If you live in an area with hard water like San Antonio, Texas, using hard water to wash your clothes, bathe, or cook can leave you with build-up of soap residue and mineral deposits on your skin, hair, and clothing. A water softener can help you prevent this buildup, which is why water softeners are so common in areas with hard water and become even more popular during the cold winter months when everything seems to be covered in a layer of ice and snow! Here’s how a water softener helps with hard water from Hill Country Water Softeners of San Antonio, Texas.
While most people think of hard water as being unsightly, it is actually more than just an annoyance. It can cause problems for your plumbing and your home in general. If you’re tired of dealing with hard water, there are solutions for it—and one of them is installing a whole-house water softener system. This system can make drinking healthier, better tasting water easy. Here’s how to get started
While a little bit of hard water isn’t necessarily harmful, San Antonio and surrounding areas the hardness is too high. Without a water softener the calcium will build up quickly in your hot water heater. It will take about 24% more energy for your hot water heater to function. It will also shorten the life of the hot water heater greatly. You will void your warranty if you own a tank less in our area if you do not have a water softener.
The city adds chlorine, chloramine or chloride to your water to kill bacteria while it is in route to your house. There is also herbicides, pesticides, and organics in your water. Water Softener will remove the hardness of the water by changing salt into sodium chloride, which removes excess minerals and chemicals from you shower water. Making soft water come into the house.
The Whole House Filter will remove the chlorine, chloramine, chloride, pesticides, herbicides and organics. About 80 contaminants from your water. This process ensures that you don’t have hard water or that you have the chemicals on your skin or in your lungs. Skin irritation for those sensitive to chemicals (e.g., eczema). A water softener and whole house will remove what is irritating your skin. Hardness that dries you out and the chemicals that are inflaming your condition. keeps you from scratching away at rashes.
One of the biggest issues caused by hard water is that it can leave behind mineral deposits in your laundry. These deposits make your whites look dingy and yellow, stiff and they will fade quicker. A water softener removes these excess minerals from your water supply, which helps your expensive clothing, linens etc. stay brighter, softer, and last longer.
With its drying effects, hard water can have an adverse effect on your skin and hair. People living in areas where there is hard water use up to twice as much shampoo and conditioner just to keep their hair looking good—not to mention regular visits to dermatologists because of skin issues related to hard water. With your new water softener, you’ll be able to finally get rid of those dull locks and dry patches on your face.
The presence of mineral deposits in your home’s water can cause white residue to appear on shower glass, faucets, dishes and hard water stains in the toilettes. The minerals build up in all appliances that use water. Hot water heaters are very affected by hard water build up. (No water softener in San Antoni and surrounding areas you should drain hot water heater every six months). The washing machine, dishwashers, steam irons, and yes those expensive coffee pots without removing the excessive hard water minerals in San Antonio you are shortening the life of all. With a water softener the calcium and magnesium are removed from your household’s tap water supply. Everything in the house is protected.
Your hard water can be damaging to your pipes. If you have any white deposits on your showerhead, faucets or drain pipes, that’s an indication of how much sediment is building up in your water supply. Prevent these deposits by installing a water softener system; you’ll enjoy cleaner, clearer and more pleasing-to-the-eye water.
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Yes, you need to change filters on the reverse osmosis water systems. Read up on the brand you have and be sure to change this will keep the water flowing. Change the membrane since on so many units you only do every four- or five-years people seem to forget it. The membrane is what makes the water into bottle quality water. It will remove 97.6% of everything. The other filters remove the chlorine, herbicides, pesticides, and organics. But for it to be bottle quality the membrane must be functioning.
So many people never add air to the tank. The water in the tank is inside a bladder inside the tank. When you put air in the tank it pushes against the bladder to make the water some out. If the air gets low, you will not be able to empty the bladder to full capacity. You will get like a half of coffee pot and it will stop. There is a place on the back of tank just like on a bicycle tire, you use a bicycle pump to put the air. You need to be careful if you over fill with air you will bust the bladder. Yes, the tank will be ruined. There is quite a few videos on You Tube.
Whole house filter can work very effectively to remove the disinfecting chemicals the municipal water facilities put in your water to get it to your house. Whole house filters substantially remove chlorine, herbicides, pesticides, and organics. They can remove chloramine if the proper type of carbon is used. You can find out what chemicals are used by contacting your water supplier and asking.
Whole house filters come in different styles, a lot of water softener companies will put what they call a big blue filter. It is a filter housing holding a single carbon filter which you will need to change from anywhere to once a month or once every three months. Put all in one tank, the water softener, and the carbon, then you need to know how it is in the tank. Is it all just mixed up together? Is there a plate, dividing it? How it is in there will make a difference. If there is a plate you can change the carbon. How much carbon you have in there will determine how often, yearly or every other year.
At Simple we do not believe it should be mixed at all with the resin since you would have to change all media, resin and carbon completely. No carbon will last as long as your resin will last, taking out a portion and replacing with new still leaves the nasty in with the good. Also, we prefer the Whole House Filter to be in a separate tank. This is because we feel over a long period of time it will be lower maintenance cost. The media can be changed every two to three years and it gives you the capability to by-pass. Yes, you can by-pass and you will still have soft water. It gives you the choice to have chlorine run through the lines of house if you desire. Also gives you the opportunity to by-pass when it comes time to change, until you have time to do the service.
The most important thing to a whole house filter is to maintain it. Carbon is like a sponge, it gets dirty over time and it needs to be changed, or you will be getting worse water instead of better water. Remember your family deserves the best.
A Whole House Filter removes the chlorine, herbicides, pesticides, and organics. It is a filter that works in conjunction with the water softener. It is a type of carbon filter.
Your refrigerator has a carbon filter on it, that is why the water from the refrigerator tastes better than the water from the tap. The carbon removes the chemicals and makes it filtered water therefore it tastes better. For example a Brita filter is a carbon filter the water passes through, that is why it tastes better.
So, when you have a Whole House Filter the water at all faucets tastes like the water coming out of the refrigerator. But the other important thing is when you are in the shower, you are not breathing the chemicals into your lungs, and it is not on your skin. A Whole House Filter cleaner friendly water for your family.
If you want to know more about Whole House Filter or have questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at Simple Water Softeners. Call Lisa at (210) 960 2555. or use this contact us form.
You wanted clean filtered water for your family, so you purchased a whole house filter. A whole house filter removes chlorine, herbicides, pesticides and organics and it gives you nice water. Whole house filtration needs to be maintained, if not properly maintained you will get adverse effects from it. The media or the filter in a whole house filter needs to be replaced on a regular basis. Find out from your installer what is their recommendations.
The big blue filter has a carbon filter in it and needs to be replaced 3 to 6 months. If you have a separate tank full of carbon two to three years depending on the size of tank and what type of carbon you have. Whole house filtration is water goes through carbon. Over time carbon can harbor bacteria. There is different kinds of carbon used, some will last longer. But the key to having a whole house filter benefit your family is maintain it properly. If you have not had time to change the carbon as scheduled by-pass it. You will get better water without it than using one that is too dirty.
Simple Water Softeners whole house filter on by-pass until you get time to have changed out. Give us a call at (210) 960-2555 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need the media changed out of your whole house filter.
If you want clean filtered water for your family so you have to purchase a whole house filter. Whole House Filtration System Removes chlorine, herbicides, pesticides and organics and gives you nice water. An important thing to consider is Whole house filtration needs to be maintained. If not properly maintained you will get adverse effects from it.
The media or the filter in a whole house filter needs to replaced on a regular basis. Find out from your installer what is their recommendations. The big blue filter has a carbon filter in it and needs to be replaced 3 to 6 months. If you have a separate tank full of carbon two to three years depending on the size of tank and what type of carbon you have. Whole house filtration is water goes through carbon. Over time carbon can harbor bacteria. There is different kinds of carbon used, some will last longer. But the key to having a whole house filter benefit your family is maintain it properly. If you have not had time to change the carbon as scheduled by-pass it. You will get better water without it than using one that is too dirty.
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