Culligan Water Softener

Here is why a highly efficient Culligan water softener system might help you:

culligan water softenerEach household has lots of appliances generating hefty utility bills each and every month. We all know this is not avoidable. We need to wash, cook, we need lighting and heating as well in our homes. However there are ways to reduce the costs of these. It worth the effort as the money you save adds up nicely over time.

Many people is using high efficiency machines nowadays, (dishwashers, washing machines, energy saving lightbulbs…etc.) saving a lot of money each year. On the other hand, many of these homeowners ignore the quality of water coming from the pipes. Hard water may cancel out the benefits of energy efficient devices, that using water due to limescale building up in those machines.

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Water Softener Salt

water softener salt

Water Softener Salt

If you own a house or rent an apartment, you are probably familiar with what a water softener salt, is.  In layman’s terms, a water softener acts to turn the hard water from the city or from your well into soft water that can be used in everyday applications such as bathing, cooking, and drinking.  Hard water is any water that contains too much calcium or magnesium.  Hard water can cause a variety of problems inside your home, but the main two problems are as follows:
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Iron Water Filter

What is an iron water filter and what does it do?

In the ground soil there is always iron. When it rains from the sky iron will seep into the well and the ground water, as water is always going through the Earth. This is why there is iron in our drinking water. Read the rest of this entry »

Water Softening In General

We often hear and use the terms hard water solution, soft water, and water softener systems, but what do they actually mean? How can a liquid be hard anyway???

These terms refer to the levels of dissolved calcium and magnesium positive ions in the water. Hard water has higher than ordinary level of these minerals, soft water is the opposite. Units like mg/l or grains/gallon is being used to express this. These minerals dissolve into the water from soft rocks containing calcium and magnesium and other mineral deposits. Read the rest of this entry »

Water Softener Resin

What does a water softener resin do?

Water softener resin makes hard water softer by eliminating calcium and magnesium ions from the water which passing through the tank. It’s a plastic-type material able to swapping one ion with a different one. Read the rest of this entry »