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What a Water Softener Does for You

Spring is in the air and you’ve probably started doing all the cleaning and planning that this season typically calls for. It’s out with the old and in with the new. You’re putting away your heavier layers, fishing out your lighter ones, and cleaning those hard to reach spots around your home. On top of that, you’re probably planning your summer vacations and finalizing the details. As long as you’re in this spirit, it’s also important to consider the details of your home as well. This includes things like your water softener. 

If you’re ready to get yourself a water softener that’s going to do all the work you need it to in your home, then we suggest choosing one of our plumbers in McHenry, IL. We’re knowledgeable and always ready to serve you. 

How a Water Softener Benefits You

These are a few things that a water softener can do for you. If you feel that you can benefit from this, then we suggest that you get in touch with one of our professionals. We’ve got your back.

Softer Clothes

For many homeowners, this is one of the unexpected benefits of getting a water softener. If you’re washing clothes at home and the water running through your system is “hard,” then the minerals in the water will affect your clothing. It can create stiff, scratchy clothing that irritates the skin. 

Shiny Hair, Strong Nails, and Soothed Skin

If you’ve noticed that your hair, skin, and nails suddenly feel a little different, it might be due to a decrease in your home’s water quality. Hard water has pervasive effects on the body. It leaves a film that can make your hair feel dry and hard to manage, your nails brittle, and your skin irritated and itchy. If this is the case, then you should consider a water softener for your home. 

Clean Drinking Water

The number one goal with your water should be clean water. A water softener is great because it removes the minerals that create hard water and can remove any unpleasant taste that’s associated with this. 

Better Appliance Operation

The minerals from hard water can build up within your system and help your appliances run better. We’re talking about things like your dishwasher, your tea kettle, and even the faucets all throughout your home.

Longer Lasting Systems

When you clean up your home’s water you get better appliance operation like we touched on above and a longer lasting appliances in the home. This is because they’ll no longer have to work through the inefficiency that hard water causes. 

Clean Dishes

Having you ever run some dirty dishes through your dishwasher and noticed rings or marks all over them? They’re not dirty necessarily, they just seem to have these stains that won’t go away no matter how clean your dishwasher is. This is a sign that you might have trouble with hard water in your home. 

Contact Althoff Industries, Inc. today to schedule an appointment with our professionals. Chicago’s Choice Since 1961. Hand It Off to Althoff!

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