When looking for a water softener for sale there are a few things that you should consider. Since it is a product that you will use for years to come it is important to research all the choices available to you.
Water softeners come in a variety of sizes and shapes. Size is based on the hardness of your water and how many gallons of water your family uses per day. One formula used to determine the size water softener you need is:
The gpg or grains per gallon refers to how hard your water is. Water picks up minerals as it moves through the ground, over rocks, etc. Large amounts of calcium and magnesium are dissolved and held by the water thereby making water “hard.”
Water softeners for sale that use salt
Most water softeners for sale use large amounts of salt. The salt displaces the calcium and magnesium and replaces it with sodium. Sodium in water creates the following problems:
- Water feels slippery or slimy
- Water feels as though it cannot be rinsed off
- Salt is corrosive
- Pipes don’t last
- Water heaters wear out quickly
- Large amounts of salt will be released into the environment
- Health problems for those on a sodium restricted diet
Some questions to ask when looking for a water softener for sale
If you will want your water softener to eliminate as many things as possible here are some questions to ask. Will this water softener system:
- Treat acidic water
- Remove spots
- Remove nitrates
- Remove pesticides
- Remove sulfur
- Reduce detergent and soap usage
- Improve the taste of water
- Do parts need to be replaced
- Reduce hard water scale buildup
- Require additional hook up under the sink for drinking water
- Softer water
- Have a built in filter
- Reduce bacteria
- Remove chlorine
- Remove heavy metals
A safe alternative to traditional water softerners for sale
If you are looking for a water softener for sale you will want to consider a simple, eco-safe alternative to traditional salt water softeners.
Aqua Magnets water conditioning system will eliminate your hard water problems. The minerals –calcium and magnesium – which bind together and cause your water to be hard will be dissolved with this system.
Minerals will be released into the water supply to be used by all living things touched by the water.
With Aqua Magnets, your lawn will be greener; your garden will grow better and produce more. Your family and pets will have more nutrients available to them.
The scale and other mineral buildup in your pipes and appliances and on your faucets will dissolve. It will be possible to wipe the residue away with a fingertip instead of scrubbing or using harsh chemicals to remove it.
Aqua Magnets fit onto the pipe that brings water into your home. They are safe to use and inexpensive to purchase.
Looking for a water softener for sale? Aqua Magnets are the eco-friendly answer …
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