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Salt Chlorination vs. Chemical Chlorination

In Uncategorized, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

Not everyone is a chemist. Even so, you’ve probably heard of the chemical chlorine and its use as a disinfectant in swimming pools. Exactly how chlorine is applied to water is the subject of this week’s blog post, because there is an important difference between at least two common methods of water chlorination. Knowing that difference will help you make …

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Why Work with The LeverEdge?

In News, Uncategorized by The LeverEdge

We understand that you have a broad variety of options available to you when it comes time to purchase, install, and evaluate water treatment equipment. There is no shortage of quality providers of these products and services, which is why The LeverEdge has to work hard to earn your business and keep it for the long term. What distinguishes us …

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Get a Peek at a Water Technician’s Inspection Checklist

In Uncategorized, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

Water professionals who visit residences and businesses to inspect them for water system trouble often carry with them a checklist that includes every inspection point that should be identified during the visit. In addition to this, there are equipment readings and water measurements that are often taken, and these are included as part of the overall inspection report. Today’s blog …

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What is ‘Whole Home’ Water Treatment?

In Uncategorized, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

When you think about your use of water, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Most people default to thinking about drawing water from the tap into a glass for drinking. Following that are the other common uses of water like showering, cooking, washing dishes and clothes, cleaning the home, and watering the lawn. When you evaluate the …

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4 Reasons to Condition Your Water

In Uncategorized, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

Water is a necessary resource that many of us take for granted; after all, water is all around us and seemingly available whenever we need it. If we want a hot shower, we wait a few seconds for the hot water heater to distribute water at the temperature we like, and then we take the shower. If we want a …

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Key Benefits of Solar Heating for Domestic Water

In Raise Your Solar I.Q., Uncategorized by The LeverEdge

Traditional water heaters typically rely on a gas-fueled method of combustion that burns a non-renewable resource (natural gas) in exchange for thermal energy (heat) being applied to your water. In colder climates, these systems are seen as a necessity because current technology only allows water to be heated by the sun down to a certain temperature threshold. However, sunnier geographical …

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3 Facts about UV Sterilization

In Uncategorized, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

You may have heard of more than one way to sterilize water. There are additives, filters, ionizers and all different manners of treatment methods that come with their own advantages and disadvantages. With UV water sterilization, however, there are only advantages. To explain, we offer 3 facts relevant to UV water sterilization.       Fact #1: UV water treatment is …

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What Makes a Great Water Filter?

In Uncategorized, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

You may not have given much thought to how a well-constructed and well-engineered water filter can change the quality of your life. However, human beings literally rely on water to survive, so it stands to reason that the best drinking water for regular consumption should be as clean and optimal for human health as possible. When looking at the best …

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Is Solar Water Heating Right for Me?

In Raise Your Solar I.Q., Solar Advice, Uncategorized by The LeverEdge

When we consider the various ways that we can harness energy from the sun, there are two principle methods that most all collection efforts fall into: thermal energy collection and photovoltaic energy collection. Thermal collection refers to capturing heat from sunlight, not necessarily electricity. Photovoltaic (also known simply as PV) energy collection involves using sunlight to charge ions in a …