Has your business been closed for an extended period of time due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Even if you turned off your building’s water supply and drained all hot tubs and indoor pools prior to the shutdown, you will still need to take precautions to prevent waterborne illnesses when you reopen. The good news is that the CDC has an 8-step guide on how to safely restart your water and open for business after the pandemic is declared over.
Does your business or multi-unit tenant building in Chicago need a water softener or a water conditioner? If you or your residents or employees have noticed white stains around water faucets and showerheads, it’s a good indication that you have hard water, which is water with 3.5 grains or more of calcium and/or magnesium per gallon of water, or water that contains more than 60ppm of calcium and magnesium.