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Hard Water Problems – Boo!

Hard water problems are no fun.  If you are like 85% of Americans, you have hard water. Hard water is caused by a heavy concentration of minerals in water, specifically calcium and magnesium. Sometimes other minerals are present as well. The worst part is that hard water problems sneak up on you, gradual at first, […]

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Whole house water softener

Considering a Whole House Water Softener?

If you have a hard water problem chances are you’re willing to buy on whole house water softener to try and fix it. If you’re not prepared to spend money you’re in for sticker shock because whole house water softening systems cost between $3,000 and $10,000. If you’re one of the 85% of American homes […]

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Wondering About Water Softeners? How They Work?

If you are wondering about water softeners and how they work here is some information that you need. (Here’s another article too: Do Water Softeners Work?) Water softeners are designed to remove the minerals in water that make it hard. Calcium and magnesium are the most common minerals found in water but sometimes iron and other minerals are […]

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A Guide to Water Softener Sizing

A Guide to Water Softener Sizing

Water softener sizing refers to the process of matching a water softener to the kind of water you have and how many gallons you use per day. If your water softener is properly sized you will use less salt per year in your softener. How to determine water softener sizing This is the formula recommended […]

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