Water Softeners - Kerrville, TX
In the Kerrville area, water softeners are needed if you have ‘hard’ water. Hard water contains a lot of calcium and magnesium and can damage your plumbing pipes, fixtures, faucets and appliances.
Water softeners remove these excess minerals and help extend the life your plumbing pipes, fixtures and appliances, while substantially decreasing the amount of soap, shampoo and detergent used daily.
Our Kerrville Soft Water - water softener specialists, will consult with you on the best water softener system, and help to not just sell you a water softener system, but provide you with options for the best water softener system that meets your needs.
Water quality is increasingly important to people in the Kerrville area and across the Texas Hill Country. For drinking water, we recommend that you install some type of water filtration systems. Some well water in the Kerrville area is contaminated with naturally occurring bacteria. Other well water systems suffer from man-made pollutants. And still other water just tastes bad and smells bad. Our whole house water filtration systems can improve the quality and taste of your water.
Kerrville Hard Water Problems
Most homes in the Kerrville area have hard water to some extent, including those on municipal water supplies. Exactly how hard your water is will vary depending on where you live. Hard water is caused by groundwater dissolving and carrying away minerals, most often calcium & magnesium, from rock and limestone.
When hard water comes in contact with water heating elements or hot surfaces, it forms “scale” that builds up and shortens the life of water-using appliances like your water heater. Hard water also leaves deposits on your plumbing fixtures, tubs, sinks, dishes, silverware and glassware that are virtually impossible to clean. With hard water, soaps and detergents aren’t rinsed completely away, leaving a soap residue in your tub and shower (bathtub ring), on your laundry and even on you. Water softeners remove the hardness minerals and some forms of iron.
Most Kerrville water softeners use a process called ion exchange to soften water. Quite simply, within a water softener tank, calcium and magnesium (hardness) in water are exchanged with sodium or potassium (soft water ions). When the system can no longer make this exchange, it regenerates (cleans itself) so that it can once again exchange the hardness ions for soft ones. You may have heard about “salt-less water softeners” and magnetic or electronic descalers that are marketed today; however, none of these devices have proven as effective in actually removing hardness minerals as a standard water softener that uses ion exchange technology. Hard water contains dissolved calcium, magnesium and, in many cases, iron. Most homes in and around Kerrville have hard water, whether it is supplied by a private well or a municipality. In many cases, Kerrville homeowners don’t realize they have hard water or the constant and expensive harm it causes.
Many homeowners mistake the telltale signs of hard water and blame the problems on inadequate cleaners and detergents and poor performing appliances. Or they resign themselves to the fact that these problems are simply a way of life. Dry skin and hair, bathtub ring, spots on glass and silverware, dull, dingy clothing, disappointing performance and a shortened life expectancy of water-using appliances are all problems frequently caused by hard water. Most don’t realize how much time, money and energy is spent fighting the hard water battle.
If you're tired of wasting money and time dealing with hard water problems, give us a call. We will provide you with a Free Water Hardness Test and the Kerrville Water Softener that is right for your family and your home.
Kerrville Soft Water Co (830) 257-0045
Your Local - Family Owned & Operated Water Conditioning Company