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What is a Water Softener?

Water softeners help remove harmful metallic ions from hard water, which can improve water quality and increase the longevity of your plumbing. Calcium, magnesium, chlorides and sulfides can build up in pipes, causing them to corrode over time. Metallic contaminants also can reduce the effectiveness of soaps and detergents. Modern water softeners come in a wide variety of efficiency grades, and some models use LED indicators to alert you when to refill the device with softening material. If you're looking to reduce the accumulation of limescale in your plumbing and increase your washing machine and dishwasher's efficiency, then a home water softener is a good solution.

Benefits of a Water Softener

  • Reduces the buildup of limescale inside plumbing
  • Makes soap more effective and efficient
  • Helps limit irritation on sensitive skin