Do I need a water softener? What you MUST know before buying one.
Have you ever asked yourself the question, “Do I need a water softener?” According to the Water Quality Association, 85% of the country has hard water. If you’re not sure if you have hard water running in your home, one simple way is to look at your faucets and shower heads. Look for calcium and lime buildup on the aerators, if you see a white chalky substance, then that’s a clear sign you have hard water. Clogged shower heads are a clear indication that you may have some calcium buildup, which in turn will lessen the water pressure and volume coming out.
The best way to find out the severity of the water’s hardness, consider performing a Total Hardness Test. Strips and chemical-based tests can be purchased at many home improvement stores or online. Both tests will require a small sample of water. The strips and chemical-based test will turn a certain color to determine the total hardness of the water.
Improving water quality can be easily done with the PRO+AQUA - PRO-S-80E WHOLE HOUSE WATER SOFTENER 80,000 GRAIN. this system is was engineered to soften water significantly and is equipped with a metered water counter that only regenerates when needed, saving thousands of gallons of water and salt per year. Furthermore, it comes with a 5-year warranty, for peace of mind. Once your new water softener is installed, make sure you perform a Total Hardness Test and compare the difference between your old water and soft water. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by how well your new system softens your city water.