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Top 10 Benefits of Water Softening

Water is a generally inexpensive commodity for most people and is used so prevalently. You probably use water a lot more than you even realize. There are so many appliances in your home that require water to work. You also use water for cleaning, showering, drinking, etc. Since you are constantly using water, it’s important to understand the benefits of installing a water softening system.

Here is a list of our top 10 reasons for installing a water softening system.

  • Cleaner dishes
  • Longer lifespan of appliances using water
  • Brighter whites and colors after fabric is washed
  • Smoother and softer skin and hair
  • Softer clothes
  • Less mineral buildup on faucets
  • Less buildup in plumbing
  • Softened water heats quicker
  • Less money spent on utilities, because cleaning and water heating are easier

Most people also say that softened water tastes better. That is a much more subjective benefit, but you may agree, especially if there is a metallic taste to your water. Minerals in your water can’t be seen, but over years and years of flowing through the same pipes and appliances, there is residue that is left behind. Without a water softener, that residue can cause appliances to breakdown. If you’re washing dishes, clothing, or just doing general cleaning with hard water, you’ll find that there is a mineral residue following cleaning. Having fewer minerals in your water has many benefits, and that’s why it’s worth it to consider having a water softening system installed.