Hard Water Plumbing Problems

Hard water, especially here in Las Vegas, can cause some serious problems in your home. One of the unseen problems that hard water can cause is damaging or reducing the effectiveness of your hot water heater. Mineral deposits are more dense than the water, which take the system longer to heat up. This is just one of the many problems hard water can cause. Common hard water problems include – Spots on dishes, glassware and utensils Mineral build-up, commonly seen on faucets sinks and tubs Higher electric and gas bills, due to mineral build-up on water heater heating coils Water using
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Most Common Signs of Hard Water

This month we’re offering a special discount for 10% off water softener installation, so in honor of that, we’re going to walk you through the most common signs that you have hard water. It’s important to identify, or else you could end up paying in the long run as hard water can damage your plumbing and your appliances. To get into the science of what it means, Hard water means that you have a large amount of minerals in your water, such as calcium and magnesium. These get taken up into the water when it runs over deposits of limestone,
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How to Remove Toilet and Sink Rust Stains

Even if you’re not a clean-freak, those unsightly stains in your sink, toilet and shower can build up over time from years of use. These stains can accumulate due to rust or mineral despots in hard water. This problem is especially common in Las Vegas, as the water here is very hard, one of the most common jobs we do is adding in water softeners for customers in order to prevent this type of problem. This is also why these rust stains develop even though there are no metal surfaces where you would typically expect to see rusting. You can
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How to Fix a Smelly Sink Drain

Have you ever turned on the water in your kitchen sink and noticed a strange smell? Something like rotten eggs? If it’s not actually your water – it may be your drains. This may be caused by a variety of issues. There could be debris, or other build up that is producing a smell when it gets wet. There are a few quick and easy ways to address this issue. Before addressing this issue, you want to make sure that it’s not the water itself that’s giving off this smell. If it is, then it’s probably sulfur. This can be
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