If you are planning on installing a water softener, Rooter-Man is the right company for you! Our professional technicians are more than equipped to handle new installations. We guarantee customer satisfaction every time and offer affordable pricing.
You may have heard of hard water but what exactly it is? Water that is high in minerals such as calcium and magnesium is known as hard water. If you still feel residue on your hands after washing them or you take dishes out of the dishwasher and notice spots on your glasses, it can be a sign that you have hard water. Water with a high concentration of minerals can be damaging to your plumbing and appliances so it can be a good idea to have a water softener installed. The mineral content builds up and forms scales inside pipes, dishwashers, coffee pots and water heaters which can result in damage and higher electricity bills. Mineral residue can also stain sinks, bathtubs and build up on your faucets and shower-heads. It can be annoying and sometimes difficult to remove. Hard water also interferes with soaps and detergents which can make it harder to remove oils and dirt.
Water softeners work by removing the calcium and magnesium ions from the water and replacing them with sodium. The water softener tank contains porous resign that is negatively charged. Positively charged sodium ions bond to the negatively charged resign and as the water passes thorough the positive calcium and magnesium ions will stick to the resign, releasing some of the sodium ions.
There are many benefits to having soft water in your home. You can say goodbye to mineral stains on your fixtures, tubs, and sinks. Washing clothing and dishes is easier and requires less soap and detergent. No more unsightly spotting on glasses and cutlery. Plus, it is much better for your pipes and appliances. You can extend the lifetime on many water-using appliances by eliminating the mineral buildup.
If you are tired of dealing with the consequences of hard water, give us a call at Rooter-Man! Whether you are looking to have new water softener installed, we can help!
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