Everything You Need to Know About Water Filtration Systems

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Everyone needs water. From bathing to cooking to cleaning, it’s easy to forget how important it is in our day-to-day lives. Luckily, most public water here on the Central Coast is generally safe to drink, but every source of water contains some level of contamination. Throughout the county, many homes suffer from hard water, which is contamination from environmental, biological, and even industrial pollution. However, pollution isn’t the only contributor to hard water—old plumbing systems and naturally occurring minerals can build up, and continual exposure over a long period of time can be problematic.

Many folks deal with the bad, metallic taste of hard water by only drinking bottled water. But this practice simply doesn’t cut it. Not only is it unsustainable, contaminants in water can still affect you in other ways, like through your shower. Although water filter pitchers like the Brita are a great start to cleaner water, it’s best to invest in a whole home filtration system. That’s why our friendly Grover Beach plumbing pros are here today to give you the download on water filtration systems.

Heavy duty whole house filter systems

There are a variety of home filtration systems, ranging from standard capacity to heavy duty whole house filter systems. The one you pick depends on the level of contaminants in your water. Some homes require Heavy duty whole house filter systems, which can be pricey. But the higher initial cost is offset by their quality and durability—these filters can protect your water up to 10 years before you need to replace it or buy a new one.

Standard capacity water whole house filter systems

These filters work great for most homes with mild hard water. These are usually smaller and cheaper. If you’re curious about the installation process of these filters, give one of our friendly plumbers in Grover beach a call today.

Ultimately, getting a water testing kit is a great way to decide what level of filtration you need. Some home simply need a water purifying installed in their sink for drinking water, and a good showerhead filter. If you have any questions or concerns about hard water in your home, don’t hesitate to reach out. Our plumbers in Grover Beach would be happy to answer any and all of your questions, and go over your water filtration options.

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