Design Comfort Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Water Treatment Systems’

Could Your Water Use Reverse Osmosis?

Monday, February 15th, 2021

woman-and-child-getting-water-from-kitchen-sinkWhen it comes to home comfort, or your health and safety, it’s easy to forget about the quality of your water. But thinking about it is important! The quality of your water can impact your quality of life in addition to your health and the health of your family.

If you have hard water, which is water with a high level of mineral deposits in it, a whole-house water softener can get your plumbing system back to normal. Some water supplies need something a little extra though. Think about it—even though your municipal water plant does a great job of purifying the water in your area, it has a long way to travel through pipes from that plan to your home.

It can pick up contaminants along the way! And that’s where a reverse osmosis (RO) system comes in.

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5 Signs You Need a Water Softener

Monday, January 4th, 2021

salt-being-poured-into-water-softenerIn our area, water supplies go through a large amount of filtration and conditioning before that water reaches your home’s faucets and plumbing appliances. Alternatively, if you use groundwater from a well, you probably have your own water treatment system on site. But what many homeowners in either case don’t realize is that they may be in need of a water softener to resolve hard water issues.

Hard water is the name given to water that has a high level of minerals in it—namely calcium, magnesium, and sometimes iron. If these minerals sound harmless, it’s because they are. At least, they’re harmless for you and I to ingest. However, they’re not so harmless when it comes to your plumbing system and your quality of life. In fact, hard water can lead to plumbing leaks, faded clothing from the washing machine, and more.

But this can all be prevented with the installation of a whole-house water softener. So how do you know if you need one? Read on as we uncover some signs that this is the case.

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Watch for These Signs You Need a Water Softener

Monday, May 29th, 2017

signs-need-water-softenerMost municipal water supplies today, including ours, have a hefty level of filtration and conditioning before the water reaches your faucets. And if you’re using a private well to access ground water, you very likely have your own water treatment system on site. But something that can be missing in either of these scenarios is anything to protect against hard water.

Hard water is the name given to water with a high concentration of minerals in it—namely calcium and magnesium. These minerals are harmless for humans and pets to ingest, however they could be having a negative impact on your quality of life, plus hard water can damage your plumbing system.

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Is a Reverse Osmosis System a Worthy Investment for Your Home?

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

reverse-osmosis-systemAre you looking for a quality water treatment system for your Taylorsville, UT home? Obviously, drinking water is a healthy alternative to soda or juice, but that water needs to be properly treated in order to give you the best in health benefits.

Reverse osmosis systems have become increasingly popular in recent years, and for good reason. A professionally installed and serviced reverse osmosis system will remove potentially harmful contaminants from your drinking water, such as arsenic, nitrates, sodium, copper, lead, some organic chemicals, and the municipal additive fluoride.

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