Hard Water Issues

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Hard water residue can be annoying to clean, but there are ways to avoid the inconvenience. (Photo Credits)

Hard water may not pose health risks but its residue can be hard to clean, and unsightly when left unaddressed. It can also cause plumbing problems once it builds up, and appliances that are connected to a water source like dishwashers and washing machines can malfunction due to hard water deposits.

Fortunately there are ways to avoid these inconveniences. Relator.com for instance says this issue can be solved by installing a water softening device in the home. In their article, they mentioned that the tool can help avoid problematic plumbing and appliance issues. Plumbing Association of San Diego     

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“Water softeners, which hook up to your plumbing lines, can reduce the water’s hardness by removing minerals from your water supply. Here’s how it works: As the hard water passes through the softening tank, negatively charged magnetic beads attract the positively charged calcium and magnesium particles, but allow the water to pass through.”

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The website Remove and Replace also mentioned yet another benefit of installing a water softener in homes that have hard water. In their online write-up, they mentioned that the softener can also help make the water cleaner. A/C And HVAC  

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“A water softener not only removes the hard minerals, but it can be said it “cleans” your water too. If you want clean drinking water, you can also install an RO (reverse osmosis) water filter. An RO water system can be installed under your kitchen sink with its own water dispenser. An RO water system filters out any further chemicals and turns the water into super clean drinking water.”

The full write-up can be found here.

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Homemaking website One Good Thing by Jillee meanwhile shared tips for homes with hard water. Their online article specifically shared helpful tips on ensuring smooth, shiny and clean dishes.

“I read a comment somewhere online from someone that had started using white vinegar as a rinse-aid in their dishwasher. They were very pleased with how shiny and clean the vinegar made their dishes look, so I figured it was worth a shot! I loaded my dishwasher like usual, then put a small ramekin in the center of the top rack. I filled the ramekin with plain white vinegar, then gently shut the dishwasher and turned it on to run a cycle.”

The full write-up can be found here.

There indeed is something that can be done about hard water issues.

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