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What Does a Whole House Water Filtration System Remove?

A whole house water filtration system offers many health benefits for you and your family. But what exactly do these systems remove from your water? Carter Quality Plumbing takes a closer look at the substances that could be found in untreated water.

  • Harsh chemicals – If your home uses municipal water, it probably contains harsh chemicals like chlorine. While chlorine is effective at cleaning water, it can produce side effects like dry skin and a poor taste. A whole house water filtration system will remove the chemicals so you’ll have fresher water.
  • Microbial contaminants – Despite the downsides, chlorine does serve an important purpose. It kills microbial contaminants that could make you sick. However, sometimes these substances linger behind. A water filter will remove them. If you aren’t on city water, a whole house well water filter will remove microbial contaminants, giving you water that’s safer to drink.
  • Water pollutants – Water can be susceptible to bacteria like salmonella, E. coli, coliform, and giardia. Whole house water filtration systems remove these toxic substances from water, reducing your risk of illness.

If you’re interested in learning more about how a whole house water filtration system can help you, call Carter Quality Plumbing today. We’ll give you a free in-home water quality test so you can see exactly what your family is drinking.

Carter Quality Plumbing provides plumbing and septic services for Lancaster, Rock Hill, Fort Mill, and surrounding areas of North Carolina and South Carolina. Contact us for more information!