Improve the Water Quality in Your Home: The Benefits of Installing a Water Treatment and Softening System

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The water quality in your home makes a huge difference to your health, both in the short and long term. With so many water quality issues out there, it’s difficult to know where to start when you want to improve the water quality in your home. However, when you install a water treatment and softening system, you don’t have to worry about any of that – everything is taken care of by experts, and you get pure, clean drinking water immediately. This guide tells you everything you need to know about installing a water softening system in your home and how it will benefit your health.

Two Main Reasons You Should Install a Water Treatment and Softening System

If you’re thinking about adding one to your home, here are two things to consider before installation:

A High quality water source at home is vital
  1. Health Benefits – Most municipal water sources use chlorine or chloramine as a disinfectant, which can leave behind unpleasant tastes and odors that make it hard to enjoy drinking tap water or cooking with it. A lot of people don’t realize that their tap water could be causing them digestive problems or other symptoms until they switch over to filtered water. Many filtration systems also remove heavy metals from tap water so you can avoid contaminants like lead, mercury, arsenic, chromium 6, and others that may be lurking in your local supply. And if you’re worried about fluoride (it’s added to most municipal supplies), there are plenty of options for filtering out that chemical too!
  2. Taste – Many people are surprised by how much better their tap water tastes after installation. Of course, there will be some difference between your filter and your tap depending on what kind you use, but most models can reduce chlorine, lead, heavy metals, and other impurities to make your water not only safer but also more flavorful! Different filters work best with different types of water based on hardness levels, contaminants, or other factors, so talk to an expert if you’re unsure which one is right for you!

The Advantages of Installing a Water Treatment System

Chlorine, found in municipal water supplies, can lead to higher levels of trihalomethanes (THMs) which are linked to an increased risk for cancer. There are plenty of other unwanted chemicals found in municipal drinking water as well. Installing a water treatment system is one way to improve your quality of life at home and for yourself & your family’s health! 

Why You Need a Plumber to Installation a Water Treatment and Softening System

There are over seven thousand contaminants regulated by law that can be found in drinking water supplies across America, not to mention all of those other ones that haven’t been discovered yet. Without proper filtering, purification, and softening, it is impossible to ensure potable quality drinking water for you or your family! If you want to know more about how these systems work, why they are necessary, and what kind of options there are on the market today, call one of our trained professionals from Allen & Sons Plumbing and Heating for help. We will be happy to answer any questions you have about water treatment and softening systems.

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