What You Need to Know About Water Softener Systems

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There are many reasons to consider a water softener for you home. The effects of hard water go beyond that chalky buildup you see around your faucets. Hard water can damage your pipes and cause higher energy bills. Home appliances are short-lived, laundry is stiff and towels are scratchy, hair is dry and damaged no matter how much conditioner and products you use…sound familiar? This is a result of the minerals found in hard water like calcium, magnesium, and iron. Unlike hard water, soft water is free of harsh minerals and is more gentle on your body and home. Soft[...]

Your Dishwasher Maintenance Checklist

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Of all the most useful appliances created in the last century, the dishwasher is certainly near the top of the list. You rely on your dishwasher almost every day, so to keep it working its best, regular maintenance is necessary. You may be asking “Why would I need to clean an appliance that cleans my dishes?” It is easy to assume your dishwasher would clean itself as it cleans your dishes but with buildup of food and other debris, your dishwasher definitely needs some upkeep. Read on for some easy-to-follow steps to keep your dishwasher performing at its best and[...]

Where is the Hot Water?

There’s nothing like taking a hot shower after a long day… until the water is running cold. Common reasons you could be running out of hot water include: broken heat elements, sediment build-up and leaks or your water heater is just too small. Once you find out what is causing you to run out of hot water so quickly you can try and fix it yourself or call ASAP Appliance and Plumbing:  Water runs in streams of hot and cold  If you live out in the country or have hard water, you more than likely experience random spurts of hot[...]