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You Might Want to Install a Water Treatment System if You See These Things

Monday, June 4th, 2018

Kitchen-PlumbingCity water treatment honestly isn’t where it should be in this country. Aside from the fact that some cities don’t even have potable tap water, many cities are not able to completely cleanse their water supplies of contaminants. The odds of you being poisoned by your water supply are honestly pretty low, depending on where you live. However, there are a number of contaminants that can make it into your plumbing system that should not be there. If you’re concerned that your water quality is negatively affecting your quality of life, have a look at some of the signs that you should install a water treatment system. (more…)

If You Notice These Symptoms, It’s Time for a Water Softener

Monday, June 5th, 2017

water-handsOne of the most common, and damaging, issues for plumbing systems across the country is lime scale. This is a kind of mineral deposit formed when a surface is exposed to hard water for an extended period of time. Hard water is water that has high calcium and magnesium content. As it flows through the pipes in your home, it deposits small amounts of these minerals inside them. Over time, the lime scale that results will restrict the flow of water through the pipes and cause issues for the plumbing. Your plumbing pipes are not the only place that you can find signs of hard water exposure, though. Have a look at some of the following symptoms that you should install a water softener to deal with your hard water problem.

Over time, the lime scale that results will restrict the flow of water through the pipes and cause issues for the plumbing. Your plumbing pipes are not the only place that you can find signs of hard water exposure, though. Have a look at some of the following symptoms that you should install a water softener to deal with your hard water problem. (more…)

How a Reverse Osmosis System Works, and Why You Should Care

Monday, February 13th, 2017

This may or may not come as a shock to you, but the water you’re likely to find out in nature is not actually that great for you. For all the raving about “clear, natural mountain spring water” that so many beverage companies engage in, natural water oftentimes requires quite a bit of effort to reach the level of quality and safety that you’re probably used to.

Much of the time, the city or town you live in will put the municipal water supply through a treatment process before it makes its way to your home. This gets rid of a lot of the bacteria, chemicals, and harmful elements like lead that may be present in the supply. (more…)

Signs That You Need a Water Treatment System

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Before the water you use in your plumbing system reaches your home, it is put through a city treatment plant. Most harmful materials are removed from the water, before it’s actually pumped through the water main and into your home. In an ideal world, that treatment process would be enough to ensure that your water is completely clean. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. There are always some contaminants that can make it into your plumbing. If you want to protect yourself and your home from water contamination, you need a water treatment system. Read on to find out how to tell if you need a water treatment system installed. (more…)

Different Water Treatment Systems That can Help You

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Before the water you use every day is piped into your home, it is first put through a pretty extensive treatment process by your city. This treatment process is effective at removing the majority of dangerous materials that are found in natural water. However, it is not 100% effective. There will always be some levels of harmful materials that make it into the home, which is why it’s a good idea to have a water treatment system installed. Let’s take a look at some of the different water treatment systems that can help you. (more…)