Ever since moving into your Indianapolis home, you’ve been noticing some strange things happening. You aren’t exactly sure what’s causing these symptoms, but you know it has something to do with the house. You suspect your water. If you’re wondering whether hard water is to blame, here are six common complaints our plumbers here at Indy Renovation hear from homeowners with hard water.
1. Itchy skin
Is your skin unseasonably dry? Is it causing you to itch day and night? Hard water might be to blame, as it tends to suck the moisture out of skin.
2. Dry hair
You may also be able to blame hard water for dry, brittle hair, especially if it has occurred after you moved into a new home.
3. Cloudy dishes
When you pull your glasses out of the dishwasher, do you notice a cloudy or powdery residue? This substance is likely mineral deposits caused by hard water.
4. Stained appliances
When your home has hard water, you may notice your appliances like your dishwasher or washing machine begin to look rust-stained or discolored over time.
5. Discolored laundry
Is your favorite shirt starting to look worn and faded? Maybe it’s not as soft to the touch? Consider whether hard water might be the culprit.
6. Damaged Water Heater
Hard water left untreated has been known to damage water heaters due to the build up of minerals. If you’re experiencing water heater issues, don’t just replace or repair the water heater. You will want to look into whether you have hard water, to avoid repeating the damage all over again.
If you have more than one of these hard water symptoms, it may be time for you to call Indy Renovation. Our plumbers can help you test your water and give you a quote for a water conditioner. A water conditioner acts as a filter that removes harmful minerals that can wreak havoc on you, your belongings, and your home. It’s a simple solution to a pervasive home problem.
Contact us today at (317) 375-4464 to find out more or schedule an appointment.
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