Do I Need Water Filtration?

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Fix Clogged Sink ProblemsIt’s becoming more common to get calls from our Lake Worth clients regarding water filtration. We wanted to take some time to look at the important question “Do I need water filtration?”

In this article, General Plumbing explains how a water filtration system can be beneficial in your Lake Worth home.

What Does Water Filtration Do?

A water filtration system removes impurities and contaminants from water by using a fine physical barrier, a chemical process, or a biological process to improve the quality of your water. in your home this ensures that the water you access through your faucets, shower, etc. are safe and drinkable.

Cities use different additives in their water supply in order to kill off and “purify” the water that enters your home. This ranges form chlorine to chloramine and more. Each of these additives can downsides and can cause issues to the residents who drink it over time. A water filtration system removes these harmful components enabling your family to enjoy the water in your home with hte confidence it’s safe and free of harm.

How Does a Water Filtration System Help Me?

Water purification systems can help to eliminate contaminants that can make you and your family members sick. These particulates can also affect the taste or feel of your water. Water filtration systems may be able to remove such things as:

  • Microbes (Including viruses, bacteria, and parasites, like cryptosporidium and giardia)
  • Lead
  • Radon
  • Radium
  • Nitrates
  • Pesticides
  • Byproducts of the disinfection process

Who Do I Talk to About Installing a Home Water Filtration System?

Call the experienced professionals at General Plumbing. You can reach us at (561) 420-0442. We’ll be more than happy to have one of our technicians answer your questions and concerns regarding a home filtration system. Give us a call today.