Are you sure that your tap water is safe? It might seem that your tap or
well water is fine, but it always contains some levels of contaminants. And
even if your water is free of contaminants, high levels of minerals can
affect the taste or make your washing machine and dishwasher less
efficient. That’s why you want to ensure that your water is as pure as
One of the easiest ways to do it, is by installing a water filtration
system. In this way, your dishwasher and washing machine will run more
effectively, and you will protect your family from the effects of heavy
metals found in water.
There are different types of filters, the best one for you will depend on
your situation. Here is a list of the different types and their
The reverse osmosis system is the most effective filtration of any water
purifier. It removes up to 99% of contaminants like heavy metals.
RO is a process where pressure is used to force water through a
semi-permeable membrane that removes impurities-leaving your water free of
sediments and toxins. The filtered water is directed to a storage tank from
where it supplies your faucets, giving you water ready to drink.
To keep your reverse osmosis purifier well maintained, you need to remember
that the membranes and filters need to be replaced every six months to two
years. The frequency with which you replace the membrane and filter depends
on the type of filter and how much water you use.
Cation exchange/water softener
The cation exchanger or water softener systems remove the calcium and
magnesium ions found in hard water by exchanging them with sodium or
potassium ions. They are designed as whole-home systems, so all the water
in your home will receive the benefits of employing this system.
Carbon systems are popular because they are relatively cheap and easy to
install. Water flows through carbon bricks installed in line with the
faucet, which produces a chemical reaction that removes chemicals,
parasites, or heavy metals present in the water.
With carbon filters, you will notice the improvement of water right away!
The only thing to remember is that you will need to replace the filters
Knowing that your water is safe is a good feeling.As a businessperson,
having clean water that tastes good could be important for your operations.
As a homeowner, you can be assured that your family will be protected and
that your washing machine and dishwasher will work efficiently.
If you live in Commerce City, and you are looking to install a water
filter, call us! We offer our plumbing services
to all the Denver metropolitan area.