Home Water Systems

Written by Patricia Skinner
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Having water that's not up to scratch can affect the way we live. Many of us live in areas where the water supply leaves a lot to be desired. We long for days gone by where plentiful, soft water was supplied to homes without a long list of chemical contaminants. There are many solutions to our problems though.

It is possible to have a home water supply that's near perfect. All it takes is a little research and some determination. Basically, all you need are two pieces of equipment at most. You only need a water softener if your water supply is hard and tends to clog up your system. If you already have soft water, then all you need is a really good water purifier.

Stay Healthy

Avoid chemical water softeners because they are harmful to your health. Salt is also not a practical solution because you can't drink the resulting water supply. There is a type of water softener that uses an oscillating electric current to soften the water supply, and this is an ideal solution from an economic and health point of view.

A water filter, or water purifier, is considered by most to be one of the most important pieces of home equipment these days. It's an unfortunate fact that many water filters don't do what they claim to do. Very few actually remove all the chlorine and contaminants that are commonly in our water supply. A reverse osmosis system, however, does the job quickly, efficiently and reliably. There are four stage and five stage reverse osmosis filters, either of which can be an excellent choice.


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