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Blog Posts in 2017
Do Water Softeners Remove Important Minerals?
One of the popular myths about water softeners is that they remove minerals and nutrients which are essential for our bodies; however, that is not the case at all. Water Softeners Do Not Remove Important Minerals & Nutrients More than 85 percent of homes in the United States have hard water, which mostly consists of calcium and magnesium. As water courses through weathered rocks, the ground, and ...
What Should I Do if My Water Softener Smells?
My Water Softener Tank Stinks! No matter the manufacturer, any water softener tank may start to smell bad if it becomes infested with sulfur bacteria. This type of bacteria is attracted to the sodium found in water softener tanks. As the bacteria develops, hydrogen sulfide gas is released as refuse, resulting in the rotten egg odor. The solution: thorough cleaning. At Quality Home Services, we ...
Why You Might Need to Upgrade Your Water Filter
Having a water treatment system in your home cleans the water which comes out of your faucet, so you don’t have to worry about the damaging effects of hard water on your pipes, appliances, your clothes, and even your health. However, many homeowners only have a water filter installed under the kitchen sink and not the rest of home. Here are four reasons why it is essential to have clean water in ...
Three Types of Water Conditions
A water conditioner is a system which improves the quality of your home’s water in a number of ways. Different types of conditioning systems possess the ability to filter and remove damaging minerals, as well as improves how your water tastes and feels. The following are the three types of water conditioning systems available on the market: Carbon Filtration – A carbon filtration system has a ...