Much of the tap water in the United States contains some levels of contamination coming from industrial and environmental pollution. While municipalities and water suppliers do a decent job of eliminating most contaminants, they don’t get everything, which means you’re not likely drinking the safest water. At Charles Krull & Son, Inc. Plumbing & Heating, we believe everyone deserves the healthiest water possible, which is why we offer a variety of water filtration systems. Call us today to see if a whole home water filtration system is right for your Malverne, NY home.
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What’s in Your Water?
Malverne, NY, homeowners should be aware that their drinking water likely contains low levels of contaminants. Although not deadly, most of these contaminants contribute to chronic health problems that can plague people for their whole lives. Some of these contaminants in our water include:
- Microbial pathogens including bacteria, viruses, and parasites.
- Organic, such as pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides.
- Inorganics, such as toxic metals like arsenic, barium, chromium, lead, and mercury.
- Radioactive elements from the decay of uranium in rocks and soil.
- Scale from minerals like magnesium and calcium.
Note that only a few of the contaminants mentioned above are regulated by drinking water standards, which means a whole house water filter is essential to give you the cleanest, healthiest drinking water possible. Call us today to find out what we can do to improve your home’s water.
Popular Types of Water Filters
Installing a water filter in the house can remedy a whole host of problems, from hard water to contaminants like chlorine. There are two main types of water filters in everyday use today — a heavy-duty filtration system and a cartridge-based filter.
The heavy-duty filter is the best option for most homes because it is the highest performing content removal system available. Although the cartridge system is more affordable, you get more value for the price with the heavy-duty filter. If you’re unsure which filtration system is right for your home, call Charles Krull & Son, Inc. Plumbing & Heating.
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Benefits of a Whole Home Water Filtration System
Although water from most municipal sources is treated, you’re still exposed to a handful of contaminants. A whole home water filter gives you the best tasting and healthiest water from every tap in the home. Here are just a few benefits you get from filtered water.
- Healthier drinking water with no contaminants.
- Eliminates hard water, which makes for better showering, washing, and bathing.
- Clothes feel softer and look brighter; colors don’t fade as quickly.
- Skin feels smoother, less irritated.
- Pipes and appliances last longer.