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Water Softeners

THE WATER SOFTENER STORY The Water Softener Story begins with the simplest and most basic of human needs - water! We use it to cook, to bathe, to drink. Beyond these necessities, water also plays a central role in the conveniences of modern life. Our dishwashers, washing machines, sprinklers, swimming pools and so much more, rely on water. Water is so much a part of our daily lives that we easily take it for granted. However, for a very large proportion of North American home owners the nuisance and costs associated with hard water just can't be ignored: clogged showers, damaged appliances, unsightly scale, dry skin - the list goes on. Water Softeners provide a much-needed and elegant solution to all of these water woes. HARDWATER IS A COMMON ISSUE CAUSING PROBLEMS IN MANY HOMES: 85% of North American households have hard water. 114,999,769 U.S. and Canadian homes are affected by hard water and the problems associated with it. 17,939,963,964 gallons of hard water flow through homes and businesses in the U.S. and Canada every year. HARDWATER CAUSES 1 - Spotted and hazy dishes 2- Clogged pipes 3 - Itchy and dry skin 4 - Unsightly stains on fixtures 5 - Damaged appliances 6 - Grey or yellowed clothing BUT WITH SOFT WATER.. ENJOY THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS IN YOUR say goodbye to unsightly stains HOME INCLUDING: enjoy a on tubs, toilets, sinks clog free showerhead for life* and improved skin health add years to the life of your appliances and use less detergent prevent and even F open choked pipes use up to 50% less laundry detergent and cold water and still get use up to stains out* 24% less energy to heat soft water * The Energy Savings Study: 2009 Battelle Memorial Institute HOW A WATER SOFTENER WORKS 1800 24.3050 12 40.078 20 55.845 26 Ca Calcium PHASE 7 Mg Fe Iron Magneslum LArl e Soft water to PHASE 1 home and hot water heater. Hard, untreated water containing magnesium, calcium and iron enters the tank. PHASE 2 PHASE 6 Special resin grabs on to hardness Controller monitors and measures minerals. the process. PHASE 3 PHASE 5 Soft water travels Soft water passes through gravel underbed. up riser tube. PHASE 4 Water passes through strainer which stops resin from escaping. THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN BUYING... What brands What size system do I need? are best? What's the total cost of ownwership? Can I install it myself? Where What's the should I warranty? buy one? How do I pick a trustworthy dealer?

Water Softeners

shared by rthornley on Mar 18
This infographic describes the need for a water softener, how they work, and considerations that a consumer should make when deciding what to buy.


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