The Clean Plumbers Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Water Treatment Systems’

Why We Recommend Getting a Whole-House Water Filtration System

Monday, February 26th, 2024

Are you looking for the healthiest water possible for your home? You’re not alone. Many homeowners have concerns about water-borne contaminants, everything from lead and other heavy metals to pesticides and chemicals and hard water minerals. How can you remove most of these pollutants and ensure you and your family have fresh, clean water?

You have several options. You could try to switch over to drinking only bottled water. You can get special filtration pitchers to filter the water you drink. You can have point-of-use filters installed for several of the faucets and taps in your home. Or you can arrange to have the installation of a whole house water filter in Tampa.

We recommend you go with the last option. Whole-house water filtration is the most effective, efficient, environmentally friendly, and cost-saving choice, as we’ll explain.

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How Hard Water Affects Your Home

Monday, September 25th, 2023

Living in Tampa can sometimes feel like living in a vacation paradise, but there are some downsides. One is hard water, which means water with a high level of dissolved minerals, specifically magnesium and calcium. The water hardness in Tampa is classified as “very hard.” According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), water is “very hard” if it has a concentration of more than 180 milligrams of calcium per liter.

Before you panic, you need to know that hard water isn’t dangerous to drink. The minerals in hard water are natural and found in many foods and liquids you regularly consume. In fact, you never want these minerals completely absent from your drinking water, since they help with your daily intake.

We offer installation of water softeners in Tampa, FL that can reduce hard water levels in homes. You might wonder why you would need to soften your water if it’s perfectly safe to drink. There are some good reasons: extremely hard water doesn’t affect your body, but it can do terrible things to parts of your house.

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