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Water Softener Services in Albany, NY by Rooter Man
Hard water is one of the most common issues that can affect the water that enters a home through the municipal system. A home with hard water flowing through its plumbing will often suffer from trouble with high water pressure, leaks, and damage to appliances connected to the pipes. Although hard water is rarely harmful for people to drink, the consequences it can have for a home are potentially very expensive to repair.
The best way to prevent trouble from hard water if it is getting into your home is to call the water treatment specialists at Rooter Man. They will test your water to see if you do have excess hard water minerals, and then install a whole-house water softener that will counteract the problem and give you a healthier plumbing system. Contact our water treatment experts today to get started with better water for your home.
The water treatment specialists at Rooter Man offer comprehensive services for water softeners in Albany, NY and the surrounding areas.
Hard Water vs. Soft Water
The idea of "hard water" and "soft water" often seems a bit difficult for people to grasp. What hard water actually means is water with a high amount of minerals suspended in it, particularly magnesium, gypsum, and calcium. These are natural minerals that aren’t dangerous to drink. But they cause other side effects, such as leaving deposits on plumbing and making it hard to create a good soap lather. "Soft water" is water with a regular balance of minerals in it.
Why You May Need a Whole House Water Softener
If you find that it is difficult creating effective soap lather in your home, you may have hard water problems. Look over your plumbing fixtures for flaky, white substances, and see if there is a film over the surfaces in the bathtubs and showers. These are other indications of hard water.
The principle reason you should be concerned with hard water is that it creates calcite buildup inside your pipes. Over time, this will reduce the volume available for the water, and water pressure will increase to levels where it will cause leaks and damage to your appliances. If you do not do something about your home’s hard water, you could face plumbing with a very short lifespan
What Do Water Softeners Do?
A water softener is placed onto a fresh water plumbing system to change hard water into soft water. The way it does this is by depositing sodium ions into the incoming water supply. These sodium ions counteract the hard water minerals and eliminate the problems they cause. The softener must receive professional installation to prevent it from placing too much sodium into the water.
We Offer Full Services for Water Softener Systems in Albany, NY
Our water treatment experts at Rooter Man want you to enjoy the best water possible in your home and a durable plumbing system. Call on our team if you think you need a water softener. We are also available for repairs and maintenance to take care of your water softener to ensure that it does its job for many years without trouble.
You cannot purchase a water softener from a store and install it on your own. You will need the assistance of skilled plumbers who are familiar with selecting water softeners and then fitting them into residential plumbing seamlessly. Our specialists can handle all the steps of water softener installation quickly and correctly.
Without routine check–ups and inspections, a water softener will start to decline and do its job poorly. Call us to schedule regular maintenance for your water softener.
If your water softener stops working and you are dealing with hard water once again, give us a call, any time of the day or night, for the repairs that will restore it.