Water Softeners

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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how to install a water softener

Installing A Water Softener: Your Ultimate Guide

Installing a water softener can be tricky, especially if you don’t have any experience with plumbing. In this post, we’ll tell you how to install a water softener the safe and easy way and share some of the common mistakes people make when attempting this for the first time. Things To Know Before Installing A Water Softener Installing a water softener can help keep your sinks and plumbing clean. You don’t need to be an expert plumber to install a water softener. However, you should have a decent understanding of how water softeners work. Knowing how to solder will also …

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Choosing The Best Water Softener Salt

Choosing The Best Water Softener Salt: Read This Before Buying!

Whether you’ve recently bought a water softener or are simply looking to optimize an old unit, choosing the best water softener salt is key. At American Home Water and Air, we’ve been installing water softeners in Phoenix for more than 30 years. In this post, we’ll share some of the salt selection tips we’ve picked up over the years. These tips will help you ensure proper water softener function for years to come. Why Should You Care About Choosing The Best Water Softener Salt? At American Home Water and Air, we’re pretty excited about HVAC and water treatment equipment. We …

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How To Size A Water Softener Properly

How To Size A Water Softener Properly: Foolproof Guidelines

Throughout roughly 85% of the United States, water softeners are an essential household appliance. Knowing how to size a water softener can mean the difference between ending up with a unit that meets your needs and one that falls short. At American Home Water and Air, we have more than 30 years of experience installing water softeners in Phoenix. As such, we’ve put together this guide to help you make the best decision for your home. How To Size A Water Softener: Why Should You Care, Anyway? Many consumers are tempted to forgo proper consideration of their water softener tank …

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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!