How Do Reverse Osmosis Systems Work?

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Reverse osmosis is a water purification process that uses a semi-permeable membrane to filter out unwanted contaminants and particles such as dirt, pesticides, chlorine and more. This semi-permeable membrane allows water to flow through it, but prevents larger molecules and contaminants from passing through. RO is a multi-step process. What is this process? Water passes […]

What is a Water Softener System & How Does it Work?

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You may have noticed small issues around your home that have led you to believe you have hard water. Some tell-tale signs you have hard water can include: mineral build-up on faucet heads, your soap does not lather properly, you have dry or irritated skin after showering, and your clothes look dingy or feel stiff. […]

Pennsylvania Water Hardness

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Water quality should not be taken for granted. Pennsylvania’s drinking water is considered hard. Across PA, water quality differs, county to county, city to city. Water hardness levels vary across the state, some areas having higher water hardness than others. How you treat your water depends on your water source. Testing your drinking water will […]

Issues We See in 9 out of 10 Homes in Southern Chester County

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Water quality varies from not just one area to the next, but even neighboring homes can have very different water quality, especially when they source from wells. However, some areas have consistent water issues that we see in almost every home or business, and Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania is one such area. Southern Chester County […]

Well Water Problems in Pennsylvania

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Well contaminants are common in Pennsylvania and across the United States. Private homeowner wells are not regulated by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Although they do emphasize the importance of testing your well water for contaminants at least once a year.  As a homeowner of a private well you are responsible for the […]

Common Home & Commercial Water Issues

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At Suburban Water we are able to professionally treat residential and commercial water systems. With 60+ years of knowledge, we have resolved many customers’ water quality issues. We customize solutions specific for your needs, ensuring that you get the best quality water. The easiest way to determine if you have a water quality issue is […]

Hard Water vs. Soft Water: What is Hard Water?

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Hard Water Vs. Soft Water So, you have begun exploring your water softening options! Suburban Water experts are here to help. You may have heard of hard water and soft water. You’re probably wondering what the differences are and if you need to fix it. Is hard water bad for you? Can you drink hard […]