Understanding Water Filtration

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It may not immediately cross your mind to contact a plumber in Birmingham, AL from Plumbing Professionals about water filtration, however, this is a step to consider if you have concerns about the quality or taste of your water. One way we address such concerns is with a water filtration system. Below, we give you a better understanding of this process.

What Is Water Filtration?

Water filtration refers to the process of filtering impurities and excess minerals or chemicals out of water that’s regularly used or consumed in some way. It’s also a cost-effective way to minimize plumbing repairs by softening water and improving its quality. There are health benefits associated with properly filtered water as well.

How Does It Work?

There are several different water filtration devices or products that a plumber from Plumbing Professionals can install or set up for you. The most common ones include:

  • Carbon filters: These filters are best at removing sediment and other larger particles from water. Also called activated carbon filters, they can also improve water odor and taste.
  • Reverse osmosis filters: Filters that use this process are popular because they efficiently and effectively remove a wide assortment of contaminants from water.
  • Water ionizers: Water is passed over electrically charged plates with these filters. Opposing charges are used to attract certain minerals and reduce water acidity.

Why Consider Water Filtration?

Hard water is a common reason for water filtration. This is water with a high mineral content that can hasten your need for emergency plumbing by damaging pipes or fixtures. Water filtration is also something to consider if you have concerns about the taste or clarity of your water.

Make Plumbing Professionals your preferred plumbing company for water filtration. We’ll happily help you sort through your options and make a smart, well-informed decision about a solution that’s right for you.

Contact us today to explore water filtration and our other plumbing services.

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