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 + Hard Water Described 
  
 +Hard water is water which has high amounts of  dissolved calcium, magnesium, and other miner... 
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 +Most adults discovered that water may  be soft or hard. They have learned, too, that there's a connection between water quality and total hardness. Hard water reduces the power of your soap. Actually, hard water is usually detected by  noting the total amount of soap necessary to form lather <a  href="http://aquafiltersystems.com/whole-house-carbon-filter.html">the whole house filter</a> . Hard water might build  up in hot water pipes and appliances, producing  scale. 
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 +Hard Water Defined 
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 +Hard water is water that contains  high amounts of dissolved calcium, magnesium, and other mineral salts such as iron. The more the  quantity of dissolved minerals in the water, the harder it is. 
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 +Whole hardness is measured  in grains per gallon (gpg) or parts per million (ppm). If water contains less than 3.5 gpg, it's considered smooth water. If it contains more than 7 gpg, it is considered hard water. The American Society of Engineers' water hardness  group table breaks it down in this manner. 
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 +* Soft: 0 to 3.5 gpg 0 to 60  ppm 
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 +* Moderate: 3.6 to 7 gpg 61 to 12-0 ppm 
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 +* Hard: 7.1 to 10.5 gpg 121 to 180 ppm 
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 +* Very Hard: More than 10.5 gpg more than 180 ppm 
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 +Making the  Connection 
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 +Water quality and total hardness are linked.  Tricky water is safe for drinking, cooking, and other household uses, however it may  cause problems. 
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 +One way where total hardness and water quality are linked is the result of such water on home plumbing. Full  hardness means a build-up of machines inside pipes, especially those holding hot-water. 
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 +Complete hardness and water quality can also be connected within their influence on water  that is used by appliances. Automatic washers and dishwashers  can decrease in cleaning and laundering  ability. Water heaters can be less productive. Appliances that  furnish water may become clogged. 
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 +Creatively, water quality and total hardness are linked in those white, chalky deposits that accumulate on  containers, sinks, and cookware. 
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 +U.S. Water Quality 
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 +According to the 1997 National Water Quality Survey, 1  of 5 people questioned within the U.S. is dissatisfied with the water quality in his or her house. That is associated with the fact written by the U.S. Geological Survey: that 85 % of the U.S. has hard water. Water softeners are installed by many people within their  houses to improve water quality. 
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 +Identifying Water Quality 
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 +You can have your water quality if you're getting into a new region or perhaps a new  home tested. If you have been living in the same home for some time, you  will know if your water is hard by seeking for these 7 signs: 
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 +1. You have trouble working up  lather from a bar of soap. 
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 +2. Your soaps and detergents do not seem to clean you have dingy  laundry in spite of your efforts to get it clean. 
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 +3. While in the shower  o-r bath, your soap leaves a picture on your hair and human  anatomy you have dull, lifeless hair and dry skin. 
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 +4. You have to  battle soap scum on shower tiles, baths and  opportunities, basins, and features. 
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 +5. You see an ever-increasing buildup of  scale on your cookware such as coffeemaker, tea kettle, and pasta pot. Your plumbing also incorporates  range. 
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 +6. Clogged pipes o-r appliances signify water flow is paid off. 
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 +7. Your water heating costs are increasing due to scale  buildup and calcium deposits, and you've to replace hot water heating  things more frequently. 
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 +Improving Water Quality 
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 +Treatment can improve water  quality. You might use electromagnetic water conditioners, water filters, or water softeners <a  href="http://aquafiltersystems.com/evoclear-filter-softener-combo.html">advertiser</a> . 
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 +Electromagnetic water conditioners enhance water  quality by giving water through a magnetic field. Its calcium and magnesium ions  eliminate their scale-causing properties, while the water passes between the magnets. Studies show that this relatively new invention does not formally  ease water, but water quality is enhanced in that it no more causes buildup of  scales. Clothing also lasts longer, which is really a clear upsurge in water quality. 
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 +Water filters are an additional alternative for improving water quality,  particularly drinking water. Water filters provides healthy drinking water by removing chlorine and  other toxins contained in water. Water filters may ease water, but they will not stop scale buildup in pipes and water heaters. 
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 +Water softeners are a common means of improving water quality, and can be found in two types:  chemical and mechanical. The water produced by chemical water softeners isn't acceptable  drinking water. Packaged chemicals are added right to improve water quality in  laundering and bathing, and are successful both in protecting clothing and protecting against dry  skin and hair. Physical water softeners installed at home can  replace mixed calcium and magnesium salts with sodium. This water can also be maybe not  suitable for drinking, especially by those people who have hypertension.  The water quality is significantly increased, but, for other uses. Calcium  scale is prevented; water heaters laundered apparel and function efficiently; is both cleaner and longer-lasting. 
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 +Soft Water 
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 +On-the other end-of the range, water quality and  total hardness are an advantage when that hardness level is below 3.5 gpg or 60 ppm. Gentle water  lets you use less shampoo and soap, yet have shinier hair and softer skin. Soft water requires less soap or detergent in shower, laundry, home, and  household cleaning tasks. It will help close look cleaner and last longer. It keeps  water-using appliances and plumbing from wearing out as quickly. Soft water keeps meals and  eating utensils spot-free, and provides the life span of tea kettles and other cookware.  Comfortable water decreases cleaning time through the elimination of  soap scum and buildup of machines [[http://aquafiltersystems.com/evoclear-filter-softener-combo.html|official website]] . 
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 +Water  quality and whole hardness are closely related, and you might find it  worthwhile to utilize a water treatment process to boost your water quality  specially your drinking water.
full_hardness_and_water_quality.txt · 最終更新: 2013/05/29 13:21 by ina291