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Hard Water Kansas and Missouri: The Benefits of a Water Softener

The first water softener from RainSoft© was sold from a small garage just outside of Chicago, Illinois in 1953. Since then, the company has evolved into an industry leader in the treatment, filtering and water softener business, serving over a million homes and businesses throughout the world. These systems provide the best tasting drinking water, and the largest variety of quality water softener and treatment products and services available anywhere.

Having a water softener installed in your home or business makes sense when you consider the fact that it is arguably healthier than hard water, saves expense on repairs from damage to appliances and plumbing due to hard-water scale build-up, and the effectiveness of soaps and detergents improves.

Water Softener Hard Water American Home Services Kansas CityEven if your water looks, tastes and smells just fine there still can be lead and other contaminants in it. Lead enters your water on the way to the tap and an under-sink water softener with its pleated polyester cartridge filters out the lead and other harmful properties, improving the safety and quality of your water. A RainSoft© water softener removes hard ions from the water, resulting in a more smooth and gentle water.

American Home Services can install and maintain water softeners, water filtration systems and reverse osmosis drinking water systems. These products are built to last and American Home Services has the best trained and experienced service technicians in the industry. When you have this water softener installed in your home or business, you will have a drinking water system that has bottle-quality, crystal clear water for drinking and cooking, and a water treatment system that will save you money on energy bills. Also, with our RainSoft© water softener system, bathing and showering gets better – no soap film left on your skin! That’s because the metallic ions in hard water can bind with the various components in soaps and detergents, and this is what impedes foaming action, making it ineffective at removing soil or bacteria. This binding reaction forms a scum that remains after washing and rinsing.

Other unwanted factors with hard water is that after laundering, clothes can be stiff and turn “grungy” and dishes are “spotty” and don’t look or feel clean. People tend to use more soap and detergent when trying to clean things in hard water, and this causes environmental concerns that the excessive use of harsh cleaning products can harm the ground water. A water softener can also benefit homeowners because hard water can be destructive to plumbing, as long-term use of hard water causes mineral deposits, known as scale, that can accumulate and coat pipes and the insides of appliances, causing restriction of water flow and functionality. Repairs become more frequent and expenses rise.