When you think about your plumbing, you often think more about what can go wrong with your pipes than you do what can go wrong with your water. Hard water—albeit not unhealthy—is definitely a problem that affects the water of many homeowners throughout Illinois.
Spring is one of the busiest seasons when it comes to taking care of cleaning and maintenance jobs around the house. As we emerge out of the rough period of winter and start to look forward to summer, spring is a great time to schedule special services, like installing a sump pump, remodeling a bathroom, or installing a new air conditioning system.
A water heater is truly an appliance for all seasons. No matter the temperature outdoors, you and your family will always need hot water on demand from the taps around the house. Hot water is necessary for cooking, cleaning, running the laundry and dishwashing machines, and for comfort when bathing and showering.
Hard water is a common issue for homes. Even with the best municipal water treatment plants keeping the water that is piped to your home clean of contaminants, the minerals that create hard water can seep into the supply through old pipes and ground water.
You may be one of many Americans who use a point-of-use filter for the water in your kitchen. You may have a filter attached to the sink or perhaps you pour tap water from a filtered pitcher instead. But wouldn’t it be better if your entire home received the same type of filtration?
If you rely on a water treatment system to keep your water free of contaminants, you expect it to work properly day after day. Water treatment systems tackle many of the biggest problems homeowners have with their water supply, such as high levels of salt, calcium, magnesium, nitrates, bacteria, and...