Updated: Aug 4
Whether you get your water from a private well or public water supply, having a plumber install a whole-home filtration system is essential. Professionals install these systems where water enters your home’s plumbing system to ensure it filters all the water. While some may consider it a considerable investment, installing a water filtration system has numerous benefits...
Cleaner, safer water.
From the source to your home, water goes through many places, with numerous chances of getting contaminated. A water filtration system eliminates contaminants like bacteria, viruses, chlorine, heavy metals, organic chemicals, and other contaminants, offering you and your family clean and safe water.
Better tasting water.
Besides making the water cleaner, a filtration system helps improve its taste and smell. Without the minerals, chemicals, and contaminants affecting its taste and smell, your water becomes better for drinking, cooking, and other household tasks.
Healthier hair and skin.
Chemicals like chlorine in water could irritate people with sensitive skin and conditions like psoriasis or eczema. They could also be harsh on the hair, causing an itchy and dry scalp plus dry hair.
While a water filtration system might sound expensive to install, it will help you save more money in the long run without buying bottled water. It also helps you save money on other water treatment methods that might be less effective. It also helps save on buying soap and other cleaning products. That is because water with many minerals and contaminants takes longer to lather than filtered water.
You reduce your bottled water intake by using a home water filtration system. That reduces the carbon footprint released when manufacturing them and reduces waste in landfills.
When your water has a lot of minerals, it causes scale and mineral accumulation on the appliances that use water, like dishwashers, water heaters, and washing machines. That reduces their effectiveness, making them work harder, eventually breaking down faster and more often. The buildup also happens on plumbing pipes, which could cause corrosion, clogs, and structural damage.
A whole-home filtration system has numerous benefits that help balance its initial investment cost. Therefore, if you are dubious about water quality in your home, install a water filtration system to enjoy the above benefits and more.