Water Filters & Softeners in Maine. What’s with that !? So… here it is. Maine cities & towns that take their water from the earth’s surface tend to be “softer” than water taken from deep wells. Well water tends to be “Harder”. So if you live in Portland Maine, your water probably comes from Sebago Lake. Sebago is a “surface water”. Therefore, it is relatively soft compared to a private well in neighboring Windham Maine. Most folks living in Portland Maine and being served by Portland’s city water supply, would see no need for a water softener. The same can be said for Bangor’s water supply and their residential customers. However, there are 10’s of thousands of Mainers that get their water from their own private well. These folks need to look at things differently… very differently. We will discuss Maine well owners in the next post. Meanwhile, if you live on Portland or Bangor city water, be cautious if you are approached by a water softener sales person. Not all folks in this industry are looking out for your best interest. If you want to just chat about your water, feel free to call me… Thank you…. Chuck…. 207-907-9772.
Water Softener Reviews are most useful to consumers contemplating making that kind of purchase (see ours !). These kind of customer ratings describe the products, service and general treatment customers receive from Water Softener Companies. Often Water Softener pricing is included in such reviews. Look at reviews. Check out 3rd party sources like the Better Business Bureau, Home Advisor, or Angie’s List to be sure you are getting a company that specializes in Water Softeners. Then call us…. 207-907-9772. Ask for “Chuck, The Water Guy”.
Is it true that folks may need Water Softeners in Glenburn Maine ? Yes. Glenburn Maine is a town of private wells. Most folks get their water from their own water well rather than a city water supply. So there are frequently problems with water quality. Many times we see Iron staining, sulfur smell, even arsenic in Glenburn well water. Often… just a good water softener will do the job. Sometimes it takes a little more than a softener. The process is quick & simple. Call Mainely Water (207-907-9772). We will come out, do a quick water test for inorganics, review any other test results you may have, evaluate the installation site and give you a quote for any work that needs to be done. That quote & evaluation is free. So give us a call 207-907-9772.
Hard Water. “What is hard water?” That is a question we get a lot. The answer is simple. The problems generated by hard water are a bit more complex. It has been said that “Water is the universal solvent”. That means it dissolves just a little bit of everything it touches. When water passes through the deep underground rock deposits, it dissolves and carries with it small amounts of calcium & magnesium along with smaller amounts of other minerals. These minerals dissolved into the water, make the water “hard”. They will later fall out of solution and leave their mark all around your house in the form of “water spots”. These water spots can cause a host of problems from spots on you black car after washing to deposits in your hair making it heavy and stiff… even brittle.