Home Hard Water Treatment?

Answer Dissolved minerals such as calcium and magnesium in high quantities constitute "hard" water, according to the website Although not a health risk, when compared with "soft" wate... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Home Hard Water Treatment

If you add softened water to a swimming pool with hard water rather than draining and refilling how could the addition of soft water be corrosive?

The corrosive properties of water are not affected by its hardness. This is a common misconception that can be explained by the types of source water that yield naturally soft or naturally hard wat... Read More »

Why Don't Municipal Water Treatment Plants Use Distillation to Purify Water?

Distilling water ranks low on the list of public water treatment options because of its high energy usage, high cost and the amount of water wasted in the process. Approximately 5 gallons of water... Read More »

Do you need more laundry detergent in soft water than in hard water?

no,cos soft water form lather readily with water,while hard water doesnt

How does hard water differ chemically from soft water?

The water we use is generally classified into "hard" and "soft" water. While both are safe for use and consumption, their different properties can have a variety of effects. To best use each type o... Read More »