The Real Reason Your Skin is So Itchy

It Could Be Your Home’s Water

Have you been struggling with chronic itchy skin? If so, you’re not alone. Many people struggle with itchiness that seems to never go away. Fortunately, there is a simple solution that can help: using a water softener system in your home. In this post, I’ll explain how a water softener system can help alleviate your chronic itchy skin and make your life more comfortable.

How Does Hard Water Cause Dry Skin?

Hard water contains high levels of minerals such as calcium and magnesium, which can build up on the surface of your skin and create a layer that traps moisture and prevents it from dissipating into the atmosphere. This trapped moisture leads to irritation and dryness, resulting in chronic itchy skin. On top of causing irritation, hard water can also clog pores and impede the absorption of moisturizing products into the skin. So if you’ve been struggling with chronically dry or itchy skin for months or even years, then it’s likely time to consider investing in a water softener system for your home.

What Is a Water Softener System?

A water softener system is an appliance designed to remove these minerals from your tap water before they reach your body or clothing. Doing so helps restore the balance between hard minerals (calcium and magnesium) and soft minerals (such as sodium) in the water supply. As a result, when you shower or wash your hands with softened water instead of hard water, you won’t be exposing yourself to those irritating mineral deposits that cause dry, itchy skin over time. With regular use of softened water, you should begin to notice an improvement in the quality of your skin within days or weeks.

Using a water softener system is an easy way to improve the quality of your skin over time by removing irritating mineral deposits from your tap water before they reach your body or clothing. Investing in one of these systems is well worth it if you’ve been struggling with chronic itchiness. Plus, since this type of system requires minimal maintenance and upkeep once installed, it’s an affordable way to keep enjoying softer-feeling skin for years down the road!

At Clean Water of Virginia, we serve all of Winchester and will help you find the perfect water filtration solution for your family and your home. Click the contact button below to schedule a time to speak to one of our water specialists!