View the benefits of Water Softening
Rainwater is naturally soft. Thus, one with rainwater harvesting gets to experience the MANY benefits of soft water. From protecting plumbing and appliances, to clear surfaces and dishes, to healthy and soft skin and hair.
Hard water coats your hair with calcium and magnesium, this causes it to get dry and tangly. Your hair will never feel better than it does when using soft water.
Hot water tanks may be the appliance most affected by hard water. Softeners allow the water to flow through the system with no buildup. (See Batelle Report)
Any water use appliance such as dishwashers or clothes washers are affected negatively by hard water. Soft water increases efficiency and life-span. (see Battelle Report)
Calcium and magnesium in hard water will build up in pipes and plumbing over the years. With soft water, you pipes and plumbing stay clean and smooth.
Isn’t it great when something so luxurious is also extremely practical and healthy?
(UPDATE) Soft water removes the electrical charge that is built up in your clothes when washed.
Hard water contains calcium and magnesium which builds up on everything... including your skin and pores. Soft water let's your skin breathe naturally and retain healthy oils.
Municipal, chlorine-filled water fades hair color much quicker than fresh, chlorine water. Keep the hair color you want, longer.
Most clothing and dish detergent is designed to overcome the contaminants within hard water. Thus, when using soft water, one can expect use less than half as much detergent.
Hard water builds up in small ports like shower heads, which can create a loss in pressure of 75% in less than 18 months! One can expect no build up with soft water.
Hard water is incredibly corrosive to glass. Have you ever pulled a glass out of the dishwasher and it was almost foggy? Soft water cleans the dishes perfectly clear without etching into the glass.