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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…)

How to Identify Hard Water in Your Home

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Hard water is one of the more common, and irritating, problems that can afflict the plumbing in your home. It’s also one of the more difficult issues to identify before it can cause major issues for your plumbing system. The best way to deal with hard water is to install a water treatment system in your home’s water line. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you have hard water in your home, so that you can have a water softener installed. (more…)