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Not Sure You Need A Home Water Treatment System? 4 Reasons To Consider One

You just moved to a new city. You've discovered that you now have to deal with hard, cloudy water. You're thinking about having a water treatment system installed in your home, but you're not sure it will be worth the investment. Before you say no to the water system, take a look at the benefits of having your own water treatment system in your home.

Save Money on Bottled Water

If you don't want to drink the tap water in your home, you may be tempted to purchase bottled water. While it will probably taste better than your tap water, you're going to find yourself paying double. You'll pay for the water you use in your home and you'll pay for the bottled water. If you have a water treatment system installed in your home, you'll have fresh tasting water without the expense of bottled water.

Good for the Environment

The average person goes through about 167 bottles of water every year. That means a family of four will throw away 668 bottles, each and every year. You can keep those bottles out of the landfill by installing a water treatment system in your home. If you like to drink water when you're away from the home, simply fill a non-disposable water bottle with your fresh tap water. You'll save money and help the environment.

Emergency Water

During emergencies, municipal water supplies can become contaminated. When that happens, people have to either resort to bottled water or sanitize their drinking water – such as by boiling it. A water treatment system will filter the impurities out of your water so that you can continue drinking your tap water. If there has been significant damage done to the municipal water supply, you should have your tap water tested before drinking. 

Use Less Soap

In addition to the benefits you receive for your drinking water, a home treatment system will also help you use less soap and feel cleaner after your shower. Have you noticed a sticky feeling on your skin when you leave the shower? That's soap that wasn't washed off your skin. With hard water, soap film gets stuck in the pores of your skin. Water treatment systems remove the calcium and magnesium that make your water hard. As a result, you'll use less soap.

If you have hard water, you may want to consider having a water treatment system installed in your home. A new water treatment system will help you save money and give you better tasting water.