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Is a Water Filtration System Really Worth the Investment?

5 Reasons to Invest in a Water Purification System

If you have become concerned about your home’s water quality or live in an area known for having poor water quality, you may be considering whether you should invest in a water filtration system (i.e. a single facet tiler, a whole filtration system, inline filtration system for your refrigerator, etc.).

However, you may also be wondering whether this is a worthwhile investment. Here are five reasons a water filtration system can benefit you and your home.

1. Faucet Water Can Contain Contaminants

While water is treated by the city, the water can become contaminated as it travels to your water line. Ground contaminants, animal waste, gas leaks, sewage, and runoff can decrease your water quality and enter your water.

A 2019 study revealed that drinking water can actually contain harmful PFA chemicals. Two common types of PFA chemicals that contaminate drinking water are Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). These chemicals can be found in food packaging coatings, non-stick cookware, fire-fighting foam, house dust, and groundwater in industrial areas and around manufacturing facilities.

2. You Can Save Money on Energy Costs

If you install a whole home water purification system, you will notice that your water-based appliances run more efficiently and decrease in your utility bill. Because the system reduces the hard water that runs throughout your home, limescale buildup and rust within your pipes will be removed, which can allow for more functionality and an increased lifespan of your water-based appliances.

3. Your Hair & Skin Health Can Improve

Hard water (i.e. unfiltered water with high mineral content) can have a negative effect on your skin and hair because a lot of harsh chemicals are found in hard water; hard water also does not easily dissolve bar soaps and shampoos, which can lead to you using more and more product to get suds or to a layer of undissolved soap being left behind on your skin (that clogs your pores).

4. You Can Reduce Plumbing Issues

As we mentioned, filtered water can reduce the rust and sediment that collects in your water and pipes, which is great for your home’s plumbing. Contaminated water can cause issues with your plumbing system and equipment, which can lead to an increased need for maintenance and repair appointments.

5. You Can Protect Yourself from Certain Illnesses

An investment in a water filtration system is also an investment in your and your family’s health. Unfiltered water can carry certain bacteria and illnesses, and a water filtration system can help eliminate particles that can negatively affect your immune system.

Professional Water Purification System Installation

For nearly 40 years, PF Plumbing has been providing our customers with high-quality services and personalized water purification solutions. If you want to install a water purification system in your home, our team is prepared to help you. Our technicians can work with you to determine what type of system is best for you and your needs and work tirelessly to ensure you and your family have safe and clean water. Known for treating our customers’ homes like our own and for being committed to excellence, you can trust us to get the job done right.

Call (336) 439-3040 or reach out online to book a service and/or discuss your water purification options with our team.

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