Hard water is very common in Oklahoma. As a matter of fact, it is responsible for millions of dollars’ worth of failed appliances and equipment every year. In affected homes, hard water can leave mineral deposits in household appliances such as dishwashers and washing machines, reducing their lifespan.
Hard water contains dissolved minerals, such as calcium and magnesium. These minerals come from rocks that the water passes over on its way to your home.
These minerals are not harmful to your health. However, they can cause damage to water using appliances and devices in your home. Examples of such items include toilets and faucets.
Hard water can even make it difficult to keep your home, clothes, and even your hair and skin clean. JB Water Well offers quality installation for water softening in Oklahoma City area homes.
Hard water isn’t harmful, but it can cause problems for your water well system. Hard water refers to water that contains a high amount of dissolved magnesium and calcium.
This buildup of minerals can impact your plumbing fixtures, your well system, and how your soap and detergent work. JB Water Well offers installation of quality water softeners you need to reduce the mineral buildup in your water.
JB Water Well’s Water Softeners work to remove calcium, magnesium, and other metals from hard water. These minerals in your water can make it difficult to clean clothes, dishes, and your body. This happens because the calcium ions in the water bond with the soap.
There are three components involved in a water softener. These components include a control valve, mineral tank, and brine tank. These components working together remove the calcium, magnesium, and other minerals from your hard water using a process called ion exchange.
When hard water goes into a tank with resin beads, the beads made of polystyrene and sodium ions remove minerals. Sodium ions are negative, while calcium and magnesium in water are positive, so they are drawn to each other.
The beads grab onto the mineral ions in your water and remove them as the water passes through the mineral tank. As a result, hard water goes into the mineral tank and softened water flows back out into your home.
If you’re experiencing hard water in your home, JB Water Well has the water softener you need. For more information on how to get soft water for your home or to schedule an appointment, contact JB Water Well today.
Water filters are beneficial in helping the appearance, odor, taste, and overall health of your well water. They trap sediments, like sand and dirt that can make your water appear murky, smell bad, and taste funny. This prevents dirt from entering your home, which saves you money by making your appliances and fixtures last longer. If the filter wasn’t trapping this sediment, it would cause clogging in your pipes, toilet tank, or corrode your fixtures!
Whole house water filters are inexpensive and easy to maintain. You just replace the filter occasionally, based on the sediment rate of your well and that’s it. You have cleaner, clearer, better tasting water and you are protecting your largest investment – your HOME!
JB Water Well recommends all houses on a water well have a whole house filter. We install a larger 4-inch filter to maximize the flow rate and pressure throughout the house.