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Five Signs Your Water Softener Isn’t Working Properly

A water softener is a part of your home that you may not fully appreciate until it suddenly stops working. The sooner you notice that something in your water softener is not right, the easier it will most likely be to fix. In today’s blog post, we’re going to discuss five signs that your water softener is not working as it should be and how to fix it. Read more

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Your Complete Guide to Choosing a Water Softener

Your dishes are covered with water spots. Your shower is stained orange from rust. Your clothes are dingy and scratchy. You’ve just discovered that you have hard water in your home, and we feel sorry for you. Not to worry, where you live geographically does factor into what is in your water; however, it doesn’t dictate whether or not you can solve this problem. In fact, anyone can have clean, healthy water free of hard depositing minerals. The solution? Install or upgrade a water softener! But just which model is right for you? How much water your family consumes, what is in your water, and your budget are all factors that can help narrow down the choice. Read more

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Is Bad Water Killing Your Plumbing?

Poor water quality can have an incredibly negative effect on the lifespan of your plumbing. If not corrected, mineral buildup can shorten the life of your water-using appliances, fixtures and pipes. Here are a few reasons you should consider taking advantage of water conditioning services.

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Why Is Clean Water Important?

In the United States, we’re blessed to have access to billions of gallons of safe, clean water. Most of us turn on the faucet, fill a glass, and take a sip without worrying about the possibility of contaminants or if our water might harm our health. But, do you know why we have access to clean drinking water or what could happen if we suddenly didn’t?

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5 Reasons You Should Install a Water Filter

We don’t think about it very often, but our bodies use water in countless ways. Yes, water quenches thirst, but did you realize that it also lubricates your joints, nourishes and protects your organs, keeps your body temperature normal, and plays a large role in removing waste from your body? Our bodies are primarily composed of water, and we can’t live more than a week without it. Put simply, we need H2O!

But if your water doesn’t taste or smell good or if your water contains contaminants, you might not want to drink water or might be doing your body more harm than good. By filtering your water, you can eliminate these problems and others. Here are five reasons installing a water filter can benefit you and your family!  

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Airing Hard Water | Brenneco Plumbing

Airing Hard Water’s “Dirty Laundry”

We know you already do laundry more than you really want to, but what if hard water is making your clothes dingier and rougher? Here are some of the many cons of hard water and how a water softener can make your laundry days (and life in general) easier.

Hard water takes a toll on your appliances…

Airing Hard Water | Brenneco PlumbingHard water comes right out of the ground and contains minerals like calcium and magnesium. These chemicals like to clog and corrode pipes and appliances, especially your washing machine (which can use up to 27 gallons of water per load, depending on the model you have). Because your washing machine uses hot water, that places it more at risk for hard water damage or even machine failure, since heat makes the clogging, corroding, and scale deposit buildup even worse. Read more