Dalton Plumbing, Heating, Cooling, Electric and Fireplaces, Inc Blog: Archive for the ‘Water Filtration System’ Category

Should You Invest in a Water Softener?

Monday, December 12th, 2016

There are a number of different plumbing problems you may have to deal with during the time of homeownership. One issue that is fairly common is the problem of hard water. Fortunately, hard water is not necessarily unhealthy, although it certainly lowers quality of life.

Hard water has a higher-than-average mineral content—minerals like calcium and magnesium—that your body can absorb safely. Your plumbing system however, not so much. A whole-house water softener eliminates the problems caused by hard water, but without knowing what these problems are you likely wonder if it’s really worth the investment. Keep reading to learn more about how these systems help your home.

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3 Benefits of Water Softeners

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Hard water is a recurring problem in most parts of the country, and that includes us here in Cedar Falls, IA. The term refers to water with a high mineral content: usually calcium or magnesium. It’s not directly harmful – you can still drink it – but it causes a number of problems, not the least of which is a distinct metallic taste. A water softening system installed in your home can remove the mineral content of hard water and improve your life in a number of subtle ways. Here are 3 benefits of water softeners that you should consider before making a purchase.

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Immediately improve your family’s health right now!

Friday, August 15th, 2014

The health benefits of having a water filtration system in your home


Cedar Falls PlumberKeeping yourself and your family healthy is a very important thing that every individual has to take into account. Keeping your family healthy can be a very costly and time consuming matter, but there are actually precautions that you can take in order to better insure the health of your family members. One great thing that an individual can do is help their home be healthier. Air and water filtration are both great ways in which to insure a healthier lifestyle. Here in this article we will go over some of the top health benefits of whole house water filtration system.

Whole house water filtration may seem like a big thing to undertake, but when you break it down, it is actually quite simple. There are many individuals who have either a water filtration system built into their fridge, or they have a water filtration pitcher ready on hand in the fridge. It is easy to see how individuals would go about filtrating this water, but a whole house water filtration system isn’t that big of a step up from these smaller water filtration systems.

Cedar Falls Water Filtration SystemInstalling a whole house water filtration system is going to be a relatively easy process. The technology has gotten to a point where having a company install this system is relatively inexpensive. The health benefits that come along with whole house water filtration are well worth the time and money invested into this project. The main reason why whole house water filtration is important is the reduction of chlorine. Reducing harmful chemical in the water is not only better for consumption, but it is easier on the skin during showers and hand washing. It is also better to wash your hair in water that is not as heavily chlorinated, as heavily chlorinated water can damage fragile hair.

There are also levels of contaminates and pollutants that get into a water source before it reaches a home. These can come from industrial waste, and dirty river water. It is very important that there is filtration in order to remove these microscopic contaminants. There is a much larger chance for healthy living if all of these contaminants are removed from a water supply before they are ingested into the body. The great thing about a whole house water filtration system is this technology turns your tap water into beautifully clean and uncontaminated drinking water that is healthier for the entire family.

Looking to install a whole house water filtration system in your Cedar Falls home? Call Dalton Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Inc. at (319) 266-3513 and start enjoying the benefits of healthier and cleaner water today!

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