The Sunny Plumber Phoenix Blog : Posts Tagged ‘water softener’

What Water Testing Is Looking For

Monday, December 30th, 2019

water-testingNot all homes in Phoenix need to have special water treatment systems, but many do. You may have already noticed signs in your house of subpar water quality, such as unusual odors from the water, cloudiness, mineral deposits, or an unpleasant taste. Even if you don’t see any warning signs, it’s still a good idea to have the water tested every few years. If you’ve never arranged for water testing in Phoenix, AZ, we strongly advise calling us to arrange for this service. If the reports we receive from the lab show high levels of impurities, we can offer whole-house solutions such as water filters, a reverse osmosis system, a chemical feed pump, or water softener.

Water testing runs samples of water from around the house through a series of laboratory test so we can present you with a detailed report. If you’re curious what, exactly, water testing is actually looking for, we’ll go over some of the details below.

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Yes, Hard Water Is a Big Problem

Monday, December 17th, 2018

plumberIt’s a foreign concept here in Arizona, but there are areas in the country where ice fishing enthusiasts talk excitedly about the coming “hard water” season. When we talk about hard water in a plumbing context, we’re not talking about a relaxing day of sitting on a frozen lake with your buddies, though—and we’re not totally convinced of just how relaxing that can really be! We’re talking about a very common water quality issue that can put your plumbing at risk.

Is hard water the type of water quality problem that is going to put your health in danger? No, it’s not. So, that means it is not really that much of a priority in terms of dealing with the problem, right? No, it doesn’t. If you want to protect your plumbing in Phoenix, then you absolutely need to do something to address the hard water in your home. The good news is that we have the system you need!

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Is Hard Water Really a Problem?

Monday, September 11th, 2017

water-softenerThere are a lot of problems that homeowners may encounter which could rightly be called plumbing emergencies. If you come home from a weekend on the road only to find that your lower floor is flooded by a burst pipe, for instance, or if your water is contaminated and not safe to drink. Other issues may not be quite as severe or immediately pressing, but that does not necessarily mean that they are any less important. This is the case with hard water.

If you have hard water in your home, then contact a professional plumber in Scottsdale, AZ to have the problem resolved. Using a water softener to treat the water running throughout your plumbing system is a simple and effective solution. Before you take that step, however, you’ll likely want to understand not only why hard water is such an issue, but how to spot it in the first place. Read on, and contact us with any questions or concerns that you may have. 

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