Monthly Archives: June 2010

10 Reasons why you should not plant burning bush, and what you can plant in it’s place

Although a euonymus alatus (Burning Bush, Winged Euonymous) is a beautiful plant when it’s leaves turn a fiery red in the fall, that is where the plants good qualities end. Here is a list of 10 reasons you should not … Continue reading

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An Unforseen Drawback To Water Softeners-Smelly Water! Part 3

Now that we know what the smell is and why my water softener needed to be replaced, I will explain what my plan of attack is. About 6 months goes by after the new water softener is installed when I … Continue reading

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An Unforseen Drawback To Water Softeners-Smelly Water! Part 2

The last post explained a bit about why my hot water smells. This post will explain why I had to replace my water softener. About 6 months after chlorinating the well, the smell was back. At that point I figured … Continue reading

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An Unforseen Drawback To Water Softeners-Smelly Water! Part 1

Here is the scoop: When I purchased my house in 2004, it had an iron filter/water softener installed under the house. This was my first experience with this system so I knew very little about them, but I soon learned … Continue reading

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