Hot water is a home essential but there is no limit to the money you spend on energy bills, water heater replacement and repair. Many households in the United States, especially in areas like Arizona end up paying too much in energy bills and heater repair cost because they do not realize the real culprit behind these problems: the hard water! Often times you may end up discouraged with your plumber for installing what you believe is a ‘low quality’ product in your home because your water heater does not delivery hot water quick enough, but the issue make not be the heater at all, but the water being fed into it.
Why Should You Install a Whole House Filter?
If you install a water purification system in your home, you will reduce maintenance costs on your water heater. Next time your garage floods because your water heater went out, just open it to see the sediments and bad odor; this is usually caused by minerals in the hard water and it affects the hot water production as well because sediment builds up on the walls, preventing heat sinks being in direct contact with the water. In some areas, the water hardness is too high; so much so that a thick layer of minerals will form on the heater walls and it will take hours for the water to heat up.
When you’re water heater is full of hard, calcium-rich water it constantly work to keep your water hot. Sometimes the cost to replace your hot water is more economical than repairing it because newer models are more energy efficient. The permanent solution to these problems and to enjoy instant hot water, you need to install a high efficiency whole house water softener so that can make your water soft. You will also save on your energy bills and all your plumbing fixtures and pipes will last much longer.