Bonfe + LeakSmart – Home Leak and Flood Protection Solved

At Bonfe, our business is designed around making the lives of our customers easier, more enjoyable and stress-free. This is why we have partnered with LeakSmart to offer you the best possible technology to prevent leaks in your home. We are constantly trying to improve the services we offer you and the products we have

Read More…

How to Flush Your Water Heater (And Why It’s Important!)

When was the last time you flushed your water heater? If you’re like most homeowners, your answer is probably either “huh?” or “never.”  As a homeowner, you should flush your water heater at least once a year as part of annual home maintenance. The good news is, it’s easy to do. Why do you have to flush

Read More…

Benefits of Installing a Whole House Water Softener

Most articles heralding the importance of installing water softening systems in your home focus on the negative effects of hard water: shortened lifespan for your home appliances, severe damage to your pipes and plumbing, and increased risk for waterborne diseases, to name a few. However, there are many benefits that come with softening your home

Read More…

How to Recognize and Treat Hard Water Problems

While hard water is harmless (other than causing itchy skin and dull hair), it has numerous effects on your home that range from a nuisance to downright harmful. Effects of hard water: – Mineral deposits can clog pipes and reduce water flow – “Scale” residue can build up on tiles and bath/kitchen fixtures – Buildup

Read More…

5 Benefits of Installing a Whole House Water Treatment System

If you live in the Twin Cities, the question of tap vs. bottled vs. filtered water is largely one of personal preference, not health or safety. The quality of Minneapolis tap water exceeds the federal standards imposed on bottled water. That said, a whole house water treatment system can cleanse your water of lingering chemical

Read More…

Tips To Evaluate Water Quality

So you’ve just moved into your new home and you’re thinking about testing the quality of water available around the house? Or perhaps you’re worried about unexplained deposits in the bathroom and kitchen, and would like to investigate the matters in order to tackle the problem in a timely manner? In any case, the following

Read More…

Is Your Water Softener Functioning Properly?

Hard water contains a high amount of minerals, which adds to your plumbing troubles. These minerals tend to get deposited in plumbing pipelines, wash basins, showers, tubs, and other areas around the house. It is therefore recommended to install a water softener system in your house in order to eliminate these problems. What Does The

Read More…

Fracking and the link between the Local Water Contamination

The EPA has repeatedly given warnings that fracking results in groundwater pollution. Fracking is a controversial procedure for improving productivity of oil and gas wells in the US. The process involves pumping pressurized sand, water, and chemicals to open fissures in order to improve flow of oil and gas to the surface. However, substantial evidence

Read More…

5 Factors To Diagnose Your Water Quality

The quality of drinking water greatly affects your health. Consumption of unsafe water results in various disease and illnesses. Although the water may appear clean and safe to drink, it may still be polluted. The only way to find out about whether you are drinking clean, safe water is to conduct regular water quality checks. 

Read More…