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It’s Time to Eliminate Hard Water in Your Home

Hard water is one of those issues in your home that might not seem like a big deal—what’s a little soap scum in the long run, right? The thing is, hard water might seem like it’s not that big of a deal, but it is. Hard water affects every aspect of your plumbing system, the quality of your home, and even your hair, skin, and nails.

If you’re unsure if you have hard water in your home, we have a quick checklist for you to run through below. You can contact our plumber in Chestermere, AB to get your plumbing system back on track and make your home function like new again. Don’t trust any other team! Choose our team—Happy Today or You Don’t Pay.

What’s Hard Water?

So we’re throwing around a bit of a technical term here—you might wonder “what is hard water?” Hard water is water in your home that has a high concentration of minerals like calcium or magnesium. This might not sound like a big issue on the surface level—we could all use a little calcium in our diet, right? This is true, but excess levels of calcium or magnesium can adversely affect your plumbing system, home comfort, and even your hair, skin, and nails. Hard water can really wear down your home over time. Make sure that you do your home justice by ridding your home of hard water with the care of a professional.  

A Few Signs that You Have It

There’s no alarm that sounds in your home when your water is hard. You’re going to have to know the signs. Now, we’re HVAC enthusiasts here at our company because it’s our livelihood, but we’re realistic, so we don’t expect you to be experts. We’ve created a list of signs below so that you can notice the hard water in your home and act as soon as possible.

  • You have strange stains in your toilet bowl, sink, or any other space that accumulates water in your home
  • Your water tastes funny or smells funny
  • You’re always cleaning soap scum from your home’s surfaces
  • Your hair, nails, or skin are dry, brittle, or filmy
  • Your pipes are easily clogged
  • Your water pressure is low
  • Your clothes are dingy or stiff after a run through the laundry
  • Your appliances are suffering
  • You always have spots on your dishes, flatware, or glassware

If you’ve read all the signs of hard water above it and realize that you have a problem in your home you’re not alone. There are so many homes across the country that have a major problem with hard water. You can contact our team of professionals to ensure that you’re getting the best work possible from our technicians. We have all the licensing and experience that you need. We can eliminate hard water in your home and make sure that it doesn’t happen again in the future.

Contact Ace Plumbing and Heating today to schedule an appointment with our professional plumbers today.

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