Anyone who has spent hours scrubbing their tubs or sinks knows how annoying rust stains are. But, what causes these pesky stains? More importantly, how do you get rid of them? Here is what you need to know about getting rust out of your water.
If you’re concerned whether a water softener might add salt to your drinking water, don’t fret; in short, the answer is no. Read on to learn about the simple science behind water softeners and the benefits of having one installed in your home.
We know you already do laundry more than you really want to, but what if hard water is making your clothes dingier and rougher? Here are some of the many cons of hard water and how a water softener can make your laundry days (and life in general) easier.
Hard water takes a toll on your appliances…
Hard water comes right out of the ground and contains minerals like calcium and magnesium. These chemicals like to clog and corrode pipes and appliances, especially your washing machine (which can use up to 27 gallons of water per load, depending on the model you have). Because your washing machine uses hot water, that places it more at risk for hard water damage or even machine failure, since heat makes the clogging, corroding, and scale deposit buildup even worse. Read more