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Benefits of Installing a Water Softener

From poor dishwasher performance to scale buildup, hard water can cause several issues in your home. Hard water contains high levels of calcium and magnesium that can build up and reduce the efficiency of your appliances, make your hair and skin feel dry, and even clog your pipes.  A water softener can remove these minerals and provide a number of benefits.

A Cleaner Home

You’ll find that cleaning will be much easier once you have a water softener. Water softeners are more effective at removing soap from dishes and laundry. This means you’ll experience cleaner silverware, glasses, and plates without the dreaded white spots.  Your clothes and bedding will feel softer, and you might also find that your bathtub and shower are easier to clean thanks to less film and soapy residue being left behind.

Longer Lifespan for Appliances

Water softeners also help appliances last longer. When minerals build up inside appliances, it decreases their efficiency and their lifespan. The softener will mitigate this problem and maximize the investment you’ve made in appliances such as your washer, water heater, dishwasher, and other water appliances.

Improved Hair and Skin

A water softener combines with soap and shampoo to create a rich lather in the bath or shower. This results in smoother, shinier hair and softer skin. You’ll also find that your hair will be cleaner since softeners effectively remove buildup from the hair and scalp.

Better Plumbing

When the minerals from hard water are left to build up over time, they can result in clogs and the corrosion of your fixtures and pipes. A water softener will not only reduce issues you experience with your plumbing system but will also help it function more efficiently. For example, your water heater will heat faster because it won’t have all that scaly mineral buildup it would if it contained hard water.

To learn more, contact Hometown Plumbing of Bakersfield. We have neat and professional plumbers who can take care of your installation promptly so that you can begin reaping the advantages of a new water softener.