Soft Water Benefits
Isn’t it great when something so luxurious is also extremely practical and healthy?
Protection: Washing Appliances
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)
Full Pressure in Showers
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.
Crystal Clear Dishes
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.
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.
Protection: Pipes & Plumbing
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.
No More Static
(UPDATE) Soft water removes the electrical charge that is built up in your clothes when washed.
Bathrooms, showers, floors, and mirrors. Hard water builds up on glass and tile removing that NEW clear finish. It's all about the water.
Protection: Hot Water (Tank & Tankless)
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)
Moisturizes and Softens Skin
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.
Soft and Silky 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.
Long Lasting Hair Color
Municipal, chlorine-filled water fades hair color much quicker than fresh, chlorine water. Keep the hair color you want, longer.
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.