Frequently Asked Questions
What are the benefits of a whole-house water softener?
- Promotes healthier skin and hair.
- Prevents clogged pores and dry skin caused by the dissolved minerals (calcium and magnesium) in hard water.
- Saves significant money on energy costs.
- Extends the life of water using appliances significantly.
- Reduces the needed amount of detergent and soap by 50%.
- Eliminates mineral build-up on fixtures and appliances.
- Eliminates spots on dishwasher glassware and shower doors.
- Reduces build-up in plumbing pipes.
What are the benefits of a whole-house water filter?
- Filters out organic and inorganic materials (e.g., microbiological contaminants), particulates (e.g., rust, sand, and silt), odors, chlorine, and chemicals.
- Prevents clothes and towels from having brown stains after washing them.
What are the benefits of a reverse osmosis drinking water system?
- Get a virtually unlimited supply of the highest quality water for drinking and cooking.
- Removes/reduces contaminants such as Arsenic, Barium, Cadmium, Chromium (Hex), Chromium (Tri), Copper, Cyst, Fluoride, Lead, Radium, Selenium, Select Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), Total Dissolved Solids (TDS), and Chlorine Taste and Odor.
- Save money by sparing the expense and hassle of having to buy bottled water.
- Help save the environment by reducing the more than 60 million plastic water bottles thrown away each day in the U.S. alone, the majority of which end up in landfills or incinerators.
What maintenance is required for my water filtration systems?
It is recommended to have your certified water professional service your water filtration systems according to the manufacturer guidelines they follow:
- Whole-house water softener – typically 2-3 times per year depending on water usage and the quality of the water entering the household plumbing system.
- Whole-house water filter – typically every 2-6 years depending on water usage and the quality of the water entering the household plumbing system.
- Drinking water filtration systems – typically once per year depending on water usage and the quality of the water entering the household plumbing system.