A Note For New Homeowners, Part 1To new homeowners the joy of home ownership is sometimes spoiled when they find out that they have water that is less than desirable. This happens to be a pretty high percentage of the homes in the United States. No matter what the water problem/s might be, "Point-of-Entry" water treatment is the best solution, whatever the problem/s might be.
In some states, the water is extremely hard and homeowners require a water softener to protect their investment and save money. In other areas, the water may have high levels of chlorine, chloramine and other chemicals that are undesirable and possibly dangerous to their families which need to be removed from the homes water supply. In other areas, the water may have strange tastes or odors that need to be treated. There are many families that actually have all of these problems.
The professional water treatment industry comes to the rescue and supplies the treatment that the family deserves and vitally needs, even when the homebuilder did not have the home plumbed so a system could be installed. The Homebuilder probably saved a few hundred bucks by not pre-plumbing the home for a softener. There are even some homes where there is no way to shut off the water except at the meter pit!
If you have hard water and don't have a water softener, you are already losing money with increased soap usage, extra energy spent in heating water and plumbing and appliance repair. There are some homes that have limited space, no drain available, or plumbing that is impossible to reach, but, for the most part, a home can get softened water. This might take a plumber or other water professional, but many DIY homeowners put in systems! TO BE CONTINUED…