10 Questions About Water Softeners Answered!
With any technology or product, questions can lead consumers to make poor purchasing decisions. Moreover, it can ruin the consumer experience in many ways. When it comes to a water softener, we can help. We have compiled a list of 10 key questions to help answer most questions about water softeners.
How do I know if the water in my home is hard water?
Tap water contains high levels of minerals and sediments that can damage your pipes, sinks, and even your hair and skin. Ask yourself the following questions to see if your home needs a water softener.
Will your laundry be rough or hard?
Is there plaque buildup on your sinks and tubs?
Is your washing machine wearing out faster than expected?
Does your hair or scalp itch?
If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, your home water is most likely hard. To find out, request a free water quality analysis from WATER LOGIC.
Why does every household need a water softener?
How long will a water softener last?
A water softener can last 10-15 years if properly maintained.
Is softened water safe to drink?
There is no evidence that soft water is safe or unsafe to drink, but in countries where drinking water is obtained from various sources, such as wells or municipal water systems, it is recommended to drink only purified water. Water treated with a water softener is safe to drink.
How can I determine if the salinity of a water softener has been reduced?
A clear indicator of a water softener’s low salinity is the difference in water quality. Once you start using a water softener, the water quality in your home will improve. The change in quality is very easy to understand. You will notice common hard water problems such as soap scum, dishes taking longer than usual to wash, poor lather in the shower, dull clothes, rough hair, and dry skin. If you start experiencing these problems, it is time to add salt to your water softener.
Does my water softener need maintenance?
If your water pressure suddenly drops and your water softener sounds like it is running continuously, your water softener may be in bad shape and needs maintenance.
How do I know what size water softener I need for my home?
You can usually multiply the number of people in your home by 80 liters, which is the average amount of water one person uses per day. Then multiply this number by the hardness level of the water when tested. This will help you determine what size grains to look for.
Does it matter what type of salt I use in the Water Softener?
Water softeners work best with sodium chloride or potassium chloride. Sodium chloride is commercially available in cubes or pellets. Sodium chloride is also preferable because of its low cost.
Will the water softener improve the quality of my hair and skin?
Hard water contains minerals that absorb the skin’s natural oils and break down its natural protective layer. Persistent use of hard water can lead to dry skin and cause various skin problems such as eczema. Hard water can also dry out hair, making it thinner and causing itching of the scalp.
Fabric softeners are important for hair and skin health because when hard water is softened, harmful minerals stop damaging hair and skin. In addition, soft water also prevents soap build-up. Soapy water can clog skin pores and leave calcium deposits on skin and hair.
How much does a Water Softener Cost?
The price of a Water Softener depends on its functions and use. Many water purifiers are now also sold as Water Softeners. One needs to be careful when choosing Water Softeners as WATER LOGIC’s range of Water Softeners ranges from Rs. 7,000 to Rs. 90,000 and includes a fully automatic Water Softener for household use, a WATER LOGIC bathroom Water Softener, and a WATER LOGIC washing machine Water Softener.
Why choose a WATER LOGIC Water Softener?
WATER LOGIC Water Softeners are designed to give you the best water 24 hours a day, without electricity, and with WATER LOGIC’s patented powerless valve and on-demand regeneration, you get perfect, unlimited soft water. Visit our website to see our full range of Water Softeners.
We hope we have answered your most important questions about Water Softeners, whether you use a Water Softener or are looking to buy one. If you have any more questions about Water Softeners or using them, please let us know in the comments and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Share this blog with anyone who is considering buying a Water Softener but is not sure which Water Softener is best for their needs.