Are You Showering In Hard Water?

Most shower-related conversations tend to focus on how long you stay in there, and how hot the water is, but do you know if you’re showering in hard or soft water? According to Dermatologist Vikram Rajkomar, showering in hard water means that free radicals can be...

Natural Cleaning Hacks To Help Banish Limescale

If you’re trying to reduce your consumption of single-use plastics and are looking for natural solutions to many of the cleaning tasks in your home then the answer could be found in your fruit bowl or your fridge. Ideal Home recently shared a variety of cleaning hacks...

Pandemic Increases Risk Of Office-Bound Legionnaire’s Disease

The lockdown has forced many people to work from home to avoid the risk of contracting the coronavirus at work. But while our offices and workplaces are empty, water is sitting in the pipes, getting old and potentially dangerous. When water isn’t flowing, organisms...

Could Drinking More Water Support Your Weight Loss?

If you’ve been struggling to keep on top of your weight during lockdown and find that you’re snacking more than usual, you might find that drinking more water could help. An article for the Express recently pointed out that swapping sugary fizzy drinks for water can...

Could Drinking More Water Support Your Weight Loss?

If you’ve been struggling to keep on top of your weight during lockdown and find that you’re snacking more than usual, you might find that drinking more water could help. An article for the Express recently pointed out that swapping sugary fizzy drinks for water can...

Is Softened Water Bad For Your Plants?

With the pandemic leading to a serious surge in popularity for gardening, thanks to us all spending so much time at home during lockdown, there are many of you out there trying out your green fingers for perhaps the very first time. Growing plants and starting a...

Govt Launches Review Into Long-term Water Needs

The government has shown its commitment to making sure the country continues to have the supply and quality of water it needs for decades to come. It has done this by releasing a policy paper that will explore the long-term water needs for public water supplies,...

How To Clean Limescale From Appliances

In the UK, many of us have hard or medium-hard water, and when it comes to keeping your home clean and your appliances in good working order, the limescale build-up that comes with hard water can cause problems. Limescale can coat kettles, slow down coffee machines,...

How Much Could You Save By Switching To Soft Water?

If you’re wondering whether it’s worth fitting water softeners in Chalfont St Peter you might be surprised at how much money this could save you in the long term. An article for Ideal Home recently claimed that installing water softeners could see you cut up to £350...

CMA To Consider Ofwat’s Proposed Price Review

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has revealed it will examine Ofwat’s price review after receiving appeals from water companies. At the end of last year, the water regulator announced its price control for 2020-2025 with regards to water customers to help...