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Brenneco Plumbing is Ready to Handle Your Plumbing Problems

Brenneco Plumbing logoKnowing a good plumber can come in handy when you find water collecting on your floor, a drain plugged up, or you are tired of drinking rusty or smelly water.

Brenneco Plumbing has been taking care of our community’s plumbing needs for over 40 years.  It has the experienced and trained plumbers that can help you with any of your plumbing needs. Read more

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Water Softener Problems

Signs Your Water Softener Isn’t Working Properly

clear-water-being-poured-into-a-glassFor most of us in central Indiana where hard water is prevalent, a water softener is pretty much a necessity. It’s one of those items that we depend on to work all the time and don’t fully appreciate until it stops working properly.

Mostly likely, your water softener doesn’t just break and stop working all at once, but over time it slowly stops completely softening your water.  Here are a few signs that your water softener may need to be serviced. Read more

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How to Eliminate Hard Water

How Important is Soft Water in Your Life?

Nearly 85% of the U.S. has hard water. You notice this most when washing dishes, doing laundry, or showering.  You see watermarks on your faucets, even though you just cleaned them.  There’s excessive lime and chalk buildup in your sinks and showers. And even your skin and hair feel dry and itchy after you’ve washed.
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Will a Water Softener Remove Rust?

You’ve tried just about everything, but you just can’t get rid of the rust stains in your shower, on your sinks, and even on your white clothes. This is a more common problem than people realize. But, what if you could stop scrubbing all together? Water softeners don’t only reduce rust stains from water, but eliminate rust altogether. Read more

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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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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