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How Your Plumbing Affects Your Water Quality

Indoor plumbing is a modern-day convenience that plays a significant role in your family’s everyday life. Our plumbing fixtures must work correctly for our comfort and health. However, more often than not, homeowners forget the relationship between their pipes and their water supply.

The state of your plumbing has a tremendous impact on the quality of water you receive from your faucets and taps. Here’s how you can ensure that your plumbing fixtures aren’t lessening the quality of water your family consumes daily:

How Plumbing Affects Your Water Quality

Many customers come to us with concerns that they have ‘hard water‘ without knowing why or how. When minerals build up inside your water heating or supply pipes, it can be dislodged and carried along with your water. These minerals will dissolve into your water source unless you remove them with a filtration system or water softener. Over time, the high mineral content in your water supply can cause the performance and appearance of your home’s appliances and plumbing fixtures to decrease. Your dishwasher and sinks may risk developing leaks.

How to Maintain Your Plumbing

Ultimately, excellent plumbing helps to ensure that you stay comfortable in your home. You can protect your water supply by maintaining your pipes and plumbing fixtures properly. Though maintenance requires time and money, the overall cost is still less than shelling out dollars for major plumbing repairs for leaks or a burst pipe.  Reduce the wear and tear on your plumbing by scheduling routine appointments with your local plumber. They will check your pipes, water heater, and fixtures to ensure that they’re all working efficiently.

At Aquarius Water Conditioning, our professional master plumbers and plumbing technicians are experts at troubleshooting and repairing all types of leaks and problem plumbing situations. We also offer a water leak detection system.

Options for Improved Water Quality

If your home has hard water, reach out to our experts at Aquarius Water Conditioning for information about water softening systems. Adding a water softening system will assist your plumbing in ensuring that your family’s water is clean. Our Kinetico Water Systems will reduce the mineral content in your water and leave you with well-functioning plumbing fixtures, soft skin and hair, and great tasting drinking water.

We also provide a FREE analysis to test for hard water in your Minnesota or Wisconsin home. Contact us today to learn more and to schedule an appointment!

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