Hard Water

Why it’s Important to Flush Sediment from Your Water Heater

Why it's Important to Flush Sediment from Your Water HeaterSediment problems are unavoidable with storage-tank water heaters. At high temperatures, minerals naturally present in water form into sediment and slowly settle at the bottom of the tank. If you’re not flushing the tank annually, this sediment buildup can block the electric element or gas burner and decrease your water heater’s energy efficiency. Over time, a severe accumulation can reduce the unit’s capacity, clog the drain valve, block your home’s plumbing lines and even cause a premature water heater failure.

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Find a Pro to Enhance Your Home’s Water Supply

Find a Pro to Enhance Your Home's Water SupplyBad tap water can ruin your day, whether you’re in the shower or are trying to finish your laundry. Your home’s water supply may be foul tasting, foul smelling or problematic for a number of reasons. If you suffer from any of the five causes of poor water quality listed below, read on to learn how you can improve your home’s water supply.

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Hard Water in Your Northern Michigan Home: Problems It Can Cause and What You Can Do

Hard Water in Your Northern Michigan Home: Problems It Can Cause and What You Can DoLiving in Northern Michigan means you probably have minerals in your water. Hard water can wreak havoc on plumbing systems and lead to poorly cleaned clothing, spotty dishes and even itchy skin and watery eyes. When water runs through an underground system, it dissolves minerals and carries them. 

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