The Sunny Plumber Phoenix Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Water Softeners’

Look for These Signs That You Need a Water Softener

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Hard water is a problem for millions of homes across the country. It is not a direct threat to your health, but it can wreak havoc on your plumbing system. The best way to deal with a hard water issue is to install a whole-house water softener in your home. Read on to find out more about the signs that you need a water softener.

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Signs That You Need a Water Softener

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Hard water is one of the biggest threats to the average plumbing system. It causes lime scale to build up in the pipes, restricting the flow of water down to a trickle and decreasing the efficiency of your plumbing system. If you want to counteract the effects of hard water you’re going to need to install a water softener in your home. How can you tell if you need a water softener, though? Read on for some of the main signs that you have a hard water problem that needs treating.

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Various Problems Hard Water Can Cause in Your Home

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Hard water is water with an abnormally high calcium and magnesium content. As hard water flows over surfaces, it deposits small amounts of these minerals. Over time, these mineral deposits grow into a substance called “lime scale.” Lime scale is known to be an extremely frustrating and damaging problem to deal with, for a number of reasons. Let’s take a look at the problems lime scale can cause in your home, and how to prevent them.

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How Lime Scale Forms in Your Home

Monday, August 17th, 2015

Have you ever noticed a white, chalky substance building up around the head of a faucet or on the walls of a shower? That substance is known as lime scale, and it’s quite a bit more of an issue than simply being unsightly. Lime scale can actually be quite damaging to your home, specifically to the pipes in your home. If not dealt with properly, it can even cause a need to replace your pipes. Read on to find out more about how lime scale forms in your home, and what to do about it.

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Why You Should Consider Installing a Water Softener

Monday, April 20th, 2015

When you turn on the tap in your kitchen, you probably don’t think about what that water has to go through before it reaches your home. We won’t waste your time with the entire water cycle, but one of the most important parts of that water’s journey is the municipal treatment that removes any harmful chemicals or minerals from it. That’s why you can drink water from your tap without having to worry about getting sick. However, that municipal treatment is not a perfect solution to all water problems. There is one issue that can still pose a threat to your house: hard water. Let’s take a look at hard water, what it does, and how to get rid of it.

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