Enjoy The Perks Of Softened Water in Your Home
When you move into a home and discover that the water supply is higher in minerals than you’d prefer, you’ll be glad to know it’s a situation that is easy to take care of with the help of experienced plumbing experts.
Water softener systems are installed by connecting into your home's water supply system and producing softened water. Our Exceptional Service Guarantee promises you will be 100% happy with the work we do, so you know your new water softener system is in good hands. To learn more about our water softener installation service or book an appointment, contact us today!
What Is a Water Softener?
Put simply, a water softener is a system that you use to filter the hard water that comes into your home from the local utility, converting it into soft water.
A water softener removes minerals like magnesium and calcium, minerals commonly found in water that lead to “hard water.” The term hard water refers to the fact that it is high in mineral content.
What’s Wrong With Hard Water?
The problem with hard water and too many minerals suspended in the fluid traveling through your home’s pipes is that positively charged magnesium and calcium bond with other metals that have a negative charge. That’s why you will see buildup on a kitchen sink faucet or a showerhead.
Nearly 85 percent of the United States experiences hard water, and can cause havoc on your existing plumbing system.
Damage to Appliances
Water deposit buildups also affect appliances, such as dishwashers and coffee makers. Sometimes, customers contact us complaining that their skin feels dry or irritated and they can’t seem to get their hair clean enough because of hard water.
When mineral deposits accumulate in your home’s water heater, it will tend to become less efficient, meaning your heating bill would increase.
Filter Gets Rid of Harmful Minerals
A water softener captures calcium and magnesium by attracting them with a filter built with negatively charged beads made of resin.
Don’t Delay Water Softener Installation
When it comes to having a water softener installed, it’s not a task that you would want to avoid. Families often call ARS/Rescue Rooter with complaints about the appearance or taste of the water coming out of their taps. Or, they have issues with excessive mineral buildup causing problems with appliances.
When you choose to install a water softener, you effectively treat the utility-supplied water, so it works better in your fixtures and helps keep everything cleaner.
Benefits of Water Softeners
People who have no prior experience with water softeners can anticipate numerous benefits from having ARS/Rescue Rooter come to their house to install a water softening unit.
The main benefits of water softeners include:
Improve hair and skin
Your hair and skin will feel and look better after you start taking baths and showers with soft water.
You won’t have to worry about mineral buildup making your home’s water heater less efficient.
Get by using less soap, since soft water is better for making a lather than hard water when mixed with detergent.
Keep your kitchen utensils clean and free of the stains that typically come with hard water in the home.
Reduce soap scum
You should have less soap scum buildup and an end to mineral stains on your kitchen sink, bathroom sinks, and bathtub.
Enjoy reduced power bills, since a water softener means you don’t need to take as long of a shower to feel completely clean and rinsed. Also, your water heater works more efficiently without mineral buildup.
Signs You Need a New Water Softener
Maybe it’s been many years since you installed your water softener, or you don’t know how long it’s been in service, since the previous owner of your home installed it.
Instead of guessing about whether it’s time to contact ARS/Rescue Rooter, your preferred water softener installation company, check out this list of the major signs indicating you need water softener replacement:
Water heater is not working efficiently
When high mineral content in the water supply starts to build up inside your water heater, the unit will not function at peak efficiency. The added minerals absorb heat at a different rate than normal water. This poses problems for the heating unit’s longevity as well as potentially leading to increased utility bills.
Laundry is fading
One of the first signs that a home has hard water is when you see that your clothing’s colors are starting to fade prematurely. Hard water removes the pigment more readily than soft water.
Glassware breaking at a high rate
Have you been breaking more of your fancy glass stemware than usual? Hard water could be the culprit. The mineral buildup stains your glassware and can make it grow brittle and more likely to break.
Stains on fixtures
Arranging for experts, such as the team at ARS/Rescue Rooter, to install or replace water softeners will help you avoid future stains and scale buildup on fixtures. Sinks, showerheads, and other fixtures show visible signs of staining when the home’s water supply is mineral-rich.
Get Your Own Water Softener Installed Now
When the water supply line to your home has an overly high mineral content, it’s essential to install a water softener, to protect appliances as well as potentially make the water taste and look better.
Of course, you can also anticipate your clothes won’t fade as quickly and that your kitchen utensils won’t become stained because of mineral deposits from water flowing into your home.
Connect With ARS/Rescue Rooter for Excellent Water Softener Service
The plumbing installation experts at ARS/Rescue Rooter know how our customers depend on having a reliable supply of freshwater that’s appropriately softened to avoid mineral buildup.
As one of the leading companies that installs water softeners today, we take pride in our excellent reputation in the industry. We run drug tests and perform background checks on every technician for our customers’ peace of mind.
ARS/Rescue Rooter is known for our courteous approach to each service call. To that end, we will call you before arrival, so that you can make the most of your precious time. We will treat your dwelling with the respect it deserves, with our technicians wearing shoe coverings and putting out drop cloths as required. These are some of the many reasons why we receive so many referrals and enjoy repeat business from our many satisfied customers.
For more information about what’s involved in water softener system installation or to book an appointment for service, please contact us today.