What You Didn’t Know About Hard Water

How much do you really know about hard water? Are you aware of the effects it can have on you and your family? This video goes over the differences between hard and soft water. Now, let’s get into it!

Did you know that over 13 million households get their water from private wells? When people say water is hard or soft, they aren’t talking about how the water feels but what mineral content is actually in the water. Water that has a higher concentration of minerals constitutes as hard water. So, what are these minerals? Hard water consists of more calcium and magnesium.

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These minerals are picked from rocks as it flows through rivers and wells to get to your home’s water system. Let’s talk about the few effects it has on our homes.

Hard water in your home can cause more scum on the sides of your tubs and showers. It can also leave behind limescale, which is really difficult to get off faucets and pots. So, how can all of this be avoided? By water softening. To learn more about why you should consider water softening services, contact JB Water Well today.

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