Are water softeners healthy?

Answer Water softeners add certain compounds, usually sodium carbonate, to water to remove calcium and magnesium ions that harden inside fixtures and pipes. The amount of sodium present should not cause h... Read More »

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Are Water Softeners Good or Bad?

An oxymoron is a type of figurative speech, meaning it is a form of expression that conveys an idea or concept through words that are greater than their literal interpretation. An oxymoron is typic... Read More »

Risks Associated With Water Softeners?

The Water Quality Association's website notes that 85 percent of the United States has hard water. The solution to this problem seems easy enough---just install water softeners throughout the count... Read More »

Water Softeners & Hair?

Dull-looking, stiff or sticky hair may suffer from the side effects of hard water, which leaves mineral deposits on surfaces washed in it. Soft water can restore the hair's shine. ... Read More »

How much do water softeners cost?

In 2010 a water softener can range from about $450 to $12,000. The price depends on whether the water softener is timer controlled or water meter controlled. Many home improvement stores sell water... Read More »