What is hard water?
Hard water is full of minerals, more so than normal drinking and potable water. In particular, hard minerals like calcium and magnesium may be coming through your taps at levels higher than are safe to drink, and even damaging your showers, sinks, and more as the minerals build up and eat away at materials in your home, like fixtures and grout. Regular soap and laundry detergents do not dissolve well in hard water, leaving residue on surfaces, your clothes, and even your skin and hair.
Hard water also causes a higher risk of lime scale deposits in household water systems. Due to too much lime deposits, pipes get blocked and the efficiency of hot boilers and tanks is reduced. So overall, in addition to an unpleasant residue, hard water can actually impact your energy bill over time!
Water softener installation, repair, and maintenance
A water softener is a unit our team can install to remove the “hard” minerals in tap water before they reach your faucets, protecting your home from their harmful buildup. Call us today for information regarding our selection of water softeners and the installation services we provide to Edmonton and surrounding Alberta areas. If your softener isn’t working, get your water softener back up and running or schedule regular maintenance with our technicians. We’re always just a call away!
What is the investment?
Once installed, a water softener operates without any effort on your part, and with regular inspections by our team, a water softener unit can last for years. The cost depends on how the unit is powered, but now that many models we offer are powered by the water as you use it, the costs are just cents on the dollar each day over the life of the unit. Call Hydro-Flo Plumbing & Heating to schedule a water quality inspection and see if your family would be healthier and cleaner with a little help from a water softener unit.