Performance Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Water Softener Installation’

Why a Water Softener Might be a Good Idea

Monday, May 14th, 2018

water-softenerThere are a lot of different contaminants that can decrease water quality, some of which are more harmful than others. Hard water is a very common contaminant found in areas throughout the country. Though it is not physically harmful, it can wreak havoc on the pipes in the plumbing system. If you think you may have hard water present in your home, have a look below to find out why installing a water softener might be a good idea.

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Limescale, How Does it Work?

Monday, December 11th, 2017

DrainThere are a lot of different problems that can afflict plumbing systems across the country, from leaks to frozen pipes. One common problem that many homeowners have in their plumbing systems, and which most of them are not even aware of, is limescale. Limescale is the result of hard water exposure, a common issue that may start small, but can become quite a bit larger as time goes on. Though it isn’t a threat to you personally, it can cause a lot of problems for your plumbing system’s health and efficiency. Have a look at how hard water causes limescale, how to identify it in your home, and what to do about it if you find it.

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