Clean and safe drinking water is essential for maintaining good health and well-being. However, access to clean water is not always guaranteed, especially in areas where hard water is prevalent. Installing a home water filtration system can provide an abundance of benefits for your home and family. 

From improving the taste and smell of your water to reducing limescale buildup, and removing chlorine and other impurities from your water, there are countless reasons why you should consider a home water system. Read on to learn more about how you can improve your water quality and the quality of life for you and your family!

 

Say Goodbye to Limescale Buildup

One of the top benefits of a home water system is the ability to say goodbye to limescale buildup. Limescale, a white "chalky" film that often appears on faucets, shower heads, and other fixtures, is caused by hard water and can wreak havoc on your family and home. For instance, when hard water mixes with soap it creates a soap scum on your skin that causes it to dry out and feel itchy and irritated. 

A water purification system can help remove these impurities from your water! With a whole-house water filtration system, you can enjoy clean, soft water throughout your home, without the hassle of constant cleaning and maintenance, higher energy bills, and less efficient water-using appliances. 

 

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Say Hello to Healthy Skin and Hair

Did you know that the water you use for bathing and washing can have a big impact on the health of your skin? Hard water, common in Tennessee, can leave a residue on your skin that leads to dryness, itchiness, and clogged pores. Hard water strips away the natural moisture of your skin which can make you look older as dry skin leads to fine lines and wrinkles. 

Also, soap scum on hair makes it dull, lifeless and difficult to manage. Basically, the same soap scum that appears on shower doors or faucets is what’s left behind in your hair.

But with a home water system, you’ll be amazed at how soft and supple your skin and hair feels after using water that has undergone proper water treatment or water purification.

 

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Save Money on Soap and Cleaning Supplies

When you have a home water filtration system, you'll also be able to save money on soap and cleaning supplies. That's because the water you'll be using will be free of impurities that can make it harder to clean due to soap scum being left behind. 

With cleaner water, your soap and cleaning supplies will go further, meaning you'll need to buy them less often. Plus, with the improved water quality from a Tennessee Water & Air Technology system, you won't have to use as much detergent to get your clothes and dishes clean. So not only will you be saving money, but you'll also be helping the environment by using fewer products. 

In addition to saving on soap and cleaning supplies, cleaner water also means that your appliances and pipes will last longer (keeping your hard earned money in your pocket). Hard water can cause damage to your washing machine, dishwasher, and pipes, which can be costly to repair or replace. With a water filtration system, you can protect your investments and avoid expensive repairs down the road. Adding a water purification system to your home is a high-return investment that can increase your home's value.

 

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Protect Your Home from Hard Water Damage

What exactly is hard water?

Hard water occurs when you have a high concentration of minerals in your water, such as calcium and magnesium or dissolved metals like aluminum, iron and zinc. Here in the East Tennessee area we commonly have hard water. Whether your water comes from surface reservoirs like the Tennessee River or from ground-water wells, it likely contains hardness minerals. The United States Geological Survey estimates that 85% of all homes in the United States suffer from hard water. 

Hard water can wreak havoc on your home and its appliances. Contaminants in water can cause mineral buildup, corrosion, and damage to household appliances and plumbing fixtures. Over time, this buildup can restrict water flow, reduce appliance efficiency, and even lead to costly repairs or replacements. Installing a home water filtration system can help protect your appliances and plumbing by removing these contaminants and ensuring that only clean water flows through your pipes. 

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Enjoy Great Tasting, Chlorine-Free Water

Another major benefit of a home water system is the improved taste of your water. With a water filtration system, you'll enjoy clean, fresh-tasting water without the harsh taste of chlorine. All water utilities in the US chlorinate their municipal water and it's a good thing they do! If we saw the inside of the water pipes that our tap water has to travel through, we would never drink it. 

Chlorine is added to municipal water supplies to kill bacteria and other harmful microorganisms, but once chlorine has entered your home it is best to remove it. Chlorine is designed to destroy bacteria whether good or bad, so your healthy skin and stomach bacteria ends up falling victim to chlorine’s effectiveness. 

Water that contains impurities can often have an unpleasant taste and odor. A home water filtration system can effectively remove these impurities, resulting in clean and great-tasting water. Plus, you won't have to rely on bottled water anymore, saving you money and reducing your environmental impact. Enjoy better-tasting, healthier water with a home water system today.

 

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Environmental Sustainability

Did you know that we're eating a credit card's worth of plastic each week and 90% of the water we drink and the food we eat contain microplastics?! 

In one study, researchers tested 259 water bottles from eleven different brands and discovered that 93% of them had been contaminated with microplastics. This is startling because bottled water is the fastest-growing part of the beverage industry, currently a $100 billion dollar market segment. That means that the number of people drinking water that is contaminated by plastic is rapidly growing. 

Microplastics can affect various systems in the human body, including the digestive, respiratory, endocrine, reproductive, and immune systems and can be linked to health problems such as inflammation, Oxidative stress, Neurotoxicity, Carcinogenicity and damage to the gastrointestinal tract. 

Plastic waste is a significant environmental issue, as the chemicals and components used in plastic manufacturing are not biodegradable and can take thousands of years to break down. Additionally, lots of plastic ends up in landfills and oceans, harming wildlife and marine life. So not only is bottled water harming the environment due to plastic waste, but it is also harming our health when we ingest microplastics. Luckily, you can remove harmful microplastics by installing the right water system in your home.

Instead of buying expensive and environmentally polluting bottled water, you can have clean and safe drinking water directly from your tap, saving money and reducing your environmental impact.

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Increase The Life of your Clothes

Having hard water in your home also decreases the life of your favorite clothes. Imagine the hardness in the water acting as microscopic sandpaper in your washing machine and etching away at your clothing. Have you ever noticed that clothes get dingy after a few washes? This is often caused by the water they are being washed in, rather than the detergent or washing machine.

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Contact Us Today!

Ready to experience the many benefits of a home water filtration system? Contact us today at (865) 970-2871 to schedule your FREE water test and learn more about how we can help improve your home's water quality for your family. 

At Tennessee Water & Air Technology, we offer a variety of home water and air systems to meet your needs and budget. With your FREE water test, our team of experts can determine the specific impurities in your water and recommend the best system for your home and budget. 

Say goodbye to limescale buildup, dry and itchy skin, and the high cost of soap and cleaning supplies! With a home water system, you can have peace of mind knowing that you're providing your family with safe, clean water every time you turn on a faucet.

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