Taking care of your home means taking care of everything that composes it – including the plumbing. While a clogged drain or leaky pipe might quickly make itself apparent, there is one common plumbing concern that often falls off of homeowners’ radars: hard water. Hard water contains minerals, like calcium. These minerals, if left to accumulate, build up over time and impact the functionality of plumbing systems. More than that, hard water can seriously harm.