For many of us, some of our best summertime memories are tied in with vacations, friends, and cooling off with a refreshing glass of lemonade; but, have you ever had the awful experience of drinking lemonade made with unfiltered water?
You can tell the difference. You may not think about it too much, but your water has a large impact on the way your cooking, coffee, lemonade, and other drinks taste; especially if it contains some unwanted extra ingredients.
Today, we’ll take a look at the benefits your home can gain from filtering your home’s water with a water softening system, a whole house water filter, or UV water filters.
Don’t Suffer from Hard Water
Hard water is not something you want to deal with, in your home. It causes the mineral-like taste to be present in your water, it can stain your water fixtures, causes skin irritations, prevents laundry from washing properly, and can even clog your water piping.
Luckily, you can easily resolve this issue and improve your home’s water situation with a water softener installed within your home.
A water softener uses an ion exchange process to remove unwanted minerals like calcium, iron, and magnesium from your water and replace them with ions. Doing this makes your water not only taste better, but it’s also healthier for you and your family to consume without all the extra minerals.
Benefits of a Whole House Water Filter
A whole-house water filter is a great way to improve your home’s drinking water situation. When you leave your water unfiltered, it can deliver toxins, minerals, and bacteria that can be harmful when consumed.
A whole house water filter will remove up to 30 contaminants from your drinking water, thus making it much more healthy for your family to consume. Cleaner water will also improve your cleaning and showering.
How UV Water Filters Work
UV water filters are a little cheaper than a water filter system for your whole home, plus they have the added benefit of processing water as it’s run instead of having a delay in the tank while the water is purified.
Those who are interested in lowering their energy usage will also be pleased to know that UV filters require a lot less energy usage than whole-house water filters.
With a UV water filter, up to 99.% of harmful bacteria are killed; this makes the drinking water within your home much safer and tastes better as well. If you notice something that may be off with your water systems, such as any smells or funny tastes, you should have a professional come to your residence right away to assess the situation and advise as to what you can do to fix the problem.
Be sure not to delay your resolution to a potential water filtration issue because the water you ingest can greatly affect your and your family’s health and well-being. If you think you need a professional to test and assess your home for any water filtration issues, please contact us at Plumbing & Cooling Nerds to set up an appointment for one of our certified technicians to come to your home right away.