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single tank vs dual tank water softeners

Single Tank vs Dual Tank Water Softener: Which is Better?

Water softeners, a god-sent device for your skin and your pipes, are essential for a comfortable home in a hard water area. After all, limescale is an unsightly and unnecessary ‘defect’ of the piping system. Imagine that limescale buildup that you see on someone’s bathtub coating your skin. Hard water, having magnesium and calcium, negates …

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Water Conditioner vs Water Softener

Water Conditioner vs Water Softener: Do You Know The Difference?

If you have been looking for the softener, then you have definitely come across the term conditioner, salt-free softener or descaler. The truth is that although both are designed to address the same aspect of hard water, they are very different. Further down, I will explain the difference between water conditioner and softener and dot …

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Is It Better to Rent or Buy a Water Softener?

Is It Better to Rent or Buy a Water Softener? 5 Rental Companies Compared

I have received an email from one of my readers asking for advice. In particular, he was on edge and couldn’t decide on how he should acquire a water softener. He wanted to know if it’s better to rent or buy a water softener? If you are renting the property and looking for a stress-free …

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What Does Reverse Osmosis Not Remove From Water

What Does Reverse Osmosis Not Remove From Water?

Reverse osmosis (RO) is a water purification process that uses a partially permeable membrane to remove toxins, bacteria, ions, chemicals, and larger particles like sediment from drinking water. The end result of the process is supposed to be pure water because smaller particles like hydrogen and oxygen (H20) pass through. Despite that claim, many people …

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Does Reverse Osmosis Remove Minerals

Does Reverse Osmosis Remove Minerals?

While water is vital to life, many of the contaminants in it are not! A list published by the Environmental Protection Agency in the United States has shown that tap water can contain pesticides, bacteria, birth control pills, antidepressants, viruses, and even radioactive contaminants like plutonium. Reverse osmosis (RO) has become popular in recent years …

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Do Water Softeners Reduce Pressure

Do Water Softeners Reduce Pressure? (4 Potential Causes)

The high cost of purchasing and installing a water softener system can bring many benefits to your pipes, fixtures, and appliances. But do softeners reduce pressure or what are the likely cause of the issue? Softeners use resin-based filters that catch sediment and minerals like calcium and magnesium. Normally water softener systems should not affect …

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