Is Reverse Osmosis Water Acidic

Is Reverse Osmosis Water Acidic? How To Test Yours

Reverse osmosis systems are among the most popular residential water filters. But is reverse osmosis water acidic? Are the masses mistaken in trusting them? Keep reading for the answers to these and more questions. Is Reverse Osmosis Water Acidic or Alkaline? Put simply, yes, reverse osmosis water is acidic. While the pH level of tap water in Arizona ranges from 7.1 to 8.4, reverse osmosis water hovers around the 6.5 mark, representing greater acidity. Is this going to have an impact on your health? Probably not. The Environmental Protection Agency states that water with a pH of 6.5 is perfectly …

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Air scrubbers

How Do Air Scrubbers Work? Everything You Need To Know

Air scrubbers have become very popular over the past few years. But how do air scrubbers work? Are they legit? In this post, we’ll explore these questions to help you understand whether you could benefit from using one of these devices in your home. What Are Air Scrubbers? An air scrubber is a piece of HVAC equipment that removes contaminants from the air inside your home. You can think of it as a supercharged air purifier. While you’d typically use a purifier to treat a single room, a scrubber treats your entire house. Types of Air Scrubbers There are two …

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What Is Soft Water

What Is Soft Water & Why Is It So Useful?

Did you know that soft water can help you save hundreds of dollars annually? In this post, we’ll define soft water and tell you everything you need to know about getting it in your home. What is Soft Water? Soft water is what happens when you treat hard water to remove highly concentrated mineral ions. You can’t differentiate between hard water and soft water with your naked eyes. The real difference is in their mineral composition. Hard water is water with a high concentration of mineral ions, especially magnesium and calcium. If you haven’t installed a water softener in your …

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What Is Limescale

What Is Limescale & How Can You Get Rid Of It?

Did you know that irritated skin and dull hair are side effects of continuous exposure to limescale? But wait, what is limescale to begin with? In this post, we’ll give you all the details, including how to get rid of this annoying build-up. What Does Limescale Look Like? You must have seen it around your house. It’s a white, chalky, but hard substance usually found on and around water spots such as toilet bowls, sinks, taps, bathroom tiles, and inside appliances like washing machines and kettles.  It’s a nasty stain that makes your house look old and neglected. Sometimes limescale …

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Tankless Water Heater vs. Tank

Tankless Water Heater vs. Tank: Which Is Right For You?

The tankless water heater vs. tank debate rages fiercely among homeowners and industry professionals alike.  While tank and tankless water heaters serve the same purpose, they have different modes of operation. Tankless water heaters work on demand, heating your water when you open the faucet. Storage tank water heaters, on the other hand, work continuously. In this guide, we’ll explore the difference between tankless vs. tank water heaters, including a more in-depth look at how each one works. You’ll also get to learn their pros and cons and the costs involved when installing either. Tankless Water Heaters  As mentioned earlier, …

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COVID-19

The well-being of our employees and customers is a priority for us during these tough times; therefore, AHWA is taking extra precautions due to the COVID-19 outbreak. As a safety measure, all AHWA employees experiencing COVID-19 symptoms will be required to self-isolate. Also, all technicians visiting customers’ homes will be equipped with gloves and masks. We hope this won’t impact our service and we will remain open for business until further notice. Thank you for choosing American Home Water and Air!