Water Problems

Common Water Problems & Solutions

There are many common water problems found in all areas around the world and domestically. Homes all around world and in America have meny correctable water problems that cause negative effects on home and the health of the residents. While basic signs of problems can be an indator, some contaminants simply cannot be detected by taste, odor or smell. Studies show that hard water has been found in over 85% of American homes and the changes can be drastic when the water problems are corrected.

These common water problems can cause many common negative effects including rusting / corroded pipes, bad tasting water, higher water heating bills, clothing stains, and hard water just to name a few. Take a look below to learn more about each water problem and the best solutions to resolve the issue. For a consultation in helping you resolve your water problem please call WB USA today!

Hard Water

[frame src=” https://www.waterbusiness.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/hard-water.jpeg ” width=”150″ height=”150″ lightbox=”on” ” align=”right”]Hard water problems occur all around the home by leaving stains or water spots on the objects that were in contact with the water. Calcium and magnesium ions are the main cause of hardness which can cause stains or spots on appliance & fixtures, soap scum buildup, and scaling in appliances which will cause problems like decreased efficiency and expensive repairs.

There are several ways to get rid of hard water but the most common solution is to use a water softener. New softening methods such as saltless or green water softening have reduced the cost of water softening because they do not require the costly salt media replacements that traditional water softeners use. A green water softener system is the most cost effective way to eliminate hard water making them the best solution. Combining a whole house carbon filter to your water softener will allow you to enjoy clean, soft, chlorine free water throughout your entire home or building.


Odors / Smells

[frame src=” https://www.waterbusiness.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Water-Odor.jpeg ” width=”137″ height=”200″ lightbox=”on” ” align=”right”]There are many common common odors that can be emitted by contaminated water including torren egg smell, chlorine & chloramine, metallic, musty, fishy and earthy smells. These smells can be caused by variety of problems such as sulfur, chlorine, chloramine, or molds, algae and bacteria that can live in water and can multiply within a home’s plumbing system.

There are a number of solutions for these various problems such was water softeners, drinking water filtration systems, ro reverse osmosis systems, and whole house carbon filters. Depending on what your problem is, one of these methods may be better than the rest, so call WB USA today to get started on solving your water problems.



[frame src=” https://www.waterbusiness.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Bad-tasting-water.jpeg ” width=”150″ height=”150″ lightbox=”on” ” align=”right”]There are several different common problems that can cause bad tastes such as chlorine & chloramine, metallic, musty, fishy and earthy tastes. These tastes can arise from a variety of issues such as the presence of iron, heavy metals, and compounds from decayed vegetation and are typically associated with various forms of algae. These problems can be solved through whole house carbon filtration, drinking water filtration systems, and reverse osmosis filtration systems.


Cloudy Water, Turbidity, & Discoloration

[frame src=” https://www.waterbusiness.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Dirty-Water.jpeg ” width=”150″ height=”150″ lightbox=”on” ” align=”right”]There are several different types of bacteria and contaminants in your water that can cause discoloration, turbidity, or cloudy water. Addressing these issues usually requires a water filtration system, but can also be done with whole house filters in less serious situation. If you have cloudy water, turbidity, or discoloration it is advised that you obtain a water test analysis either on your own or by a reputable company. WB USA will work with you to address the contaminants that can be found in the water.


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