Water is a critical element in any home or business. It allows us to clean and hydrate. What some people do not realize is that water is a medium susceptible to many impurities that can reduce its effectiveness or even harm things it comes into contact with. Water purification is important for the home in order to conserve water and money, improve flavor, and reduce chances for contaminants.
Did you know that a lot of tap water is purified, cleaned and filtered using chlorine? While the chlorine is introduced to the water to kill the bacteria and organisms that might be in it, there are also a lot of health concerns that accompany the use of chlorine, including:
Higher risks of cancer
As you can see, while chlorine may be an effective way to clean your water, it also does a lot of harm in the process.
Benefits of Purified Water
- Water Conservation and Monetary Benefits: The market for bottled water provides a key service of providing the public with clean water, but it also produces enormous amounts of waste into our world. Having clean water at home will reduce the amount of bottled water needed for your household and will also help reduce your carbon footprint. Additionally, installing a purification system will pay for itself by eliminating the need for single-use water bottles.
- Improved Flavor: The impurities in water give it the taste that you experience when drinking. Depending on the chemicals in the water, the taste can be off-putting. Like we stated before, chlorine is often found in drinking water to kill bacteria, but it also makes your water taste acidic. Installing a purification system would eliminate harsh chemicals like chlorine and leave you with clean water to drink.
- Better for Your Health: Not only can impurities taste bad, but they can also severely affect the health of everything coming into contact with it. Humans, pets, and plants can all suffer from toxins in unfiltered water. Cancer risks, soil-contamination, and even E. coli can all be present and a result of infected water. Pregnant women and humans with compromised immune systems need to be especially cautious of what impurities in their water could hurt them.
Water Purification Services We Offer
We provide a variety of water purification services, including:
Water softener installation
Reverse osmosis systems
If you are interested in finding out more about the quality of water you have in your home or on your commercial property, then we can come out and run a few tests on your water to give you the answers you’re looking for. If we find that your water quality is suffering, then we can provide you with a variety of solutions to improve the quality of water your putting into your body.
Due to health concerns, flavor, and lowering your carbon footprint, it’s worthwhile to consider how installing a water purification system will improve your quality of life and your impact on the environment. It may seem like a small or insignificant change, but it can have far-reaching effects. Call us today to get more information on your options and how to better protect your home and the people in it.
Our Kingston plumbers prioritize our customer’s satisfaction, at JSP Home Services, we’ll make sure to get your job done right the first time!