These systems control the pH effect to stop corrosive action and deterioration in water piping systems by neutralizing the acidity and freeing carbon dioxide in the water that eats away at your plumbing, potentially causing elevated levels of copper and lead in your water. Neutralization eliminates the blue-green stain on fixtures in copper piping systems and damage to metal fittings in some plastic piping systems.
Greensand and aeration-type iron filers remove both forms of iron – suspended (ferric) and dissolved (ferrous). These types of filters will eliminate the orange or brown staining of your fixtures and clothing as well as the build-up in your piping.
Hardness in water causes scaling in pipes, water heaters, and appliances. It can also dull clothing colors, cause spotting on dishes, glassware, and plumbing fixtures, and irritate the skin. According to U.S. Geological Survey reports, an estimated 85% of homes in this country have hard water.