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Will I Really Benefit From a Water Softener?

Monday, December 11th, 2017

water softener systemThese days, most water supplies throughout the country have a significant level of filtration and conditioning they go through before that water gets to your faucets. And if you use ground water from a private well, you very likely have your own water treatment system in place. However, something many homeowners don’t realize is missing from their homes is protection from hard water.

Water softeners are an increasingly popular, and extremely helpful, Cedar Falls, IA water treatment system. Hard water is the result of a high concentration of minerals within the water supply—namely calcium and magnesium. While these minerals are harmless to ingest, they actually do a great deal of damage to your plumbing system over time. Hard water should be addressed before it has the chance to put your pipes out of commission. But are there really that many benefits to having a water softener installed? Keep reading, and then decide for yourself.

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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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