of depression? In this article, we find out how drinking enough water every day can have a connection to your mental health.

Why Every Home Should Have a Stainless Steel Water Cooler

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There’s nothing quite as refreshing as a cool glass of water. With a stainless steel water cooler, you can enjoy a sip whenever you please. Aside from being a sleek feature that can make a great addition to any home, there are many features and benefits of having one of these modern kitchen appliances.

What Happens to Your Body if You Get Dehydrated?

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Did you know that the human body is mostly water? In fact, water is essential to human life. Staying hydrated is extremely important to your health and quality of life. In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at what dehydration is, the effects and the health benefits of drinking water.

Do I Have Lead in My Tap Water?

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Testing your water is the best way to learn whether there is lead in it or not. Homes built more than 40 years ago have a greater risk of having lead in the water because they are more likely to have lead plumbing. Lead was used as a material for manufacturing water pipes until 1975 and in the solder used to join pipes until 1986. Until 2014, faucets and hardware could contain up to 8% lead.

In this article, we’re going to walk you through the process of finding out if you have lead pipes or not, and then what can be done to resolve the issue.

Apps, Tips & Tricks to Help You Drink More Water

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Water is absolutely essential to life. As human beings, we are made out of nearly 60% water. To say water is a vital element of life is a serious understatement, but many people are chronically dehydrated and falling short of their recommended 64 ounces per day. While many people have their reasons for not drinking enough water – noting that they don’t like the taste, or they simply don’t feel thirsty, or they forget to sip on it throughout the day – it’s critical to make sure you get enough water each day. To help you stay hydrated and healthy, we’ve compiled a list of helpful tips and useful apps to encourage you to drink up!

How to Become a Water Depot Franchisee

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Are you looking for a fresh and exciting business adventure?

Franchising a Water Depot store might be right up your alley! Fresh, clean and pure water is essential and should be widely available. As a Water Depot franchisee, you have the chance to do just that! In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at some of the benefits of partnering with Water Depot and the steps to take, so that you can get started on this great new adventure!

Benefits of Drinking 8+ Glasses of Water a Day

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Do you drink enough water everyday?

Drinking a few glasses of water here and there might give you the idea that you’re drinking enough, but few of us actually hit the right amount on a regular basis. The truth is, drinking the right amount of water daily can improve your life in so many ways. In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at the health benefits of drinking eight or more glasses of water every day and how you can accomplish your goals with ease.

Top 7 Reasons Why You Need to Treat Your Water at Home

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It's time to make a lasting change in your lifestyle and quality of life altogether! The installation and long-term use of a water purification system can change the way you look at the water you drink – for the rest of your life! Regardless if you have a UV water treatment system, water softener, or reverse osmosis system, there are so many amazing benefits to be had!

How to Easily Remove Fluoride from Your Water

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Home water purification systems can benefit you and your family in many ways. Mainly, by improving the taste, odour, and overall quality of the water. They do this by removing many of the pesky contaminants that make their way through modern plumbing systems and water treatment plants. One of the most well-known impurities that make it through is fluoride. In fact, fluoride is actually added or naturally occurring in most tap water.

To learn more about the fluoride in your drinking water and how to remove it if you wish, read on.