Water Softeners

Say goodbye to the challenges of living on hard water with the power of residential water conditioners. Water softeners create pure, potable water by removing mineral ions and other contaminants. If you’re considering installing one, perhaps learning how it can enhance your health, lifestyle, and home environment will provide clarity and help you decide. So, let’s dive in!

Revitalized Hydration

The average adult needs around 11.5 cups (2.7 L) to 15.5 cups (3.7 L) of water daily, based on a U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report. If you use hard water at home, you may find your water tastes and smells unpleasant, so avoid drinking it.

With a water softener, however, you can have clean, great-tasting water and be encouraged to maintain healthy hydration levels. You also don’t have to worry about the sodium added by water conditioners since the amount is minimal compared to sodium levels in typical dietary items.

Healthier Skin and Hair

The mineral ions in hard water hinder soap solubility, making rinsing soap and shampoo difficult. In addition, hard water can cause scum formation, dry, itchy, and irritated skin, and brittle, frizzy, and dull-colored hair.

On the contrary, soft water can improve overall skin and scalp health. It creates a richer soap lather and maintains skin moisture by preventing natural oils from being washed away. Soft water also balances your hair’s pH level, making your hair vibrant and manageable.

Streamlined Laundry Washing and Home Cleaning

Hard water typically requires double the amount of cleaning products to create the same suds level as soft water. Soft water dissolves and allows detergent to penetrate fabric fibers more efficiently, eliminating the need for fabric softeners. It prevents unsightly stains on fabric, faded colors, and dull whites. So, you can have cleaner clothes while preserving their brightness and softness.

Besides that, hard water often gives dishes a cloudy appearance despite repeated washing and complicates cleaning tubs, sinks, and toilets. By using water softeners, you can achieve sparkling results and prevent bacteria and scum buildup. Soft water also makes soaps and cleaning products lather and work effectively, saving time and effort in your cleaning routine.

Increased Savings

Residential water conditioners can alleviate financial burdens. The minerals in hard water gradually build up, clog, and damage pipes over time. Consequently, restricted water flow requires more pump pressure. It affects the performance of water heaters, consuming more energy and increasing gas or electric bills.

Scale buildups also diminish the efficiency and longevity of appliances like dishwashers and washing machines. Water softeners solve these issues by preventing scale accumulation, preserving your plumbing system’s integrity, promoting energy efficiency, and reducing utility, repair, and maintenance expenses.

Experience the Difference With Soft Water

Enjoy the transformative benefits of a water softener from Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of Eastern Iowa. We provide quality water softeners in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Contact us for an appointment or to inquire about our service offerings.

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