The latest on salt free water softeners

September 19, 2013

The latest information is that there is still no such thing. End of story! There are salt-free water conditioners, but not salt-free water softeners.  Salt-free water softeners are like Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny – they make a  nice story, but they just aren’t real.  Maybe you shouldn’t tell you kids just yet though – just let them think that salt free softeners are still real.   By the time…

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Hard Water Causes Plugged Drains

June 10, 2012

Soap scum is a common source of clogs in bathtub drain systems. While it is not solid, it can solidify after it goes down the drain, gradually building up on your drain’s walls. As it does this, it can also stick to anything else passing through your drain, such as hair, making your other potential clogs into real clogs more quickly.

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The Green Wave Does Not Use nextScaleStop

The nextScaleStop media is much softer and seems to over-expand with use, causing it to turn to mush. I was very disappointed in the nextScaleStop meda which is also used in the Watts One-Flow system. I personally know of many failures of these systems – up to the current time.

November 25, 2010
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