Tag Archives: Hard Water Levels

A General Overview of Kinetico Water Softeners

Water softeners condition a property’s water supply by removing hard mineral ions (i.e. calcium, magnesium, iron, etc.) and replacing them with softer ones, such as sodium or potassium; a process known as mineral ion exchange. Soft water conditioners are essential … Continue reading

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How to Use a Hard Water Test Kit

Before learning about hard water test kits, your town’s level of hardness, and hard water removal, you need to know how the level of water hardness is measured. This will give you a better understanding of your hard water test … Continue reading

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What Does Hard Water Taste Like?

When water falls from the clouds and sky, it is naturally “soft” water, meaning it is free of mineral salts and ions; such as calcium, magnesium, iron, and more. Once rain water reaches the ground, it begins to soak into … Continue reading

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How Does a Water Softener Work?

The primary purpose of a water softener is to treat hard water. Hard water is water that contains high traces of mineral content, like magnesium, iron, and calcium. These minerals are absorbed when naturally soft rain water hits the ground … Continue reading

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How to Identify the Level of Hardness in a City’s Water Supply

As water falls from the sky as rain, it is soft and free of mineral compounds. Once it hits the ground, and permeates the soil, clay, and bedrock, it is no longer soft. Hard water contains magnesium and calcium ions … Continue reading

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