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Home Water Tests That You Can Do Yourself, For Free.

Problems with hard water spots or rust stains? Home Water Test Kits are available, but did you know there are some basic steps you can take to find out your water condition without spending a penny? Are you wondering if your water is eating up your pipes and contaminating your water with corrosion by-products? Follow … Continue reading Home Water Tests That You Can Do Yourself, For Free.

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How To Use a Salt Free Water Conditioner for Hard Water Problems

How and when to use a salt free conditioner versus a standard salt-using water softener is important to know if you want to have great water and avoid wasting  time and money. Water Softener: Water softeners remove hardness scale (calcium carbonate) from water so fixtures are mostly spot-free,  glasses sparkle, skin is soft, laundry is … Continue reading How To Use a Salt Free Water Conditioner for Hard Water Problems

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What is The Difference Between Salt-free Water Conditioners and Standard Water Softeners?

What is the difference between water conditioners, such as the Scale Stopper, and traditional water softeners that use salt? Traditional water softeners use salt brine to exchange hardness calcium minerals with sodium ions. Hardness minerals (calcium and magnesium) are removed from the water so the water is then “soft” or free of hardness minerals.   Soft … Continue reading What is The Difference Between Salt-free Water Conditioners and Standard Water Softeners?

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Get It Straight: Hard Truths About Soft Water

If you’ve ever turned to the internet for information about hard water or water softening systems, you’ve likely noticed the glut of contradictory information floating about: some websites champion soft water and water softeners, usually because they sell them, while others denounce soft water as a blight on human and environmental health. Any smart consumer … Continue reading Get It Straight: Hard Truths About Soft Water

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Hardness, Iron, Bacteria Levels Reduced to Zero

I went down to the coastline to fix an iron bacteria odor and hardness problem.  Iron was .01 ppm, lots of bacteria though because the water had been stagnant in the lines and the calcium had formed “coral,” so to speak, for the bacteria to colonize in.  Hardness was 38 gpg. This 2.5 Fleck 7000 … Continue reading Hardness, Iron, Bacteria Levels Reduced to Zero

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Reader Letter: Treating Acid Water, Iron, and Sediment

Hi,  I am trying to figure out what combination of products I would need to fix the water coming of my parent’s well. They recently asked me to test the water since it had eaten through the well pump and was leaving blue lines in one of the bathtubs. Here are the problems:  a lot … Continue reading Reader Letter: Treating Acid Water, Iron, and Sediment

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What Are the Potential Problems with Using a Calcite Only Acid Neutralizer?

Yesterday we talked a little bit about neutralizing water without a calcite neutralizer. However, for best results, we recommend using a standalone calcite neutralizer tank. Today one customer wrote to us to ask about the potential drawbacks of using a calcite neutralizer, and we wanted to share our answer with you readers who might be … Continue reading What Are the Potential Problems with Using a Calcite Only Acid Neutralizer?

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How to configure a Neutralizer into your water treatment system

If you use multiple treatment systems for your well or city water, you have probably wondered whether their order of installation affects the final quality of your treated water.  The answer is yes, the order of your treatment systems can be a factor in determining the effectiveness of your systems.  One customer using an iron … Continue reading How to configure a Neutralizer into your water treatment system

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