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Water Softeners in Poughkeepsie

A whole house water softener system removes the minerals that cause hard-water conditions. Hard water contains high levels of magnesium and calcium and can completely clog pipes. Hard water buildup can also reduce your water heater’s efficiency. This can lead to an increase in your energy bills.

Hard water also leaves skin feeling scratchy and the hair dry after washing. Softeners can help combat hard water, and they posses a chemical makeup that helps to remove positive-charged ions. Here is a list of benefits to realize when installing a water whole house water softener system:

  • Homeowners can reduce the amount of film that builds upon wall tiles, sinks, faucets, and tubs. This is less rubbing and scrubbing.
  • Homeowners can look forward to loads of brighter and cleaner laundry while using less detergent. Clothing also lasts longer as a result of soft water cleaning.
  •  Pipes build up less scale which enables water heaters to consume less energy.
  • Soft water reduces the amount of cleaning agents that find their way into the drain. These agents pollute groundwater and water systems, and the cycle of polluted water entering a home repeats itself without a deterrent.

Choosing Your Home’s Water Softeners

Basically, there are four types of softeners from which to choose. These include ion exchange, magnetic, reverse osmosis, and salt free. Salt free water softeners are most often preferred by consumers. They do not require any chemicals or salt for their filters. Thus, water minerals are not affected. However, these softeners may adequately solve hard water problems.

Ion exchange softeners use sodium or potassium ions to exchange the water’s ions. These can sometime lengthen the life of dish washer and washing machines. However, with a high sodium content, this type of water softener is not the best choice for drinking water.

Magnetic softeners rely on magnetic fields to alter water. In this scenario, water will return to a hard stage again within two days. A reverse osmosis softener solutions can remove water impurities through pressure that forces water through a semi-permeable membrane. It is an effective solution that can remove up to 98 percent of impurities.

Call The Water Softener Experts

At D. Rohde Plumbing, Heating & AC, our seasoned plumbers can access your home’s needs and add a water softener to your water line. The best solution is sometimes to affect water that enters the home. Your water will taste better, your clothes will be cleaner and softer, and your dishes and silverware will show far fewer spots. Another big plus is that your faucets and pipes will experience less erosion. This all adds up to consumers being able to save more of their hard-earned money.

There is a big benefit to softening your water. Give our office a call to learn more about water filtration systems and water softeners. Our helpful staff is here to serve. We like the idea of being a one-stop-shopping superstore for every client plumbing need. We serve those customers living in Poughkeepsie, NY and surrounding areas.

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