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Are your dishes coming out covered in water spots or thin veneers of calcium? Does your hair feel rigid or brittle? Does your skin always seem to be dry? Does your water taste funny or come out anything other than crystal clear in color? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may have a water quality issue. Unfiltered water is full of contaminants like calcium, magnesium (municipal water is full of contaminants like chlorine, disinfectant by-products, industrial pollution, and agricultural runoff. Tap water is known to have high amounts of calcium and magnesium that can cause scaling, clogging, and disruption can that harm your plumbing, appliances, fixtures, and much more.
A whole-home filtration and conditioning water solution can save you money, clean up the water in your home, and improve your overall quality of life. When installed by a reliable, trustworthy plumber from Horizon Services, you can trust that your home will start reaping the benefits and you’ll start seeing significant savings almost immediately!
How It Works
A water treatment system filters and conditions all sorts of contaminants that could be present in your drinking, cooking, and bathing water. The state-of-the-art technology utilizes filtration and conditioning methods that can take municipal water and make it almost completely pure and last for many years to come with little wear and tear.
Here are some of the benefits you can expect to receive from filtering and conditioning your water with a whole-house water treatment system:
- No more bottled water. Tired of lifting heavy cases of water bottles from the supermarket? Make the switch to purified alkaline water on tap and you’ll not only eliminate plastic bottles, but you’ll spend less on water every day, adding up to saving hundreds or even thousands every year.
- Better health. Bathing in contaminants like chlorine, disinfectant by by-products and other containments can contribute to dry skin, brittle hair, and other issues. Filtering your water can improve your overall skin and hair health significantly, starting almost immediately!
- Less wear & tear on appliances. Your water-using appliances also feel the effects of these contaminants in the scale and residual mineral buildup that accumulates over time. Conditioning your water can increase your water heater’s lifespan by up to 50%.
- Save money. In total, the cost of bottled water can exceed over $1,000 per year if you drink approximately a liter per day. Switching to filtered water can cut this expense to mere pennies, plus help you save on fixing and replacing plumbing fixtures appliances, replacing clothes that wear out, and more!
A home water filtration system is a salt-free, low-maintenance option to not only filter your home’s water but also to soften it by removing calcium and magnesium. Enjoy softer, contaminant-free water throughout your home when you call on Horizon Services to install a high-quality water filtration system.
Eliminate Harmful Bacteria
You work hard to protect your family’s health, but did you know that your water supply can expose your family to bacteria? With a Viqua UV light water disinfection system, you can rest assured that your home’s water will be thoroughly sanitized and free of any dangerous bacteria. Viqua is installed at the entrance to your home’s plumbing system so that your home’s water supply is cleaned and disinfected before it ever enters your plumbing.
Filtering Chlorine and Disinfectant by-products
Virginia Tech research has found a direct link between chlorine and copper plumbing corrosion. Chloramines, a combination of chlorine and ammonia, has also been found to increase corrosion, as seen by those blue and green spots. Not only does this affect our plumbing throughout our whole home, but studies at the University of Pittsburgh found absorption through the skin (while showering) was responsible for 64 percent of waterborne contaminants that enter the human body.
Using a whole-home treatment system can dramatically reduce this problem, helping you avoid scale and corrosion, keeping your appliances and plumbing working properly for longer and helping you save money on costly repairs and bottles of water.