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Why Should I Get A Water Softener?

September 13, 2022 | Blog

Water is not just a human essential — it’s also a household essential! Hard water is not a health hazard, but its effects can take a hefty toll on your Marin County home. However, you can reduce the negative impact of hard water by investing in a whole-home water softener!

Gotelli Plumbing aims to keep your water clean and free of contaminants! Our team of experienced plumbers is here to help you learn about what can lurk in your home’s H2O. Read ahead to learn about hard water and the benefits a water softener has to offer.

What’s In Hard Water?

Water classified as “hard” has a high amount of dissolved calcium and magnesium. These minerals break down as water moves through soil and rock, which flows through your pipes. This mineral content is higher in certain areas, causing water to be harder in certain geographic regions.

Water hardness is often measured in “grains per gallon.” Essentially, the higher this measurement, the harder your household water is. The West Coast typically measures 3.0 to 14.0 grains per gallon, meaning water ranges from moderately to very hard.

Benefits Of A Water Softener

A whole-house softening system catches contaminants and keeps them from infiltrating your household drinking water. Water softeners use an ion exchange process to attract minerals, such as calcium and magnesium, leaving your water free of impurities! This filtration offers a variety of benefits for your California home.

Improves Taste Of Food And Drinking Water

The ultimate purpose of a filtration system is to keep your water clean, but the taste is still an important factor to consider. A water softener helps remove impurities from your tap water, making it healthier and taste better. You can rest assured knowing your water is clean while enjoying the taste of your beverages and home-cooked meals!

Extends Lifespan Of Plumbing System

Hard water minerals can cause problems by accumulating inside your pipes! These minerals can corrode your pipes, leading to leaks and cracks over time. A home softening system helps prevent mineral buildup from damaging your plumbing system, helping its components live a longer service life!

Reduces Mineral Buildup On Plumbing Fixtures

Have you noticed any white or brassy stains around your drains and plumbing fixtures? Limescale and other mineral residues can create a film around your appliances that is difficult to remove. If ignored, mineral buildup can dirty your home and damage your household pipes.

Softens Skin And Hair

Water that is highly mineralized can dry out your skin and hair, creating uncomfortable, itchy areas on your body. A whole-house softening system reduces the harsh contaminants in your water and makes your showers much more enjoyable! With the help of a water softener, you no longer need to worry about frizzy hair and dry skin!

Contact Us For Marin County Water Softener Services!

You need water to survive, but you don’t have to settle for a beverage that is anything less than top-tier! Gotelli Plumbing offers a variety of water softening services that can benefit your California home. If you’re interested in a whole-house water softener, give us a call to learn more about your options!

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