How to Remove Calcium Buildup in Pipes

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Of no fault of your own, your home may be stuck with hard water simply because of your geographical location. Hard water refers to the amount of minerals such as calcium and magnesium floating in the water circulating throughout your home plumbing system. And the harder your water is, the more destructive it is to…

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How to Remove Rust from Your Sink and Tub

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Are you noticing brownish stains in your sink or your tub? If you’ve tried casually removing them but found that you couldn’t, that’s a sign you’ve got rust coming through your faucet. (Feel free to groan in frustration.) Where on earth does this rust come from? Well, from your water! More specifically, aged, rusty pipes…

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Reasons to Have a Water Softener in Phoenix

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What does it mean if you have hard water? Well, your water is naturally filled with minerals from the environment your water came from and all the environments and water systems your water flows through before it finally gets to your home. Since water has quite a long journey before it reaches your faucet, it’s…

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What Chemicals Are in Tap Water?

what chemicals are in tap water

Water isn’t naturally clean. Your water is extracted from many natural sources including rivers, lakes, streams, springs, and wells. Particularly for the city of Phoenix, the Salt, Verde, and Colorado rivers are the valley’s major sources of untreated surface water, while some makes its way from the Agua Fria River as well. The rest of…

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Why We Treat Water and Other Insider Tips

Why We Treat Water

It might not seem like it at first glance, but there are minuscule particles floating in your water, ranging from dissolved solids like calcium and magnesium to chemicals like chlorine. These particles spoil the smell and taste of your water, and even attach to your pipes and plumbing fixtures, potentially causing major problems for your…

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Why a Water Softener Installation is Advisable

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Deer Valley Plumbing Contractors is happy to provide our expertise when it comes to your plumbing concerns. If you’re considering a water filtration system in Glendale, AZ, we’re the ones to turn to. If you’re still having second thoughts about installing a water softening system, we can also help. Below, we talk about why we…

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How to Choose the Right Water Treatment Method for Your Home

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What is a water treatment system? There are plenty of options to choose from when deciding the best water treatment method for your home. Although the city already runs your water through a water treatment process, systems installed in your home further treat your water of leftover pollutants which the city allows to remain in…

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What Causes Water Heaters to Burst?

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According to the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS), burst water heaters are one of the most common sources of residential water damage. Fortunately, the plumbers at Deer Valley Plumbing Contractors have all it takes to offer reliable water heater services. Below are factors that can lead to a burst water heater. Sediment…

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Phoenix AZ Water Treatment Tips You Can’t Live Without

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As an Arizonan, you know how scorching summers get and the importance of always having readily available water to drink. Thanks to the City of Phoenix, water is distributed to the taps of homes across the valley, ensuring you and every Arizonan maintain your hygiene and hydration. But despite this constant supply of water, you…

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