Rain barrels are a great water conservation option, but there are a few things you need to know to avoid a mess and get the most out of your storage. We’ll share how to make a rain barrel (or get one cheap or decorative), plus installation and maintenance tips for rain water collection.
In many parts of the country, having to remove hard water buildup is a necessity. Our well water is hard (it has a lot of calcium and magnesium in it), plus it has rust and particulates. Even with a softener and whole house particulate filter, over time deposits build up in the faucets and shower heads….