Solutions for Rust and Iron Prevention In Well Water

Throughout the year we spend a lot of time thinking about the water quality in our home.  We all desire high quality water in our homes which is why many of us will install a system to treat our water.  There are several different water treatment solutions available including water softeners, water conditioners, reverse osmosis filtration, iron filters, and water purification systems. Each available system serves a different purpose and meets the needs of homeowners differently.  Testing and analyzing the water from your home will determine what system or systems best fits your needs.

When warmer weather starts to move in, we quickly shift gears from the water in our home to the water outside of our homes.  Let’s face it, water is essential to create and maintain a healthy landscape.  When Mother Nature isn’t producing the water, we need for this to happen we turn to our irritation systems.  For many of us this is when we start to notice the unsightly effects of rust and iron within our irrigation systems.

There isn’t a whole lot treating your water will do for existing rust and iron stains however installing an irrigation stain control system can prevent further damage.  Rust and iron prevention and remover are two different aspects in preparing your home and irrigation system for the spring and summer seasons.  In order to remove existing stains on landscaping, siding, sidewalks, and more there are many safe, biodegradable options available to homeowners.  For irrigation rust and iron prevention, the experts at Reynolds Water Conditioning Company can help! 

There are three different water treatment systems that work well in irrigation applications.  The results of your well water analysis will better help to determine which system will best suit your specific need.  The most common option for irrigation systems using well water with a high density of rust elements is the installation of a system that combines specialized equipment and chemicals. 

The Reynolds Irrigation Stain Control System is a combination of the best equipment and chemicals available on the market today.  It is a system that has over 25 years of results to prove it is effective in preventing the rust stains that can be found on the outdoor surfaces around your home. This specific system works to prevent red water stains and rust from forming on patio furniture, siding, and more without the use of harmful chemical solutions. 

The specialized RC solution used in the Reynolds Irrigation Stain Control System is not only safe for plants and animals it protects against corrosion and pitting as well as being 100% bio-degradable and safe for the environment. This solution is added to a tank that includes a flow switch and an injection pump.  The solution is introduced to the water stream as it enters the irrigation system which prevents staining. 

Other options that are available to improve the quality of the water running through your irrigation system include the Reynolds ClearStream Iron-Rust-Odor Filter and Reynolds Chlorinator.  Both systems treat the amount of iron in well water.  When iron is removed for the water before it enters the irrigation system, outdoor staining can be prevented.  

.  Both systems treat the amount of iron in well water.  When iron is removed for the water before it enters the irrigation system, outdoor staining can be prevented.  

The experts at Reynolds Water Conditioning have a solution to your homes unique water quality needs including: arsenic, bacteria, chlorine, rotten egg smell, fluoride, hard water, iron, lead, acid, tannins, radon, and more.  More information on our water treatment solutions including water softeners and conditioners, water filtration and purification, reverse osmosis drinking water, and iron & odor removal can be found online at

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Picking A Suitable Well Water Iron Filter

Using a water softener system has been shown to extend the life expectancy of plumbing because it eliminates scale build-up in pipes and fittings. Not only does hard water clog your plumbing but it also reduces the efficiency of your water heater and other household appliances.

You know that the water you are using is hard if soaps and detergent do not dissolve or lather easily and you have probably noticed that your once shiny silverware now appear dull and do not have that sparkle after washing them. Hard water is also known to dry the skin and hair and leave white mineral deposits on your surfaces.

Some homeowners don’t mind using hard water, aside from the annoying scale buildup in the plumbing system. However, if increasing the efficiency of your appliances, plumbing, and heating is your goal installing a whole house water softener with a special filter for iron will get the job done.

The whole house water softener with a special iron filter, is a chemical and maintenance-free process designed to remove water hardness including iron that causes the red staining and rust in your toilet bowls, sinks, and appliances. The system eliminates that iron-tasting and rotten egg odor which originates from well and city water that has high amounts of iron and manganese.

A water softener with an iron water filter unit is economical, it requires much less space and it’s easy to operate because it replenishes itself on demand in a process that washes the stored iron out of the filter bed and down the drain. Every home needs something unique to their water needs and therefore only after a water analysis is performed should a water treatment system be purchased.

A reverse osmosis water softener is a home water filtration system that uses pressure to force water through a semi-permeable membrane that allows it to pass through while blocking up to 99% of impurities and contaminants.  In addition to producing safe, clean, and the purest quality of water, the reverse osmosis water softener is convenient to use.  It is easy to clean and only requires a periodic replacement of disposable filters.

A reputable water conditioning company will be able to assess your family’s needs and install a water treatment solution that is designed specifically for your water and usage.  Quality drinking water is a need for all homes.  A proper water softener can not only improve your homes water quality.

At Reynolds Water Conditioning Company, we are here to help make sure our clients don’t buy water treatment systems that they don’t need.  We are here to make sure you find a water softening system that gives you the results you are looking for, whether it is to remove iron or odor from you water; we have a solution that will help!  For more information contact our experts at 800.572.9575 or at our website

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