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No-Salt Conditioners Are Not the Same as Water Softeners

March 5, 2020 4:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

One question we occasionally get from our customers is whether a salt-free water softener in Shelby County, OH works better than salt-type water softeners, and whether or not it’s advisable to use a no-salt conditioner. There are several ways we can approach this question. First, it’s important to note that a no-salt conditioner is not exactly the same thing as a water softener, so the question itself is sort of flawed. This kind of equipment is generally referred to as a “water conditioner” or “descaler,” rather than a water softener. One might think there’s not much of a difference if... View Article

Some Unexpected Benefits of Adding a Water Softener to Your Home

January 22, 2020 8:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Most people who are researching the possibility of adding a water softener to their home understand the basic purpose of a water softener: to remove the buildup of minerals that can scum up your plumbing fixtures and exacerbate some common skin problems. However, there are plenty of other water softener benefits in Shelby County, OH that you might not immediately consider when deciding whether or not you will make the investment. Here are just a few examples of some of these lesser-known benefits you should take into account: Extend the life of plumbing fixtures: Your pipes, appliances and fixtures will... View Article

The Effects of Hard vs. Soft Water on Your Skin

January 8, 2020 8:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The quality of the water in your home’s plumbing might affect how you feel when you get out of the shower. Consider how your skin feels after you’ve finished—do you feel dry and itchy, and have to use a lot of lotion each day, or do you feel smooth, clean and refreshed? The way you feel is influenced in large part by the relative hardness or softness of your water. Here’s some information about some of the effects of hard water in Shelby County, OH. The harder the water, the more skin irritation “Hard” water refers to water that has... View Article

Tips for Winterizing Your Water Softener

December 7, 2019 10:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Winter is nearly upon us, so if you’re a homeowner it’s important to make sure you’re on top of all of the winterization tasks you need to perform before the coldest part of the year strikes. Your water softener system in Shelby County, OH might be one of the pieces of equipment you’ll need to winterize, depending on where it’s located. If your system is located in the basement, you won’t need to worry about it. However, if the unit is in an unheated garage, in a vacation home or other home that won’t be occupied over the winter months,... View Article

The Cost-Effectiveness of a Water Softener System

November 1, 2019 9:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A lot of homeowners hear a term like “hard water” and immediately dismiss it because they’re either not aware of how harmful hard water can be, or they’re convinced that installing a water softener system in Shelby County, OH is too expensive. Those homeowners may be surprised not only at how much damage is being done by hard water, but by how cost-efficient a water softening system can actually be. Isn’t water already soft? For those who may not know, hard water is a term used to describe water that has excessive amounts of calcium and magnesium. These tagalong minerals... View Article