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‘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.
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. At Wagner, we’re proud to partner with Krystal Klear and install their whole-home water softeners and water filtration systems.
Let’s test just how hard your home’s water is. Schedule a free water test with our team. Give us a call or fill out the form to get started.
What is your water like?
Hard water is hard on your home.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The very best for your home.
Soften your water with Krystal Klear.
The Krystal Klear 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.
It’s then filtered through channels.
The electronic descaler removes minerals.
There’s no salt or potassium required.
The benefits are Klear.
Here’s what you get with Krystal Klear.
Improved water heater efficiency.
By reducing the mineral and scale buildup in your home’s water heater tank, a Krystal Klear 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, Krystal Klear 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.
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