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When to Install a Water Treatment System

Monday, May 14th, 2018

water-softenerMost people in this country probably don’t think they even need water treatment. Unless you happen to live in an area with water quality so bad that it’s become national news multiple times, you likely think that the water that comes out of the faucets in your home is just fine. Well, you might be surprised as far as that goes.

We’re not saying your water is poisonous or radioactive or anything. Most cities put their water supply through a pretty extensive treatment process before piping it into residents’ homes. The problem is, though, that no city has a perfect water treatment process. There will always be some level of contaminant that makes it into your home’s plumbing supply. Even if it’s not enough to prove life threatening, contaminants in your water supply can still have adverse effects on your health and comfort. The following are some of the most common ways to tell if you should install a water treatment system.

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How to Tell if You Need Water Treatment

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

With the advance of city infrastructure, and specifically municipal water treatment systems, a lot of people take clean water for granted. Unfortunately, you can’t always rely on your city to provide your home with perfectly clean water at all times. Municipal water treatment is oftentimes effective, but it’s never going to be 100% effective. The best way to guarantee high water quality for your home is to install a separate water treatment system in your water line. If you’re not sure whether or not you need a water treatment system, keep an eye out for the signs below.

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Water Treatment Systems That can Help You

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Before water is piped into your home from the municipal supply, it goes through extensive testing and treatment. While this treatment removes a lot of the more harmful materials commonly present in water, it doesn’t remove it all. There will always be trace amounts of contaminants that make it into your home’s water supply, some of which can be quite harmful. If you want to actually protect your water supply as much as possible, it’s advisable to install a water treatment system of your own in your water line.

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Signs That You Need a Water Treatment System

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Before your water enters your home, it is likely put through a pretty extensive municipal water treatment plant. There, the majority of the harmful substances that can be found in water are removed. The water is then piped into your home. That treatment process isn’t perfect, however. There will always be some small traces of harmful elements and other contaminants in your home’s water. If you want to keep your home much more safe from those kinds of things, you need to install a water treatment system. Let’s take a look at the signs that you need a water treatment system.

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The Problem with Hard Water

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Before the water you use every day is piped into your home, your city first puts it through an extensive water treatment process. This process helps to remove many of the more harmful materials that can be found in water. However, it does not get rid of all the problematic contaminants. There will always be some that make it through the process and into your home. Hard water is the result of a couple of those materials. Let’s take a look at hard water, what it does, and how you can defend against it.

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