The Sunny Plumber Blog : Archive for the ‘Water Treatment Systems’ Category

Hard Times Caused by Hard Water

Monday, August 13th, 2018

sunny-plumbersOkay, so hard times may be pushing it just a little bit. After all, it is not as though you are going to fall seriously ill due to hard water in your home, as you certainly could with other water quality issues. Why is hard water such a big deal, then? Well, that is precisely what we are going to explore today. By the time you’re done with this post, you’ll understand why you need to soften up the water in your house.

We’ll also tell you just how you can do that in a very simple and convenient manner. Our goal is not to have you calling us out to your home every few weeks to fix another problem. It is to provide you with the effective solutions that you need to get the most out of your plumbing system. Of course, if and when something should go wrong, you’ll want to contact the professional plumbers here at The Sunny Plumber Tucson right away.

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3 Benefits of Using a Water Softener

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

baby-in-bathIf we were to ask you to name a serious plumbing problem that you may encounter in your home, your first reaction may be to say a major leak or a failed water heater. What if we asked you to name a serious issue with your water quality? You’d probably say something along the lines of contaminants that make the water unsafe to drink. Not all problems that you’ll encounter are quite as immediate or threatening as these, though. However, they can still be serious.

This is the case with hard water, one of the most common problems that modern homeowners today face with their plumbing systems. The good news is that there is a simple solution to help you resolve the issues that hard water can create. This is the use of a water softener in Tucson, AZ. We install great water softeners, and are happy to help you enjoy the many benefits that these systems have to offer. 

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Signs You Need a Water Treatment System

Monday, January 16th, 2017

If you get your water from the city, you should know that it goes through pretty extensive treatment facilities before it reaches you. That level of treatment removes a lot of harmful materials from your water, but it does not remove everything. There can occasionally be higher concentrations of harmful materials in your water than there should be. If you want to improve your water quality, the best thing to do is to install a water treatment system. Watch for these signs that you should install one.

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How to Tell if You Need a Water Softener

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Of all the many problems that can afflict your plumbing system, one of the most common and damaging is lime scale. Lime scale is a type of mineral deposit formed by long-term exposure to hard water. While not dangerous to your health, it can damage your plumbing system to the point where large parts of it will need to be replaced. The best way to deal with hard water issues is to install a whole-house water softener in your home. Read on to find out more about water softeners, and how to tell if you need one.

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What is the Point of Water Treatment Systems?

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Depending on where you live, you may not think that water treatment systems are really worth the investment. After all, doesn’t your city already put the water supply through an extensive treatment process before piping it to you? They may, but that doesn’t mean that you’re well-protected against harmful contaminants in your water supply. Read on to find out why you might want to install a water treatment system.

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3 Steps Toward Better Drinking Water in Tucson

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Does your water taste funny? Does it make you suspicious that there could be something wrong with it? It’s important that your drinking water be absolutely safe for the entire family, but also that it taste good. That’s not too much to ask. Here are 3 ways to improve the overall water quality of your home. 

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Which Water Treatment System Would Serve Me Best?

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

If you’re using a city water main to provide fresh water to your home, then all of the water you use is heavily filtered before it gets to you. Municipal water treatment facilities are pretty good at their jobs, removing the majority of harmful substances from your water long before it gets to your home. However, the process is not 100% effective. There are still many different kinds of contaminants that can make it into your home, harming you or your plumbing or both. A water treatment system is the best way to deal with these issues, but there are many different kinds on the market. Read on for a brief outline of a couple of the more common water treatment options.

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Should I Install a Water Softener in My Home?

Monday, April 4th, 2016

A water softener is a great thing to have in your home, providing that you need it in the first place. Not all homes in the country struggle with hard water, though many of them do. If you do happen to have a hard water problem in your home, you are setting yourself up for a lot of issues down the road if you don’t have a water softener installed. Let’s take a look at some of the ways that you can tell if you need a water softener installed in your home.

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How to Tell if You Have a Hard Water Problem

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Hard water is one of the biggest threats that your plumbing system can face. It’s caused by water percolating through layers of limestone before being pumped into your home, carrying with it large amounts of calcium and magnesium. Prolonged hard water exposure leads to lime scale, large mineral deposits that can restrict the flow of water. This is especially dangerous for the various pipes in your home. Since you probably can’t physically examine the inside of your pipes on a regular basis, take a look at some of the other ways you can tell if you have a hard water problem in your home.

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Where Hard Water Comes from, and Why It’s a Threat

Monday, October 12th, 2015

You’ve probably already heard quite a lot about hard water, and the kinds of damage it can do. What you probably don’t hear as often, though, is what hard water actually is. Hard water is a very common problem across the United States, and is largely focused in areas with certain geological features. Let’s take a look at why those areas have a hard water problem, and why you should care.

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