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Why your house needs water treatment

There has been speculation about the need for water treatment through your home. Some believe it is not necessary while others swear by it. We are here to give you a view as to why it is important.

The guide will inform you exactly what water treatment can do for you and your home. You'll find out the various water treatment options, how they function, and also the advantages they offer you and your house

Wish to know even more? We pack this page with even more information.

Different Water Treatment Systems

Before we get into water treatment and the details, you need to first understand what water treatment does.

Activated Carbon Water Filters

The activated carbon in these systems removes contaminants in water by bonding with them when the water passes through. These are highly effective at eliminating:

  • Chlorine
  • Chloride
  • VOCs
  • Nitrate
  • Lithium
  • Phosphate
  • Microplastics
  • Pesticides
  • Herbicides

Carbon filters are the most effective system for removing trihalomethanes (THMs-- harmful chlorine byproducts) and various other volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

Reverse Osmosis Filter Systems

RO systems make use of a semi-permeable membrane layer that allows water molecules to travel through while blocking the molecules that are harmful. Reverse osmosis typically removes many more types of impurities; than carbon filters. In addition to what carbon filters eliminate, RO systems additionally filter out:

  • Viruses
  • Germs
  • Lead

There are some NSF-approved carbon filters designed to remove these contaminants as well. But many carbon filters let these contaminants slip right through.

Water Softeners

Water softeners are another type of filter; they are common as they make water gentler for your skin. This is done by removing extreme minerals like magnesium as well as calcium that make the water "hard" or irritable to the skin

The Benefits of Treating Your Water in Your Portland Home.

Now that you have learned about the different types of water filters, let's take a look at how they will help you and your home.

Health protection

After reading about the hazardous material that these different types of filters get rid of. Think about what would happen if these filters were not present.

These harmful chemicals have negatively impacted the lives of many people who do not have these types of filters. So much so, many new houses are being built with a wide variety of filtration systems.

Protect Your Appliances

Hard water is so named for a good reason. It's extremely damaging to any household appliances that normally come into contact with it (sink fixtures, dishwashers, washing machines, etc.). It's also not very nice to your skin, scalp, and clothing.

Conserve Money

One of the most common alternatives to home water filtration is buying cases of water. The convenience of water bottles has become more and more common over the years. However, as you buy these water bottles, think about how quickly you will recognize that you could have purchased a new filtration system.

Besides that, it's incredibly harmful to the environment. 70% of these containers end up in landfills-- where they'll remain for 500 years until they finally disintegrate or decompose.

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The Importance of Water Treatment in Portland

The value of water treatment for your household can't be understated. What's more vital than the health of your family as well as the environment?

See what the benefits of water treatment can do for you. Call us at 1-800-758-6237 or 503-676-3449 for more information and pricing. Or click here to find other 1-800-Plumber locations, nationwide.

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