Water Softeners & Hair?

Answer 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 »

Top Q&A For: Water Softeners & Hair

Are water softeners healthy?

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 »

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 »

Osmotic Water Softeners?

Americans tend to trust their domestic water supply less than Europeans, according to a 2002 national survey While a majority drink water from a tap, a fifth of Americans drink bottled water exclu... Read More »

How do I maintain water softeners?

Check for Salt BuildupExamine your water softener unit for salt buildup. Clean your brine tank with dishwashing detergent and warm water by pouring the solution into the brine tank. Rinse to remove... Read More »