Water Softener Services in Blanco, TX
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If you’re a Texas native, you likely know that most parts of the state are notorious for having hard water — especially in the Hill Country. Hard water can cause all sorts of unfortunate issues for the residents of towns like Blanco. Fortunately, however, Blanco AC, Electrical & Plumbing is here to help by providing all the information you need about hard water and offering solutions to free your home from the problems caused by hard water.
What Is Hard Water?
You’ve likely heard all about hard water, but it’s not exactly a self-explanatory term. Simply put, water hardness is a measure of the number of dissolved minerals – usually calcium and magnesium — in water. Hard water is water with a higher than normal amount of dissolved minerals in it. But how do you know if your water is hard?
It’s not difficult to detect hard water in your home. If your hands feel slimy after you wash them or your water glasses have gotten white film or residue on them over time, you have hard water. Maybe your sinks, toilets and appliances have become ridden with stains and buildup. This is hard water residue, or “scale,” due to the high mineral content of your water.
Common Hard Water Problems
While all water has minerals such as calcium and magnesium in it, too much of these minerals can have negative effects. Some of these include:
- Hard water stains on surfaces that often get wet (toilets, sinks, showers, tubs, dishes, etc.)
- Mineral buildup in pipes and appliances that blocks the flow of water
- Dry or irritated skin
- Residue buildup in hair
- Increased soap and detergent use (hard water makes lathering more difficult)
While a little residue on your glasses doesn’t seem like a big deal, buildup in your pipes and appliances can cause leaks, inefficient operation and even require early replacement. Dealing with the problems caused by hard water will cost you more time and money in the long run than tackling the source of the issue.
How Water Softeners Work
Water softeners are the preferred solution to hard water problems. All of the water you use in your home will first filter through this system, which uses sodium ions to capture minerals in your water and remove them, sending clean, “soft” water into your home for use. Whether you’re showering, doing laundry or cleaning the dishes, soft water will make the experience easier and prevent damage from hard water.
Expert Water Softener Installation and Repair
Whether you need to replace your current water softener or invest in your first water softener system, Blanco AC’s expert plumbers will make the installation process simple and easy. From choosing a system to installation, we promise fast, high-quality workmanship and excellent customer service. You’ll immediately see the difference in your water.
If your current water softener isn’t working as it should, repairs may be in order. When you call the experts at Blanco AC, our technicians will come out as soon as possible to pinpoint the problem and recommend repairs. We guarantee you’ll be satisfied with our services — if not, we’ll come back and make it right.
Blanco Water Softener Services
Since 1994, Blanco AC has been providing expert HVAC, electrical and plumbing services to our community. Family-owned and operated in Blanco, we treat every customer like family because we’re your neighbors. That’s why those who choose our services become customers for life.
Blanco AC, Electrical & Plumbing offers the water softener installation and water softener repair Blanco residents count on to keep their hard water in check. Contact us today to schedule a repair appointment or start the installation process.