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New Holiday Hours

We at WaterSmart would like to wish everyone a Happy long weekend!

 

We have decided to close on the Saturday of the long weekend, as well as the holiday to allow everyone to enjoy it with their families.

 

We will be doing this for ALL of the long weekends this year.

 

We are sorry that we might miss you during these holidays but please have a safe and happy holiday. 

 

We will be happy to serve you on Tuesday.

 

Thank you

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Backflow Testing in Waterloo

Backflow Testing in Waterloo

 

Everyone requires the services of a good plumber from time to time. When you think about calling a plumber, you usually think about having them come to fix an unforeseen emergency. Did you know that backflow occurs when there is an extremely poor reversal of flow in the drinking water system for your home, and should be tested for regularly? Learn more about backflow testing in Waterloo here. This is a key aspect of plumbing that many homeowners overlook. If you are needing a plumber, contact the plumbing experts at WaterSmart. Not only does WaterSmart provide effective water hardness solutions, but we are also a full-service plumbing services provider.

 

 

Kitchener 519-745-3170    Waterloo 519-886-7331   Cambridge 519-886-7331

Guelph 519-836-2543


"Purchased a water softener, price was reasonable, sales staff was very informative and not pushy. Install was quick and clean and he gave instructions on the unit. I would highly recommend Watersmart Systems."

- Rob Morgan 

 

Read More Customer Comments Here


 

What is Backflow?

 

Have you ever wondered what backflow is and why it needs to be tested? Simply put, backflow is when there is an overwhelmingly poor reversal of flow in the drinking water system for your home. For example, if a garden hose is connected to a container of lethal weed killer, and the water reverses direction, then the poisonous chemicals can be sucked back into the water supply. This can lead to contamination of the water supply through backpressure or back siphonage. A backflow preventer is a device or assembly that prevents backflow. Some types of backflow preventers require testing to ensure that they will work as intended.

 

 

Certified Backflow Technicians

 

At WaterSmart we are certified backflow testers and we can service your backflow prevention device. If you own a commercial building in Waterloo, Kitchener, Cambridge, or Guelph and your water is supplied by the municipality, then you are required by law to have a properly installed and maintained backflow prevention device.

WaterSmart is proudly registered with all of the above-listed cities as a company which has been approved to perform installations, repairs, and annual testing of backflow prevention devices and equipment. All backflow prevention devices must be installed and annually tested by a certified backflow technician. If you are a commercial building owner, property manager, or you are part of a maintenance personnel team, contact us and we can inform you of all the required steps. We will walk you through the entire process, submit the necessary paperwork, and show you how simple it is to comply with your city's requirements.

 

 

What is Back Siphonage?

 

According to the Ontario Water Works Association, back siphonage is backflow caused by negative pressure in a public water system. The effect is similar to drinking water through a straw. Back siphonage occurs when there is a sudden stop in water supply due to nearby firefighting, a break in a water main, high velocities in pipelines, line repair, or a break that is lower than a service point.

 

What is Backpressure?

 

Back pressure is pressure that is greater than the municipal water system supply pressure. It can occur when there is a connection to a supply operating at a higher pressure than the water distribution system. Increases in pressure can be created by booster pumps, temperature increases in boilers, interconnections with systems operating at higher pressures, and elevated piping.

 

 

What Causes Backflow?

 

When there is a water main break and the area must be isolated and repaired, the valves around the repair site are closed and the flow of water to all points of use is stopped. Sometimes, in instances like this, water can begin to flow backwards toward the repair.  

 

 

What Happens After Backflow Occurs?

 

When the repair is completed, the regular pressure is restored, and everything starts to flow in the proper direction, contaminants that had a chance to enter the water supply can start to flow toward point of use in homes or businesses affected. The concern will vary depending on the type and amount of contaminant, however, this can be dangerous when it goes undetected. 
 

 

How Can Backflow Be Prevented?

 

The simplest way is to eliminate the cross connection from the plumbing system. Where this is not possible, a backflow preventer must be installed. The basic tool used for preventing backflow is a mechanical backflow preventer, which provides a physical barrier to backflow. 

 

 

Where Should I Install Backflow Devices?

 

Backflow prevention devices need to be installed in the following locations by law in Southwestern Ontario.

 

1. Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, or Large Multi-Residential Buildings

 

Backflow can be very dangerous, especially in large, high-capacity buildings where the potential for larger quantities of contaminants is possible. Backflow prevention devices are usually located where the water enters the building.

 

2. Sprinkler And Lawn Irrigation Systems

 

Backflow can occur in sprinkler and lawn irrigation systems. If the heads of these systems become submerged during heavy rains, then contaminates such as animal waste, fertilizers, and pesticides can backflow into the drinking water. By law, these systems must have backflow prevention devices installed and annually tested.

 

3. Boilers, Tanks, Cooling Jackets, and Fire Hydrants Attached To A Potable Water Supply

 

If any of the above are attached to a useable household water supply, a backflow prevention device must be installed.

 

 

Backflow Testing in Waterloo, Kitchener, and Cambridge

 

Backflow prevention devices must be tested under the following circumstances:

1. When they are first installed

2. When they are cleaned, repaired, or overhauled

3. When they are relocated

4. Annually

 

In the Region of Waterloo, legal requirements dictate that within 14 days of performing the test, a report needs to be filled out and submitted to Kitchener Utilities or whichever utility provider you report to. 

 

 

Who Can Perform The Backflow Prevention Device Test?

 

Only a certified backflow technician registered with the corresponding cities can perform the backflow prevention device test. WaterSmart is registered with Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, and Guelph as an approved company to install, repair, and annually test backflow prevention devices and equipment. If you require backflow testing, come and see the plumbing and service experts at WaterSmart. Our fully insured licensed master plumbers have been serving KW, Cambridge, Guelph, and the surrounding areas since 1994. Contact WaterSmart today for all of your plumbing and backflow needs. 

 

Click here to read the Kitchener Backflow Bylaws

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Water Services We Provide In The City Of Kitchener

Water Services We Provide In The City Of Kitchener

 

If you live in the city of Kitchener, water services are usually considered a necessity, as most residents find themselves having to deal with the problems associated with the extremely hard water of our region. To find out the exact level of hardness for your particular area of Kitchener, click here.

 

We have put together an overview of the water services we provide that you may need as a resident of Kitchener. If you require a water softening solution for your home, contact the local experts at WaterSmart today.

 

 

 

Kitchener 519-745-3170    Waterloo 519-886-7331   Cambridge 519-886-7331

Guelph 519-836-2543

 

"Watersmart installed a softener at my daughter's new house and I was there during the process. The installers were fast, friendly and courteous. They explained the process to install it and gave her clear instructions on how to use it. They did not leave until they were sure that there were no issues. They did a thorough clean up after they were done. My wife and I were looking for a new softener at the same time so we went to their store on Davenport. We had the same friendly service with no effort to sell us up to a larger model. We got a great deal and they installed it the next day, removing our old tank and unit. Great service, great prices, and very skilled technicians. I would recommend them to anyone considering a new or replacement unit."
- DL Waterloo
Read more customer testimonials

 

Water Challenges in Kitchener

 

 

Hard water can present a number of problems in your home. Some of those problems include:

 

 - difficulties getting dishes or laundry clean

 - damage to your clothing causing it to wear out faster

 - damage to your washing machine

 - damage to your dishwasher

 - calcium buildup in your shower

 - sink stains

 - toilet bowl stains

 - plumbing pipe damage

 

Kitchener has a unique water challenge as it has some of the hardest water in all of Canada. Kitchener has a water hardness level of 20-32 grains per gallon in most of the city, versus the national avarege in Canada of 10.5 grains per gallon. That is 2 to 3 times the level of water hardness than the average! Getting the right water softener to handle this kind of water hardness is important to fully eliminate the problems the water in Kitchener can cause. 

 

To see how hard the water is in your area of the city click here

 

Plumbing

 

 

Looking for the best plumbing experts in Kitchener and the surrounding area?  Look no further! Here at WaterSmart we take pride in our plumbing expertise and our 20-plus years of experience in the Kitchener region. Not only are our plumbers highly qualified, but they're also some of the nicest in the business. Click here to get in contact with us today.

 

There is no job TOO big or TOO small and we are always prompt and reliable.  Our fully insured licensed master plumbers will do anything from faucet replacement to a complete home renovation. 

 

Our work includes but is not limited to the following:

 

- Kitchens and Bathrooms
- Leaks
- Toilets and Taps
- Clogged or Slow Drains
- Countertop Pre and Post Installation
- Dishwasher Installations
- Sump Pumps
- Tankless Hot Water Heaters
- New Plumbing and Renovations
- Master Plumber and Gas Fitter
- Backflow Testing or Device Installation - (see specials for savings)

 

Certified Backflow Technicians

 

 

At WaterSmart we are certified backflow testers and we can service your backflow prevention device. If you own a commercial building in Waterloo, Kitchener, Cambridge, or Guelph and your water is supplied by the municipality, then you are required by law to have a properly installed and maintained backflow prevention device.

 

WaterSmart is proudly registered with all of the above-listed cities as a company which has been approved to perform installations, repairs, and annual testings of backflow prevention devices and equipment. All backflow prevention devices must be installed and annually tested by a certified backflow technician. If you are a commercial building owner, property manager, or you are part of a maintenance personnel team, contact us and we can inform you of all the required steps. We will walk you through the entire process, submit the necessary paperwork, and show you how simple it is to comply with your city's requirements.

 

Fridge Filters 

 

 

There is a limited number of locations or stores that carry fridge filters. If you need to replace your fridge filter look no further. Unlike big box stores that only sell the most common filters, we carry fridge filters for every make and model of refrigerator on the market. If you do find a fridge filter we don't currently carry, we will get it in and add it to our offerings. By buying fridge filters from us you can get free shipping, better pricing, and a more knowledgeable staff. 

 

We are a proud, family-owned Canadian company, have been in business for over 20 years, and have a customer-friendly returns policy.  

 

We provide free shipping on our fridge filters when you purchase them online. This can result in significant savings over the life of your fridge. If you need to replace your fridge filter every 6 months to a year, that could be a total of 15-40 times you will need a new filter. If average shipping is even just $9.99 per order that is an extra $150.00 to $400,00. If shipping is $15.00 per order that would be an additional cost of $225.00 to $600.00 over the lifetime of your fridge.

 

We use Canada Post standard shipping for quick and reliable delivery. To learn more about how long it will take specifically for your shipping address give us a call

 

Water Softeners

 

 

The most effective water softeners for Kitchener have been designed and programmed specifically for the water in our area. Other systems that are designed for water elsewhere just can't match the performance of one that has been designed specifically for our city. WaterSmart's water softeners have been designed and custom programmed for the water of the city of Kitchener. We only operate in a small number of cities, so this allows us to focus on and be experts in the cities where we operate. 

Here are our four models that have been designed specifically for the city of Kitchener. 

 

Econo Series

Smart Series

Premier Series

Signature Series
 

Water Softener Experts

 

Plumber Series

 

Econo II Series

 

Premier Series

 

Signature Series

 

 

Bottled Water Delivery

 

 

Bottled water is produced with the highest possible quality controls - something that is not always an option depending on where you live.

 

Unfiltered municipal tap water may have high mineral contents, or contain other contaminants. Well water may not even meet municipal standards and should be tested at least once a year for possible contaminants. 

 

In areas where there is a boil water advisory, bottled water is usually the best solution due to its purity. 

 

Bottled water meets consistently high standards. Take advantage of our free home delivery service in order to have pure water always available.

 

One of the advantages of using bottled water is the water cooler. A water cooler is essential as a repository for your water jug, however, it is more than just a stand. A water cooler can conveniently control the temperature of your water, allowing you to have hot or cold water available at any moment. Tap water does not provide you with this option.

 

 

Reverse Osmosis

 

Reverse osmosis is a water treatment process in which water is forced through a semi-permeable membrane that has very small holes or "pores." Clean water passes through and impurities that are too big to pass through the membrane are left behind and flushed away. According to Engineering at Dartmouth, reverse osmosis was actually invented by French physicist Jean Antoine Nollet in the eighteenth century. However, it wasn't until 1969 that it started to be used as a commercial application when Dean Spatz used the process to separate maple sugar from sap. From there it has become a key process used in water filtration.

 

What is the Best Reverse Osmosis System to Purchase?

 

There are many different brands of reverse osmosis systems available for purchase. It is important to buy one that is high quality and also includes a carbon filter to block dangerous chemicals like pesticides, herbicides, and chlorine which are small enough to pass through the reverse osmosis filter. At WaterSmart we sell, install, and service Duro Reverse Osmosis systems. These high-quality systems come with both a pre- and a post- carbon filter. Click here to learn more about our high quality Duro system or contact us today to see what is the best system for you. 

 

 

Trust WaterSmart

 

To find out how hard your water is, have it tested or check out this map of water hardness in the Waterloo region. Once you know how hard your water is, you can decide how you would like to deal with the problem. Since 1994, WaterSmart Systems has consistently offered its customers in the Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, and surrounding areas innovative, quality products and excellent service. We are a water softener and full plumbing service company that you can trust. Along with our products that will serve all of your home water softening needs, we value our customers and getting them what they need and not pressuring them for sales. At WaterSmart we take our role in providing our customers with an adequate supply of clean and soft water seriously. If you are looking for soft water, drop by one of our locations or give us a call to find out how we can help improve the quality of your water. If you are concerned about your water supply, don't hesitate to contact us immediately. Trust WaterSmart: we know good water, and we know how to make sure you get it.

 

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Plumber Guelph

Plumber in Guelph

 

Everyone requires the services of a good plumber from time to time. When you think about calling a plumber in Guelph, you usually think about having them come to fix an unforeseen emergency. However, plumbing services can also add value to your home. Doing a bathroom renovation can really increase your home's resale value. In addition, installing a water softener can help to prolong the life of appliances that use water. So whether you are looking to have a water softener installed, or you are planning bathroom or kitchen renovations and you are looking for the best plumber in Guelph, contact the plumbing experts at WaterSmart. Not only does WaterSmart provide effective water hardness solutions, but we are also a full-service plumbing services provider.

 

 

Kitchener 519-745-3170    Waterloo 519-886-7331   Cambridge 519-886-7331

Guelph 519-836-2543


"Purchased a water softener, price was reasonable, sales staff was very informative and not pushy. Install was quick and clean and he gave instructions on the unit. I would highly recommend Watersmart Systems."

- Rob Morgan 

 

Read more testimonials here


 

Since we've always been a local business, we've always viewed our clients as family.  If you choose to go with us for your plumbing needs you can be sure that we'll treat you like one of our own. All of our technicians are factory trained, fully insured, and able to tackle any and every project from a simple faucet replacement to a full renovation. Our work includes but is not limited to:

 

Certified Backflow Technicians

 

At WaterSmart we are certified backflow testers and we can service your backflow prevention device. If you own a commercial building in Waterloo, Kitchener, Cambridge, or Guelph and your water is supplied by the municipality, then you are required by law to have a properly installed and maintained backflow prevention device.

 

WaterSmart is proudly registered with all of the above-listed cities as a company which has been approved to perform installations, repairs, and annual testing of backflow prevention devices and equipment. All backflow prevention devices must be installed and annually tested by a certified backflow technician. If you are a commercial building owner, property manager, or you are part of a maintenance personnel team, contact us and we can inform you of all the required steps. We will walk you through the entire process, submit the necessary paperwork, and show you how simple it is to comply with your city's requirements.

 

Source: Imagine Plumbing Pinterest

 

Renovations & Installations

 

If you are planning a renovation, contact the certified plumbing experts at WaterSmart. You can trust your renovation to us. Our experienced technicians will perform every job quickly and efficiently - we guarantee it!

 

Whether you are remodelling your kitchen or bathroom or installing a new shower, jacuzzi, or hot tub, contact the plumbers at WaterSmart. We will provide you with a free estimate for any project you have in mind.

 

Simply fill out the form on our contact page and our plumbing department will quickly get back to you with the best competitive price.

 

 

Repairs and Services

 

WaterSmart plumbers are experienced in a variety of repairs and services. Whatever type of plumbing repair you are looking for, be sure to contact WaterSmart. If you are doing kitchen or bathroom renovations be sure to consider the plumbing repairs and updates that may need to be updated in the process. 

 

Testimonials

 

WaterSmart is a locally owned and operated business that has been serving the Waterloo area since 1994. Over the years we have earned a reputation for being an honest and trustworthy company that offers our clientele superior customer service and innovative products.

 

"It was awesome, the guy that came was in and out in an hour. They were super quick!" - Marion Hensel
 
"Did an amazing and cost-efficient job. Did what they said they were going to do and at a great price." - Mary Ann Comartin
 
"Wonderful helpful staff. Always a great place to do business!" - Queen Bee, Google Review
 
"Great service, no pushy sales people, timely and professional." - Lisa Miller 
 
Click here for more reviews!

 

 

WaterSmart - We Take Water Seriously

 

Since 1994, WaterSmart Systems has consistently offered its customers in the Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, and surrounding areas innovative, quality products and excellent service. We are a water softener and full plumbing service company that you can trust. Along with our products that will serve all of your home water softening needs, we value our customers and getting them what they need and not pressuring them for sales. At WaterSmart we take our role in providing our customers with an adequate supply of clean drinking water seriously. If you have questions about your water quality or the type of water you need, drop by one of our locations or give us a call to find out how we can help improve the quality of your water. If you are concerned about your water supply, don't hesitate to contact us immediately. Trust WaterSmart, we know good water, and we know how to make sure you get it.

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How to Keep your Water Softener in Great Condition

If you live in Waterloo Region and are a homeowner, you likely own a water softener. Waterloo Region has some of the hardest water in Canada. To find out how hard your water is, check this map of Waterloo Region. ‘Hard’ water contains high levels of calcium and magnesium, which can cause many household problems.  

 

Water softeners can save you money and even increase the lifespan of many of your home appliances. There are a number of things that you can do and steps you can take to maintain your water softener, such as monitoring the level of salt, breaking up salt bridges and more. If you have any questions about maintaining your water softener or are looking to purchase a water softener be sure to contact the professionals at WaterSmart today.

 

 

Kitchener 519-745-3170    Waterloo 519-886-7331   Cambridge 519-886-7331

Guelph 519-836-2543

 

"Watersmart installed a softener at my daughter's new house and I was there during the process. The installers were fast, friendly and courteous. They explained the process to install it and gave her clear instructions on how to use it. They did not leave until they were sure that there were no issues. They did a thorough clean up after they were done. My wife and I were looking for a new softener at the same time so we went to their store on Davenport. We had the same friendly service with no effort to sell us up to a larger model. We got a great deal and they installed it the next day, removing our old tank and unit. Great service, great prices, and very skilled technicians. I would recommend them to anyone considering a new or replacement unit."
- DL Waterloo
Read more customer testimonials

 

Steps to Maintaining Your Water Softener
 

1. Make Sure You Have the Right Amount of Salt in Your Brine Tank

 

All water softeners contain a brine tank and a resin tank. The main thing you should do to maintain your brine tank is to make sure you have the right amount of salt in your tank. You need to be sure not to let the tank run out of salt but also to not overfill it. Overfilling it can create salt clogs or salt bridges, which are difficult issues to resolve. Salt can form a solid layer or 'bridge' in the brine tank. This prevents the loose salt toward the top of the tank from mixing with the water down below, preventing the softener from working properly. A good rule of thumb is to put salt into the tank when the salt is down to a quarter full.

 

2. Know What Kind of Salt to Add

 

The second step to maintaining your water softener is knowing what kind of salt to add. Your water softener manual will tell you whether your machine runs on granular, tablet, or block salt. If you're wondering what water softener salt does, learn more here.  The professionals at WaterSmart will also be able to guide you in this process. Granular salt is the most common choice because it dissolves most easily. Check out the Top Salt Brands here.

 

3. Break Up Salt Bridges

 

As mentioned, salt can form a solid layer or 'bridge' in the brine tank. This can prevent the loose salt toward the top of the tank from mixing with the water down below, preventing the softener from working properly. If you push a long broom handle several times around the centre of the tank, all the way to the bottom you should be able to break up any solid layers that have formed.

 

Check out this video for more information.

 

4. Break Up Soft Salt Piles

 

Along with salt bridges, salt can also form a soft pile at the base of the tank, causing water to rise around it instead of mixing together. You can use a broom handle, similar to with salt bridges, to break up the salt piles if they form a large mount.

 

5. Keep the Tank Clean

 

This speaks for itself, keep the tank clean. Most modern water softeners can go without cleaning for 5-10 years. You should only clean them if your water has turned hard and the basic maintenance settings don’t fix the problem within a couple of days.

 

Some older models may benefit from an annual cleaning. If you’re uncertain check with the professionals at WaterSmart today. To clean your tank empty the water from the tank, scrub and rinse the tank well before refilling it with water. Use a scrub brush and dish soap to scrub away the dirt and residue.

 

Check out this video for more information.

 

6. Check the Valves

 

About once a month it is a good practice to check the valves. Adjust the bypass valve to temporarily cut off the softener from your water softener. The bypass valve is usually a rod you push to block water flow. Turn off the intake and outtake valves, then turn them back on. Return the bypass valve to its normal on position. This should keep the valves in good working condition. If a valve leaks or drips take it apart and replace any of the washers or seals that are damaged.

 

Water Softener Problems 

 

Water softener problems can disrupt the routine in your home, creating discomfort and even cleanliness problems. Here is a list of the most common problems that we have encountered during our many years in the water business. Call us at WaterSmart Systems if you have any concerns about your water softener's operation.

 

Water Softener Repair 

 

Water softener repair is a fact of life at some point for most water softeners. As with any appliance, water softeners can experience a number of problems during their operating life. At WaterSmart we have seen or repaired almost every conceivable issue. Check out this article explaining more of the repairs we commonly see: Water Softener Repairs.

 

Trust WaterSmart

 

To find out how hard your water is, have it tested or check out this map of water hardness in the Waterloo region. Once you know how hard your water is, you can decide how you would like to deal with the problem. Since 1994, WaterSmart Systems has consistently offered its customers in the Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, and surrounding areas innovative, quality products and excellent service. We are a water softener and full plumbing service company that you can trust. Along with our products that will serve all of your home water softening needs, we value our customers and getting them what they need and not pressuring them for sales. 

 

At WaterSmart we take our role in providing our customers with an adequate supply of clean and soft water seriously. If you are looking to be sure you have soft water, drop by one of our locations or give us a call to find out how we can help improve the quality of your water. If you are concerned about your water supply, don't hesitate to contact us immediately. Trust WaterSmart, we know good water, and we know how to make sure you get it.

 


Where Are We Located?

 

Our office is conveniently located at 105 Lexington Road, Waterloo, ON. Give us a call today to learn what we can do for your water. 

 

To get directions, click here.

 

 

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Why Do I Need a Water Softener in Kitchener Waterloo

Why Do I Need a Water Softener in Kitchener Waterloo

 

To many, water softeners may seem like an unnecessary expense. However, if you live in the Kitchener-Waterloo region, water softeners are usually considered a necessity, as most residents find themselves having to deal with the problems associated with the extremely hard water of our region. To find out the exact level of hardness for your particular area of Waterloo click here.

 

Hard water can build up and do damage to pipes and appliances, so it is important to do something to soften your water to prolong their life. A water softener can solve the hard water issue entirely. So why do you need one? For easier cleaning, the longevity of appliances, healthier skin and hair, as well as saving money.

 

We have put together an overview of the reasons you need a water softener. If you require a water softening solution for your home, contact the local experts at WaterSmart today.

 

 

 

Kitchener 519-745-3170    Waterloo 519-886-7331   Cambridge 519-886-7331

Guelph 519-836-2543

 

"Watersmart installed a softener at my daughter's new house and I was there during the process. The installers were fast, friendly and courteous. They explained the process to install it and gave her clear instructions on how to use it. They did not leave until they were sure that there were no issues. They did a thorough clean up after they were done. My wife and I were looking for a new softener at the same time so we went to their store on Davenport. We had the same friendly service with no effort to sell us up to a larger model. We got a great deal and they installed it the next day, removing our old tank and unit. Great service, great prices, and very skilled technicians. I would recommend them to anyone considering a new or replacement unit."
- DL Waterloo
Read more customer testimonials

 

Why Do I Need a Water Softener?

 

A water softener breaks down calcium, magnesium, and iron while replacing them with sodium ions. This removes all of the hard minerals in the water making what we call soft water. Soft water has a number of household benefits.

 

Longer Lasting Appliances

 

Operating a water softener to provide soft water will lengthen the life of your appliances. Water heaters, coffee makers, shower heads, washing machines, and any other appliances that use hard water will have their lifespan significantly shortened. Hard water damages appliances by leaving behind a scaly buildup of minerals on the inside and on working parts, thus decreasing their useful lifespan and also making them work less efficiently.  By installing a water softener you will put less stress on your appliances. This will convert to fewer repairs and replacement costs, saving yourself hard earned money over time.

 

Longer Lasting Plumbing Systems

 

If your house uses hard water, you will run into problems with your plumbing time after time. No matter what you do or what preventative steps you take, hard water is rough on plumbing. You’ll find the problem is persistent. A water softener is what you need. Soft water leaves behind little to no residue, preventing the possibility of clogging your pipes because of the water quality. With a water softener, your system becomes clean and you can rest assured you will have longer lasting pipes requiring much less maintenance.

 

Cleaning Simplified

 

Hard water can cause limescale buildup on faucets, fixtures, and can also make cleaning more challenging. Soaps and household cleaners lather best with soft water. Hard water prohibits lathering, not only leaving a messy buildup but also making it harder to remove the buildup later. On metal faucets and finishes you will especially notice scum and buildup.

 

After installing a water softener you can see this buildup and scum disappear within a couple of days. Your bathroom and kitchen can be clean and sparkly. With soft water, you can not only clean better and more efficiently, but you also remove some of the work by not having to worry about buildup and scum in the same capacity.

 

Cleaner Dishes

 

Along with eliminating scum and buildup on fixtures, a water softener will also remove scum and buildup on your utensils, glassware, and dishes. Have you ever experienced a white residue on your dishes after they’ve been cleaned? This is often due to the minerals in hard water. They leave marks and scum and often not even detergent can remove them. 

 

Installing a whole home water softener eliminates this problem. It removes the scum that covers your utensils, glasses, and dishes, and in the end, you will have beautiful, shiny, polished kitchenware. Soft water does not leave residue on dishes, rather cleans well and even causes a sparkle after rinsing.

 

Softer Clothes

 

When it comes to washing clothes, with hard water you’ll often notice white streaks on the clothes after they are dry. Hard water not only leaves residue on “washed” clothes but it also wears the fabrics and lessens the quality over time. Soft water prolongs the lifespan of your clothes. Because the impurities are removed it keeps clothes soft, fresh, clean looking, and in good shape.

 

Care for your Skin and Hair

 

Hard water dries out your skin and hair, causing irritations, blocking pores and exacerbating problems like eczema. As much as you use beauty products or special washes and shampoos, they won’t be fully effective if you are using them with hard water.  Soft water is gentler and kinder to your skin, especially for those who suffer from dry skin. Studies in the UK have shown that children who grow up in areas with hard water are 50% more likely to suffer from eczema. Soft water can resolve this issue entirely. With soft water, you will also use less shampoo and have healthier hair as it frees your scalp from clogged pores and lathers much better.

 

Hard Water Explained 

 

Hard water is defined as water that "contains an appreciable amount of dissolved salts of calcium and magnesium," according to the freedictionary.com  The Encyclopedia Brittanica describes it as "water that contains salts of calcium and magnesium principally as bicarbonates." Testing the pH level in the water will show the hardness level of the water. Another measurement frequently used is the ppm or (parts per million) measurement scale. The higher the number, the harder the water. 

 

Soft Water Explained

 

Rainwater is soft water as it is pure, other than some acidic elements that it may have picked up in the air. However, when soft water comes into contact with the ground it picks up some of the elements present as it flows through an area. Distilled water is also soft as it has had the levels of calcium and magnesium significantly reduced.The levels of minerals in the water can be measured scientifically. Soft water is recognized as having a mineral content less than 17.1 mg/l.

 

Where Should I Buy A Water Softener?

 

Plumber Series

 

Econo II Series

 

Premier Series

 

Signature Series

 

 

Because of the unique and challenging water hardness issues found in the city of Waterloo, it is a good idea to purchase a water softener from a company that is familiar with the Waterloo area. WaterSmart is a locally owned and operated business. For over 25 years, we have been helping the residents of Waterloo solve their hard water issues.

 

 

Trust WaterSmart

 

To find out how hard your water is, have it tested or check out this map of water hardness in the Waterloo region. Once you know how hard your water is, you can decide how you would like to deal with the problem. Since 1994, WaterSmart Systems has consistently offered its customers in the Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, and surrounding areas innovative, quality products and excellent service. We are a water softener and full plumbing service company that you can trust. Along with our products that will serve all of your home water softening needs, we value our customers and getting them what they need and not pressuring them for sales. 

 

At WaterSmart we take our role in providing our customers with an adequate supply of clean and soft water seriously. If you are looking to be sure you have soft water, drop by one of our locations or give us a call to find out how we can help improve the quality of your water. If you are concerned about your water supply, don't hesitate to contact us immediately. Trust WaterSmart, we know good water, and we know how to make sure you get it.

 


Where Are We Located?

 

Our office is conveniently located at 105 Lexington Road, Waterloo, ON. Give us a call today to learn what we can do for your water. 

 

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Are Water Softeners Environmentally Friendly?

Are Water Softeners Environmentally Friendly?

 

Have you ever wondered what the environmental impact of water softeners is? Soft water is water that has had the "hardness" impurities like magnesium and calcium removed and replaced with salt. A common question is whether or not water softeners are environmentally friendly. The short answer is yes, water softeners increase the lifespan of your appliances and household plumbing, creating less waste. It has been said that the sodium in the water can be damaging to the environment, however, the benefits outweigh the negatives. At WaterSmart, the professionals can equip you with the knowledge you need so that your home can be equipped with the right tools and information to keep your water soft, safe, and keep you healthy. Contact the local experts at WaterSmart today to check your water quality.

 

 

Kitchener 519-745-3170    Waterloo 519-886-7331   Cambridge 519-886-7331

Guelph 519-836-2543


"Purchased a water softener, price was reasonable, sales staff was very informative and not pushy. Install was quick and clean and he gave instructions on the unit. I would highly recommend Watersmart Systems."

- Rob Morgan 

 

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Are Water Softeners Environmentally Friendly? 

 

Hard water significantly reduces the lifespan of both appliances and household plumbing. Having a water softener will add years to the lifespan of both appliances and plumbing. This, in short, means that water softeners are in fact environmentally friendly. Disposing of unwanted, rusted, worn out appliances and pipes is very hard on the environment. Installing a water softener in your home instantly increases the lifespan of appliances and plumbing. 

 

 

Minerals Leave Scaly Deposits

 

Minerals like magnesium and calcium are present in hard water, which makes it more difficult for soap to lather, dishes to be washed, etc. This results in scaly deposits in faucets and plumbing. Most water softening systems deal with these issues by passing water through a resin tank that contains sodium ion beads. These particles change places with the magnesium and calcium, providing soft water as a result.

 


Mineral Removal Without Sodium — Is It Possible?

 

According to recent studies, aluminum ions can be used to remove minerals from water without using sodium. This innovative technique could also address environmental and health concerns regarding the salt that existing sodium-based water softening systems release. Arup Sengupta, who is conducting this research, is an environmental engineer at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. 

 

 

Will This New Concept Work?

 

According to Steven Duranceau, an environmental engineer at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, although this is an exciting concept, the innovative design may not work as well in real life as it does in the laboratory. With the strict guidelines around drinking water, this may not be a viable option. Sengupta is optimistic, however, and says that while this idea has shortcomings, none of them seem to be insurmountable.
 

 

Sodium and Environmental Concerns

 

The extra salt can also enter local streams and groundwater. In California, due to the strict environmental legislation, salt-based water softening systems have been banned. In Canada, however, we do not have the same environmental problems or concerns with sodium. According to Sengupta, who has been studying sodium alternatives, although some sodium-free substitutes are available, many of them are extremely costly, and others don’t really work.

 

 

How Magnesium and Calcium Can be Reduced in Water

 

Researchers have set up a prototype water softening system in a laboratory and succeeded in reducing the quantity of magnesium and calcium in a groundwater-like mix using aluminum ions.  According to Sengupta, this process makes use of a similar setup to systems based on sodium, which means that it could potentially be possible to retrofit existing systems to use aluminum ions in the future.

 

Water Softeners

 

With the hard water issues Canada is experiencing, many people are using water softeners. Along with using these softeners come questions about the health implications and environmental concerns surrounding water softeners.

 


Hard Water

 

Hard water contains minerals that can cause a lot of problems. The minerals in hard water can make your skin and hair dryclog your plumbing, hurt your appliances, make your clothes look dull and worn, and even create buildup on faucets and dishes.  A whole home water softening system can help you to avoid these problems by removing some of these minerals from your water. Most softeners are ion exchange systems that remove the magnesium and calcium from the hard water and replace them with sodium ions. When sodium (salt) is added to the water, it can have adverse effects on your health and the environment.

 

There are studies happening now exploring new, innovative chemistry and devices that could keep salt water out of our streams and drinking water.

 

 

 

Trust WaterSmart

 

Water chemistry is complex and there is no single water treatment device that can remove all undesirable substances from water and be 100% environmentally friendly. Each water treatment device has its own advantages and disadvantages. However, with water softeners, the waste reduction from having soft water makes a water softener more environmentally friendly than not having one. If you are unsure whether water treatment is needed in your household, contact the water treatment experts at WaterSmart. They can help you decide which option or combination of options will best meet your home water needs.

 

 

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5 Signs That You Need To Install A Home Water Softener

5 Signs That You Need To Install A Home Water Softener

 

Did you know that hard water can cause dry hair, itchy skin, buildup on your faucets, problems with plumbing, and even trouble washing dishes and clothes? If you are experiencing any of these problems you could be experiencing a hard water problem.  Kitchener-Waterloo has some of the hardest water in Canada. If you are wondering where to start, a great thing to do is get your water quality checked. WaterSmart professionals can equip you with the knowledge you need so that your home can be outfitted with the right tools and information to keep your water soft, safe, and healthy. Contact the local experts at WaterSmart today to check your water quality.

 

 

Kitchener 519-745-3170    Waterloo 519-886-7331   Cambridge 519-886-7331

Guelph 519-836-2543


"Purchased a water softener, price was reasonable, sales staff was very informative and not pushy. Install was quick and clean and he gave instructions on the unit. I would highly recommend Watersmart Systems."

- Rob Morgan 

 

 

Home Water Softener Needs: Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario

 

Hard water can present a number of problems in your home. Some of those problems include:

 

 - Difficulties getting dishes or laundry clean

 - Damage to your clothing causing items to wear out faster

 - Damage to your washing machine

 - Damage to your dishwasher

 - Calcium buildup in your shower

 - Sink stains

 - Toilet bowl stains

 - Plumbing pipe damage

 

 

Kitchener-Waterloo has a unique water challenge as it has some of the hardest water in all of Canada. Kitchener-Waterloo has a water hardness level of 20-32 grains per gallon in most of the city, versus the national average in Canada of 10.5 grains per gallon. That is 2 to 3 times the average level of water hardness! To see exactly how hard the water is in your neighbourhood, click hereGetting the right water softener that can handle the water hardness levels of your water is important to fully eliminate the problems the water in Waterloo Region can cause. 

 

To see how hard the water is in your area of the city, click here.

 

 

Signs You Need A Water Softener

 

water softening system can help you to avoid many home problems caused by hard water. A water softening system can help to enhance the life of your appliances, plumbing, and even faucets and dishes.  While a water softener requires an initial investment, it will help you save money on replacement appliances and household items quickly. Click here to learn more about how a water softening system works

 

5 Signs You Need A Home Water Softener System:

 

1. Your hair and skin are dry and itchy

 

Hard water dries your skin instead of nourishing it.  The extra magnesium and calcium in your water can make your hair and skin dry. Shampoo, soap, and moisturizers will not lather or hydrate as intended.  Minerals that are present in hard water are deposited on your skin, and since soap does not dissolve properly in hard water, it is unable to wash them away. Hard water can also block pores, drying out your skin. For more information check out this article on the effects of hard water on hair and skin.

 

 

2. Stains on bathtubs, sinks, and faucets

 

Mineral buildup on faucets, bathtubs, and sinks could indicate that you have hard water. When tap water evaporates, it leaves behind magnesium and calcium stains in your bathroom and kitchen.  A water softener also provides an effective way of removing the existing stains and preventing further stains.

 

 

3. Your plumbing becomes clogged and needs repairs

 

Limescale buildup in plumbing is caused by hard water and can clog your water pipes. PVC and copper pipes are less affected by hard water than steel pipes. Hard water has been known to affect plumbing more in older homes. As the buildup worsens, it increases at a faster rate.  Over time, hard water can even reduce the flow rate in your plumbing. If you deal with hard water problems before it affects your plumbing in this way, you can save a great deal of money in repairs.

 

 

4. Your appliances glasses, dishes, and cutlery are “dirty”

 

Not only can hard water prohibit appliances from doing their proper job (ie: dishwasher not washing correctly due to buildup) but it can also leave a residue on your dishware.  If you notice a white residue on most of your dishes it’s likely you are dealing with a hard water problem.  Mineral deposits can stain your dishes, glasses, and cutlery, and even re-washing may not remove the stains.

 

 

5. Your clothes and linen are faded, gray, and rough

 

Washing your bed sheets and clothes with hard water can make them dull and gray. The minerals in the water can also give them a rough feel after a wash. You can reduce this effect to some extent by using a liquid water softening detergent. Replacing your clothes and linen more frequently can cost a lot of money, so it makes sense to use a water softening system to improve the quality of the water.

 

 

Trust WaterSmart

 

To find out how hard your water is, have it tested or check out this map of water hardness in the Waterloo region. Once you know how hard your water is, you can decide how you would like to deal with the problem. Since 1994, WaterSmart Systems has consistently offered its customers in the Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, and surrounding areas innovative, quality products and excellent service. We are a water softener and full plumbing service company that you can trust. Along with our products that will serve all of your home water softening needs, we value our customers and getting them what they need and not pressuring them for sales. At WaterSmart we take our role in providing our customers with an adequate supply of clean and soft water seriously. If you are looking to be sure you have soft water, drop by one of our locations or give us a call to find out how we can help improve the quality of your water. If you are concerned about your water supply, don't hesitate to contact us immediately. Trust WaterSmart, we know good water, and we know how to make sure you get it.

 

 

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How a Water Softener Works - The Science Behind Getting Soft Water

How a Water Softener Works - The Science Behind Getting Soft Water

 

 

 

Many people have a water softener in their home. Water softeners turn "hard" water into "soft" water. Even though water softeners are popular home additions, most people aren't really sure how they work! In this article, we'll show you the science behind how a water softener works, and why they're beneficial for you and your family. Contact us today at Watersmart if you want to learn more about the benefits of water softeners.

 

 

 

How Does A Water Softener Work?

 

The Parts Of A Water Softener 


If you don't have a water softener, you may be wondering what kind of machinery is capable of transforming water from hard to soft!

 

In order to understand how water softeners work, it's important to know a bit about their parts.

 

A water softener is essentially a large filter. Water softeners have three main parts: the mineral tank (where hard water is turned into soft water), the brine tank (a tank that contains water that is saturated with salt, or "brine"), and the control valve (control center for your tank that determines when "resin bead" cleaning is necessary). 

 

Image source: Priority Response Plumbing

 

 

The Science Behind Water Softeners - Hard VS Soft Water

 

Image source: Benbell Softener Systems

 

 

Water softeners help turn hard water into soft water. But what exactly is "hard" or "soft" water? Hard water is simply water that contains "an appreciable amount" of dissolved salts and other minerals. The minerals most commonly found are magnesium and calcium. 

 

Soft water is water that contains significantly less dissolved salt and minerals. In order for water to be deemed "soft," it must have a mineral content of less than 17.1 mg/l. 

 

 

Rainwater is naturally soft water. It becomes "hard" after it picks up minerals from the ground. A water softener helps convert water back to its original form, as it was before it interacted with all those minerals in the ground.

 

Water softeners use chemistry to accomplish this, and a system called "ion exchange." Though this process may sound confusing, we have broken it down into parts below.  

 

Understanding Ion Exchange

 

What is ion exchange? First, let's explain what ions are. Ions are "atoms or molecules containing a total number of electrons that are not equal to the total number of protons" (source). 

 

Ion exchange is when unwanted ions, such as magnesium and calcium ions (positive charges), are replaced with wanted ions, such as sodium or potassium ions (negative charges).

 

When hard water enters the water softener's mineral tank, it comes into contact with resin beads. Resin beads are small beads coated with salt ions. As water flows through the mineral tank, ion exchange takes place.

 

The positively charged magnesium and calcium ions cling to the negatively charged resin beads, thus removing them from the water. The unwanted "hardness ions" (magnesium and calcium ions) are replaced with the "softness" ions (sodium or potassium ions). 
 

 

Do Resin Beads Work Forever?

 

Resin Beads - photo by Adam Smith

 

No, they do not. Ion exchange, as the name suggests, is the exchanging of ions. That means the hardness ions from magnesium and calcium are exchanged with the softness ions on the resin beads. Eventually, the resin beads contain only hardness ions, as they have exchanged all of their softness ions. 

 

However, that does not mean your water softener no longer works! As mentioned above, with most water softeners, the control valve determines when your resin beads need to be recharged. When your resin beads are coated with hardness ions, all you need to do is add water softener salt to your brine tank.

 

Once you add salt, the ion exchange process happens again, this time in reverse! The hardness ions on your resin beads are exchanged with the softness ions in the salt water. Then, the excess minerals wash away into the wastewater drain (source). 

 

Sodium In Soft Water

 

Now that you know how the water softener process works, you may be wondering what happens to all that salt in your soft water. When using a water softener, there will be some amount of sodium (salt) leftover in your water. 

 

Though this salt is unlikely to become noticed, some homeowners do complain of a "salty" taste in their water. Aside from the taste,the salt doesn't pose a health risk. However, for those on a sodium-restricted diet, it can be cause for concern. 

 

If you cannot stand the salty taste or cannot have salt in your diet, you have the option of installing a separate water dispenser that actually has the ability to bypass the water softener. Another option is to use a different chemical. Potassium Chloride works the same way as salt does, but is more expensive (source).  

 

Water Softeners And Other Minerals 

 

Have you ever noticed a rotten egg smell in your sink after running your tap water? What about annoying rust stains that just won't seem to disappear? The rotten egg smell is actually caused by hydrogen sulfide gas. Those rust stains or other staining you notice can be caused by ferrous iron or manganese. 

 

Hydrogen sulfide gas, ferrous iron, manganese, and other minerals can also be found in your tap water. However, water softeners cannot filter these impurities out of your water. If you suspect your water problem is not magnesium or calcium causing hard water, you will need a specialized water treatment system equipped to deal with those minerals (source). 

 

If you aren't sure if you may benefit from a water softener, don't hesitate to talk to an expert and find out! 

 

Other Questions About Hard & Soft Water

 

 

How Do I Know If I Have Hard Water?

 

You can measure if your water is hard or soft by testing the pH levels of your water. pH measures how acidic or alkaline any given solution is. You can also test for hard water by measuring using the parts per million (ppm) scale. A higher number on the ppm scale indicates harder water.

 

Your Health: Should I Be Worried About Hard Water?

 

As we learned above, rainwater is naturally soft water. It does not turn into hard water until it comes into contact with the ground and picks up minerals, any soluble bits, and other possible contaminants. Though water can get contaminated, most of the time, the minerals and soluble pieces that rainwater picks up are not actually harmful to consume. 

 

hard water mostly contains magnesium and calcium. These two minerals, although they will not hurt you if you drink them, can make household chores more difficult. Both magnesium and calcium interact with common household items, such as soap, and impact their ability to work as intended.  

 

For example, when washing your hair with hard water, your shampoo and soaps will not dissolve completely. Soaps interact with magnesium and calcium in the water, coagulating with the soap, and thus your soap loses its effectiveness. The coagulated soap and shampoo become harder to rinse off. It is also more difficult to fully rinse out hair, which may become dull over time (source). 

 

Hard water can also leave annoying water spots on any object you may have washed. This is most noticeable on plates and dishware. Your pipes may also suffer from hard water, as calcium slowly builds up and begins blocking water flow (source). 

 

Though hard water will not hurt you, over time, it can become a nuisance, reduce your ability to clean your home (and yourself), and even damage pipes and appliances. 

 

 

Interested In Your Own Water Softener?

 

 

"Purchased a water softener, price was reasonable, sales staff was very informative and not pushy. Install was quick and clean and he gave instructions on the unit. I would highly recommend Watersmart Systems."
 

- Rob, More testimonials here!

 

Now that you know exactly how water softeners work, you may be interested in your own! Or you may have realized that your water softener is not working as it should. Water softeners, for the most part, are very reliable and require minimal or no maintenance to keep them running.


However, at your request, we can check for salt bridging, inspect water flow, adjust regeneration frequencies, conduct water testing, sanitize the tank, and more. If you would like us to perform an inspection or preventative maintenance check, give us a call and we would be happy to discuss further. 
 

 

Where Are We Located?

 

Our office is conveniently located at 105 Lexington Road, Waterloo, ON. Give us a call today to learn what we can do for your water. 

 

To get directions, click here.

 

 

Sources

 

watersoftenerfacts.ca / thespruce.com / fluencecorp.com / popularmechanics.com   

 

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Water Softener Repair Kitchener-Waterloo

Water Softener Repair Kitchener-Waterloo

 

WaterSmart Systems has been in operation for over 20 years in the region of Waterloo and have seen just about everything when it comes to water softener repairs. If you can imagine a  problem, we can fix it, whether it be a motor issue, salt bridge, resin issue, blockage, leak, or some other less common problem. Contact the professionals at WaterSmart for your water softener repair.

 

 

Kitchener 519-745-3170    Waterloo 519-886-7331   Cambridge 519-886-7331

Guelph 519-836-2543


"Purchased a water softener, price was reasonable, sales staff was very informative and not pushy. Install was quick and clean and he gave instructions on the unit. I would highly recommend Watersmart Systems."

- Rob Morgan 

 

 

Makes & Models Of Water Softeners That We Repair

 

We service all makes and models of water softeners. No matter what the make or model, we can repair your unit. We have previous experience with all brands currently on the market. Below is a list of just some of the more common ones we deal with. 

 

Sears Water Softener Repairs

Kenmore Water Softener Repairs

WaterSmart Water Softener Repairs

Ecowater Water Softener Repairs

GE Water Softener Repairs

Aquamaster Water Softener Repairs

WaterBoss Water Softener Repairs

Fleck Water Softener Repairs

Morton Water Softener Repairs

Whirlpool Water Softener Repairs

 

Note: we don't repair Culligan and Kinetico units as we are not able to buy parts for these brands.

 

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"Absolutely wonderful! After getting many quotes, checking the quality of units, warranty and businesses through the BBB, I chose to go with Watersmart Systems.

Best equipment, price, warranty, and people!!" - Kim Pickles

 

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Common Water Softener Problems We Fix

 

We can fix any kind of issue you may be having with your water softener. Some of the most common problems we see are the system not providing soft water, system blockages, salt bridges, resin issues, programming issues, faulty motors, or a salt tank with too much water. No matter what your problem is, our technicians will be able to solve the issue. Give us a call today!

 

 

Water Softener Replacements

 

We always try to fix water softeners before replacing them as we can often do repairs very quickly and inexpensively. If we determine that your water softener cannot be fixed, or is not worth being fixed, we can provide and install a replacement unit. To learn more about our water softeners, which are both custom designed and custom built for the hard water we have in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, click here

 

 

About WaterSmart

 

WaterSmart is a family run business that has been in business for over 20 years. We pride ourselves on providing great quality work and products at great prices. We offer water softener repair services, water softeners, reverse osmosis drinking water systems, bottled water services, and plumbing services. To learn more about us, click here

 

 

Water Challenges Unique To Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario

 

Hard water can present a number of problems in your home. Some of those problems include:

 

 - Difficulties getting dishes or laundry clean

 - Damage to your clothing causing it to wear out faster

 - Damage to your washing machine

 - Damage to your dishwasher

 - Calcium buildup in your shower

 - Sink stains

 - Toilet bowl stains

 - Plumbing pipe damage

 

Kitchener-Waterloo has a unique water challenge as it has some of the hardest water in all of Canada. Kitchener-Waterloo has a water hardness level of 20-32 grains per gallon in most of the city, versus the national average in Canada of 10.5 grains per gallon. That is 2 to 3 times the average level of water hardness! To see exactly how hard the water is in your neighbourhood, click hereGetting the right water softener that can handle the hardness levels of your water is important to fully eliminate the problems the water in Cambridge can cause. 

 

To see how hard the water is in your area of the city, click here.

 

 

Preventative Maintenance

 

Water softeners, for the most part, are very reliable and require minimal to no maintenance to keep them running. If you request, though, we can check for salt bridging, inspect water flow, adjust regeneration frequencies, conduct water testing, sanitize the tank, or any other request you may have. If you would like us to perform an inspection or preventative maintenance check, give us a call and we would be happy to discuss further. 

 

 

Where Are We Located?

 

Our office is conveniently located at 105 Lexington Road, Waterloo, ON. Give us a call today to learn what we can do for your water. 

 

To get directions, click here.

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