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Water Softeners

Many household now have water softeners fitted.  There are many benefits to have a softener installed such as

The simple answer is that soft water saves you money. There are also other benefits associated with soft water.

Appliances - Limescale deposits build up on immersion heaters, in kettles, washing machines, irons, dishwashers and inside pipes and hot water cylinders. Not only will a water softener start to remove the limescale that is in your pipes and on your heating elements, but it will also prevent any further deposits in the future. Because elements that are already 'furred' up have to heat the limescale before they can heat the water, a scale free system will use less energy, saving on heating bills by as much as 70%. Just 3mm of scale increases your hot water bills by over 25%.

Your appliances will also enjoy a longer life expectancy once an automatic water softener is installed.

Shampoos - Hard water soaks up shampoos and bubble bath. Soft water also has a 'silky' feel to it and helps considerably those people who may suffer from dry skin. A bath stays clean with soft water and showerheads flow better as there is no scale blocking the outlet holes.

- With soft water in your home, you will need less soap powder in your washing machine and less detergent in your dishwasher. You also won't have to add separate salt to your dishwasher's water softening unit.

Cleaning - Because soft water leaves fewer residues than hard water, you'll need less of your cleaning product and it will take you less time and effort. An American study found that softened water cut the average time required for cleaning baths, sinks, taps, shower screens etc by nearly 40% as against a hard water home. Soft water also means it is easier to keep toilets clean and any crockery from a dishwasher dries both spot and stain free.

Cooking and drinking
- People cooking with soft water claim that it enhances the taste and colour of food.

To confirm it is possible to install and water softener and where it can be located we would first visit your property to carry out a survey.  Following the survey we can advise you what type and size of softener would suit you best, this is based on

After all the required information has been gathered an cost of the unit can be provided along with an estimate for the installation of the unit.

We can also supply the required salt, which may be in block or pellet form. The cost of the salt will be dependant on the type and the volume purchased.

If you would like us to visit to discuss the installation of a water softener, please click on the link below and complete the form and we will be in touch as soon as possible.

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Water Softeners - The Benefits

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