Hardness-causing calcium and magnesium minerals are removed by a water softener which is a whole-house filtration system from your water through an amazing process known as ion exchange. Hard water which is one of the most prevalent and devastating water problems is addressed by a water softener. Hard water wreaks havoc on the modern home. Your pipes get clogged up by scales which clogs them and decreases the water pressure. The lifespan of appliances like coffee makers, dishwashers, and ice machines get significantly shortened due to scale. Hard water destroys hot water appliances. The amount of magnesium and calcium that gets solidified and hardened into solid due to the higher temperature of the water and gets deposited inside your hot water heater. It can sound like your water heater is popping popcorn, if you live in hard water territory. This happens due to the scale has attached itself to the heating element. With the rising temperature of the heater the tank expands, and the calcified rock deposits crusted on the heating elements start cracking and stretching. The major reason for this is the hard water-induced scale which gives rise to the popcorn popping sound.
A laundry demands extra detergent to prevent it from looking dingy, without a water softener. Dishes will come out of your dishwasher streaked and stained. On your shower curtains, filmy scrums develop and your soap and shampoo will not lather. After bathing in hard water, your skin feels itchy and dry and your hair lifeless and sticky. The sheer amount of time, energy, and money required to clean up the detrimental side effects of hard water are dizzying. A whole house water softener is the solution to the scourge of water hardness.