Water Softeners: The Solution to Hard Water Problems
Hard water is a common issue that homeowners face in areas with high mineral content in their water supply. Hard water is caused by the buildup of calcium and magnesium in the water, which can lead to several adverse effects on the home and your health. For instance, hard water can lead to limescale buildup in pipes, appliances, and fixtures, which can eventually cause them to malfunction and corrode. Hard water can also negatively affect your health and skin, causing dryness and irritation. Installing a water softener can combat mineral buildup, helping save your plumbing fixtures and skin.
Our Water Softener Services
Heiland Home Services offers a full range of water softeners and other water treatment services tailored to your unique needs. We are available to assist you in choosing the best water softener system for your requirements and can complete the installation process efficiently and promptly. We also perform maintenance and repair services on existing water softeners and offer annual check-ups to ensure your water softener system is running correctly and providing you with optimal performance.
Why Choose Heiland Home Services?
For over a decade, Heiland Home Services has been the top choice for homeowners in Bucks County, PA, for all their water softener needs. Our experienced technicians provide superior workmanship, utilizing premium products and materials to guarantee our clients receive top-notch services at a reasonable cost. We are the top choice for your water softener and other plumbing needs because of our expertise and dedication to providing excellent customer service.
Benefits of Water Softeners
- Helps get rid of soap scum
- Reduces water hardness
- Breaks up mineral deposits such as calcium carbonate and magnesium
- Provides clean drinking water
- Decreases dry skin and hair caused by hard water
- Increases the lifespan of your water heater and other water-using appliances
- Creates a higher flow rate
- Improves water pressure
How Water Softeners Work
Water softeners work by replacing the ions in hard water with sodium or potassium ions, which are much softer and do not cause any damage to pipes or plumbing fixtures. The process is called ion exchange, which works by passing the hard water into a special tank filled with tiny resin beads that absorb calcium and magnesium ions. These beads release potassium or sodium ions into the water, which creates soft water for all water usage in your home.
Contact Us Today!
Whether you are looking to install a water softening system or need a repair on your existing water softener, Heiland Home Services can help. Don’t let the mineral buildup and hard water reduce your water pressure and pollute your drinking water! Contact us today to get started! We look forward to serving you.
Can hard water affect my shower walls?
Yes, water hardness can cause stains and a buildup of soap scum on your shower walls. However, installing a water softener can help reduce this buildup and protect your plumbing fixtures from corrosion due to mineral deposits.
How often should I replace the salt in my water softener?
It is recommended that you replace the salt in your water softener every 6-12 months, depending on how hard the water is in your area. If you have very hard water, replacing the salt more frequently may be necessary.
How does hard water cause dry hair and skin?
Hard water can cause dryness and irritation due to the minerals it contains, such as calcium and magnesium. When hard water comes in contact with your skin and hair, these minerals can clog pores and make it difficult for your skin to absorb moisture. This can lead to dryness and flaking and cause irritations such as dandruff. Installing a water softener can help reduce the amount of minerals in your water, allowing your skin and hair to remain moisturized and healthy.
Can I install a water softener by myself?
While some people may be able to install a water softener on their own, it is usually not recommended. Installing a water softener requires specialized knowledge and training, and it can also be complicated depending on the type of system you are installing. Contact Heiland Home Services for the best water softener installation and maintenance services.