Water is an essential part of our lives, but sometimes it can be a bit "hard" to handle. When we talk about water hardness, we're actually referring to the amount of minerals floating around in water, like calcium and magnesium. Think of them as little troublemakers that can leave deposits on your fixtures (those nasty white spots & stains) and make it harder to get a good lather going.
But don’t worry! Aquasure is here to save the day with our free water testing kits, limited to one per person. We'll help you figure out if your water needs some softening action. Just reach out to us, and we'll send you a kit for free! It's like a little science experiment in your own home. Want to know your water hardness without the hassle of testing it? Head over to our hardness by zipcode page!
So, why does water get all hard in the first place? Well, it's all about nature doing its thing. As water flows through rocks and soil, it picks up those pesky minerals along the way. That's why the hardness of water can vary depending on where you live and where you get your water.
Hard water can cause various problems that can affect our health, home appliances, and plumbing system. So, if you're experiencing any of the following signs, it may be time to consider investing in a water softener.
1. Dry and Itchy Skin
Are you feeling like a lizard with all that dry and itchy skin? This is one of the most common signs of hard water. Hard water can leave a residue on your skin, making it difficult to rinse off soap and moisturizers which can also block your skin’s pores, causing pimples, blackheads, or inflammation. Shed that dry, scaly skin by getting a water softener that removes those minerals and leaves your skin feeling soft and smooth.
2. Stains on Clothes
3. Spotty glassware and dishes
4. Low Water Pressure
5. Short Lifespan of Appliances
6. Increased Energy Bills
Feeling the burn in your wallet with your utility bills? Hard water scale can clog pipes and make your water heater work harder, using more energy and raising your bills. Get a water softener to help prevent this buildup, allowing your water heater to work more efficiently and saving you money on energy bills.
7. Soap Scum and Film Residue
8. Poor-Tasting Water
Is your tap water leaving a bad taste in your mouth? The minerals in hard water can give it an unpleasant metallic or bitter taste. A water softener can help remove these minerals, leaving your water tasting fresh and clean.