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Considering a Water Softening System?

Dependable Service

 

Many areas have what’s known as hard water, including areas in and near Myrtle Beach. Hard water has a higher concentration of minerals like magnesium and calcium that can cause damage in your home, depending on how hard your water is. The minerals in hard water build up in pipes, creating scale and narrowing the inside of the pipes, increasing pressure that could cause leaks. Hard water also contributes to mineral and scale build-up in your hot water heater, decreasing the efficiency of the unit and increasing your energy costs. Those are just two reasons to consider a water softening system – here are a few more:


  • Prolongs the lifespan of all appliances that use water in your home by reducing scale and build-up that creates wear and tear. Your water heater, dishwasher, ice maker, clothes washer and coffee maker will thank you – by giving your more miles for your money.
  • Reduces water spots on glasses, dishes, fixtures and faucets. Water spots are caused by minerals in the water. Reduce the minerals and you reduce water spots for the brightest shiny clean you’ve ever seen.
  • Saves soap and cleaning products. Soaps and cleansers are less effective in hard water because the cleansing agents react with the minerals and thus it takes more of it to get the clean you desire. Remove the minerals and soaps are better able to do the job you purchased them for.
  • Softens hair, skin and fabrics. Less minerals in the water allows a cleaner rinse and less soap reside left behind for softer and smoother hair and skin. Softer water rinses clothes cleaner with the added benefit of preventing build up of mineral particles in the fibers, keeping those new towels fluffier longer.
  • Saves you money throughout your home with lower overall energy costs and less damage (and repair costs) for all the things using water from your front door to your back yard and everywhere between.

Not sure if you have hard water? Give Dependable Service Plumbing a call. We can inspect your plumbing, test your water and answer your questions about choosing a water softening system for your home.

 

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“Dependable Service Plumbing sent a pressure washing company out to clean my entire driveway, when only three small spots were unintentionally put on the corner of my driveway when my neighbor was having a replacement water heater installed. Tommy, the owner of Dependable Service Plumbing, came out to look at my driveway right away, and he had Winston out to clean not only the spots off, but my entire driveway, including my front porch. Winston was very professional, as he explained the difference in concrete between my driveway and my front porch. He also explained the reason for some bad rust stains that were there as a result of metal objects that were mixed into my driveway concrete by my builder. He did an excellent job on everything, and my driveway is now clean enough to have it coated with a light concrete paint (two coats) that I had already contracted out to have done. Caretaker Services Pressure Washing did such a good job of cleaning (about 2,200 lbs. pressure on my driveway & about 400 lbs on my front porch with a household cleaner first) that my coating contractor told me that what is left of my rust stains will all be covered over by the light colored paint. I am very pleased, as he gave me a great education along with a great cleaning job! Also, I will now use Dependable Service Plumbing as my plumber for all my future plumbing needs, as they did a great job for my neighbor!” –-Bill B.