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Water Softener
Plumbing Solutions

Dependable Water Softener Systems

Did you know that two types of water flow into our plumbing systems? These types are called hard water and soft water and both are used by millions of Americans for everything from drinking, cleaning, and showering to doing the dishes and washing clothes. However, hard water can be the cause of plumbing issues over time if not properly filtered. Thankfully, our plumbers at Rick Ray & Sons Plumbing, Inc. offer water softener installation and repair solutions to residential and commercial clients in the Springfield, IL area.

Our water softeners help to improve the quality of your home or business’s water supply, turning hard water into soft water that is better for washing clothes, cleaning your dishes, and even brushing your teeth. Don’t settle for poorly filtered water, invest in one of our quality water softener systems today. Call 217.525.0001 today!

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What is Hard Water,
& Why is it Bad?

Hard Water 101

So, what exactly is hard water and why is it not recommended for your home or business? At Rick Ray & Sons Plumbing, Inc. we are here to educate our clients on the importance of clean and healthy water for you, your family, and your customers!

What Is Hard Water?

Hard water contains minerals such as magnesium, calcium, lead, and iron, which are filtered differently than soft water. Although these minerals are not harmful, they can cause excess buildup in your plumbing system and stain your clothes, dishes, bathtub, and teeth over time.

Detecting Hard Water

Do you have hard water at home or work? Look for a white buildup on your faucets, showerheads, bathtub, etc. Another way to test for hard water is to buy a water testing kit or call your city’s municipal to ask about the minerals that are in your water and the hardness rating.

Is Hard Water Dangerous?

Hard water is not dangerous. In fact, it’s great for consumption due to the variety of minerals present, however, hard water for your home can take a toll on your plumbing system, causing it to fail much sooner than homes and businesses with soft water. You will notice buildup on your pipes and faucets and even stains on your clothes and bathtub.

Solving Hard Water Issues

If your city uses hard water, one way to prevent mineral buildup and long-term orange stains on your dishes is to invest in a quality water softener from Rick Ray & Sons Plumbing, Inc. in Springfield, IL. Our water softeners filter your property’s water to reduce harmful bacteria and minerals, creating healthy drinking and cleaning water.

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Water Softener Repair

Get Your Water Softener Working Again

Have you been noticing white film buildup on your dishes? Does your skin feel dry and itchy? This may be a sign that your home or business’ water softener in Springfield, IL has stopped working and requires immediate attention from a professional plumber. At Rick Ray & Sons Plumbing, Inc. our contractors have over 50 years of experience in the plumbing industry, repairing a variety of water softening systems due to excess buildup or deteriorating parts. Just like any other plumbing device in your home, without the proper maintenance, your water softeners will need to be repaired and inspected by a professional plumber. Don’t lose out on the benefits a water softener has on your clean water.

Call our experts at Rick Ray & Sons Plumbing, Inc. at 217.525.0001 to schedule your residential or commercial water softener repair service.

Water Softener

Choosing the Right Water Softener

If you are having issues with your water softener or it has stopped working completely, chances are you will be able to immediately recognize a change in your home or business’s water supply. When this happens, you may begin to notice white film forming on the surface of your dishes and bathroom showerhead as well as light brown and orange stains on your clothes and bathtub. Thankfully, our experts at Rick Ray & Sons Plumbing, Inc. in Springfield, IL is here to inspect your water softener and determine the cause of the issue that very same day. If our technicians determine that your water softener is nonrepairable, we will remove and install a brand-new system in your residential or commercial property all at an affordable cost.

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