Water test in Plainville

Hard Water Solutions

Water is considered “hard” when your Plainville water contains higher levels of dissolved calcium and magnesium. It makes cleaning clothes more difficult, creates streaking on dishes and glasses, scaling on faucets and shower heads and makes cleaning your hair and skin well a challenge. It can also damage your home’s piping distribution system if not corrected. There are high efficiency filtration solutions that will condition your water by removing these minerals through the proven ion exchange water softening process.

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Water Softener with Sediment Filtration

A water softener is a type of whole house water filtration system that is designed for removing magnesium & calcium, as well as dissolved iron and manganese from the water.  For water with high levels of iron or manganese (“the stainers”), an “up-flow” water softener is recommended to prevent mineral build-up in the bottom of the water softener.  Also, high efficiency water softeners that are more efficient with both water and salt usage are preferred.

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BAD ODORS & TASTE  chlorine smell and taste in water Plainville, MA

In addition to the above systems described, there are many other types of systems to remove bad tastes & odors, sediment and other objectionable minerals and contaminants in the water.  If you are experiencing a rotten egg smell in water, you likely have hydrogen sulfide in your well water or possibly a high level of manganese.  A water test and analysis will lead to the best approach.  For more information on bad odors & taste in your water, see the link at https://h2ocare.com/bad-odor-taste. 

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H2O Care is an established, full service water filtration and testing organization originally formed in 1989 with offices in Hudson, MA and Middleton, MA and service depot in Plymouth. See our published articles in Water Technology Magazines at www.h2ocare/pub. Contact us at service@h2ocare.com or 800-539-1100.