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Why does my water taste bad?

Do you live in Commerce City? Reunion? Adams County?

Does your water smell like sulfur or chlorine?

Have you noticed sediment or iron in the water or calcification on your fixtures?

Does the water taste bad?

“The South Platte source water is considered moderately hard. At times, it is greater than 5.8 grains per gallon or 100 milligrams per liter, and it varies seasonally between 4 to 7 grains per gallon of hardness.” Source: DenverWater.org/Water-Quality

If you experience hard water and it is unpleasant in feel, smell or taste, you may want to consider a water filter and/or conditioning system.

Water Conditioning Versus Water Softening

Conditioning your water actually changes the chemical composition of the water. It moves the water through a filter to remove minerals and/or chemicals, thus improving the taste and/or appearance.

Water softening, on the other hand, adds salt to the water, which reduces water hardness, but can leave a slimy feeling on your skin.

What is Hard Water?

Hard water refers to water that has a higher than normal mineral composition. Most the time, this is calcium or magnesium picked up from running through limestone deposits. Water softeners use salt (sodium), carbon filtration, electricity or even magnets to remove the minerals.

Sunshine Plumbing and Heating Recommends Halo Water Filtration and Conditioning Systems.

Halo offers several types of water filtration devices that span a range of budgets and uses, depending on your goals.

Halo Solo system is a whole house water filtration system. It is designed for people who do not have hard water, but want water filtration. It is a 4 stage filtration system and does not contain the Ion conditioning product.

Ion 6 conditions water heaters- designed to condition water just at water heater or tankless unit. Conditions the water to reduce hardness and scale. It does NOT soften the water (by adding salt), it actually changes the water from negative to positive. It helps to extend the life of a water heater by reducing scale and calcification.

Ion 9 is whole house conditioner designed to condition all the water points of use. (It is installed on main water line, excluding water that goes to the lawn). Like the Ion 6, it changes the water, not softens it. (Softeners leave a slimy feel, this does not). This causes water in every water outlet to not have scale and calcification build up.

Halo system is a whole house water filtration and conditioning system. It has 4 stages of water filtration and 1 stage of conditioning. The filter means you will be able to use less soap, and your dishes and laundry will look cleaner. You can drink water straight from the tap instead of using bottled water. It filters chlorine, sediment, iron (this causes a sulfur smell when hot water is used) and other contaminants. It is maintenance free for 10 years. It contains the Ion 9.

These products will eliminate scale and calcium and make pipes look new again and are designed to last 10 years maintenance free.

If you are interested in learning more about the Halo water filtration system and to see if they are right for you, or to schedule a service call, give us a call today at 303-459-5469.

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