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Soften Your Albuquerque Home’s Water

‘Hard water’ is filled with minerals. As water is pumped up from underground aquifers, or flows through canyons into the Rio Grande, it picks up minerals that remain in the water once it arrives at your home.

$200 Off A New Water Softener

Receive $200 off when you have us install a new water softener! We also offer financing with payments as low as $72/month (WAC).

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Protect Your Pipes with Our Water Softeners.

While hard water is safe to drink, it’s not ideal for your home in several other ways. The high mineral content can lead to pipe scaling and mineral buildup in your home’s water heater. Hard water prevents soaps and detergents from working effectively, leads to water spots on everything from faucets to dishes, and can even irritate skin by drying it out.

Around here, our homes are no strangers to hard water problems. Here in Albuquerque, our tap water ranges from 120-150 PPM. In Santa Fe, it’s upwards of 150 PPM. As a whole, the U.S. Geological Survey classifies the entire state of New Mexico as having ‘moderately hard’ to ‘very hard’ water. The solution is a water softener, professionally installed by our plumbers.

  • Here in Albuquerque, we have very hard water.
  • Our water softeners are a perfect fit for homes.

Hard Water Is Hard On Your Home

Pipe Scaling

As mineral-laden content passes through your pipes, some of those minerals leach out, forming deposits on the interior walls of the pipe. With enough time, this ‘scaling’ can start to block the flow.

Appliance Damage

Hard water can lead to scaling buildup in washing machines and dishwashers, limiting their lifespan. Hard water also reduces the effectiveness of soap and detergent, making cleaning harder.

Soap Scum

Homes with hard water problems typically notice discoloration on faucets and fixtures. Those are hard water stains, sometimes known as ‘soap scum.’ They can make your kitchen feel much older.

Ineffective Detergents

The minerals in hard water prevent soaps—including dish soap, hand soap, and laundry detergent—from working as effectively, which means you need to use more soap to finish basic cleaning tasks.

Spotty Dishes

Hard water stains can cause spotting on your glassware and silverware, which means you’ll have to clean everything twice before you host that next dinner party with your friends or family.

Irritated Skin

In the shower, hard water causes soap to adhere to skin, often causing it to dry out. This leads to skin irritation, especially in the times of year when your home’s air is also incredibly dry.

Soften Your Water

Our whole-home water softener is a game-changer for homes here in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. This salt- and potassium-free system uses electric descaling to remove minerals from your home’s tap water.

Here's How It Works

Effective Water Softening

Water goes through the dual-action mixed media filter.

The water is filtered through a dual-action mixed media filter, which reduces or removes harmful chemicals through absorption and oxidation.

It’s then filtered through channels.

As the water goes through this media, it creates “channels” where it is filtered.

The electronic descaler removes minerals.

Once filtered, the water goes through an electronic descaler, which uses high-frequency electronic pulses to change the chemical state of the calcium and magnesium so your body can absorb them.

There’s no salt or potassium required.

Many water softeners rely on salt or potassium to absorb minerals and soften water. Not only does this regularly mean the system needs to be ‘recharged,’ but it also results in a brine byproduct that’s bad for the environment. In contrast, our water filtration system uses an electronic descaler system.

The Benefits Are Clear

Improved water heater efficiency.

By reducing the mineral and scale buildup in your home’s water heater tank, a water filtration system can help it operate more efficiently, saving you on your utility bills every month.

Reduced scale buildup in your pipes.

By softening your home’s water, water filtration systems help prevent pipe scaling. This mineral buildup can accelerate the date your home’s pipes and plumbing need to be replaced.

Extended life for dishwashers and washers.

Hard water is rough on appliances like your dishwasher and washing machine. With this system, you can ensure these appliances last longer and run better. Detergents and soaps will also work better!

Softer skin, shinier hair after showering.

The minerals in hard water can sap the moisture from your skin and hair, leaving you feeling dry when you step out of the shower. With softened water, soap washes off more effectively, too.

Better tasting food and water.

Washing fruits and vegetables with hard water can lead to flavors and nutrients being leached out of your dinner. You’ll notice the difference when you taste pasta made with softened, purified water.

Brighter, longer-lasting clothes.

Hard water attacks the fibers in clothes, draining them of their once-vibrant colors and causing other damage. Softened water is great for preserving the color and look of your favorite outfits.

Save With Wagner Discounts

Up to $1,100 OFF Water Heater & Install

Wagner’s $200 Water Heater Install Discount applies to standard and tankless water heaters. Plus, get a New Mexico Gas Company credit up to $375 on select water heaters, and up to $600 Federal Tax Credit.
We also offer financing with payments as low as $35/month (WAC).
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*Offer excludes commercial properties. Available for a limited time. New Mexico Gas rebate is available only to New Mexico Gas customers. New Mexico Gas Company offers rebates up to $300 on select high-efficiency ENERGY STAR certified tankless gas water heaters. Terms and conditions apply. See here for rebate details. Federal tax credit available for certain high-efficiency water heaters. Please see for details.

$200 OFF a New Water Softener

Receive $200 off when you have us install a new water softener! We also offer financing with payments as low as $72/month (WAC).

Terms & Conditions
Limited Time Only
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Offer valid on select systems. Available for a limited time. Call for details.

$38 Water Heater Flush & Home Inspection*

Maintenance on your water heater will keep it and your plumbing working properly.

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*Normal business hours. Coupon must be presented at the time of service. Cannot be combined with any other offers or coupons. All prices do not include tax. Valid in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Placitas, Corrales, East Mountains, and Los Lunas. $99 Tankless Water Heater Flush.

What Our Clients Are Saying

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For nearly a century, Wagner has been your local home services team. Local homeowners have always been able to count on our team for their home’s plumbing repair needs. Give us a call today.

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Since 1928, Wagner has been your trusted, local team for all your home service needs. We’re proud to serve the Albuquerque and Santa Fe metro areas, including the communities of Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Rio Rancho, Los Lunas, Bernalillo, and Belen.


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