Very hard water is a very large and common problem for people which you can meet in more than 85% of the countries. It becomes a cause of bad and itchy skin and falling out hair. Hard water is a result of the decompose minerals calcium, magnesium and manganese.

There are a lot of unpleasant effects, hard water is not a hazard to human health and can be treated.

  • Soap scum in sinks and bathtubs
  • Bathtub rings
  • Spots on dishes or shower doors
  • Reduced foaming and cleaning abilities of soaps and detergents
  • Dingy and yellowed clothes with soapy residues that require extra rinsing to remove
  • Clogged pipes from buildup of minerals
  • Increased water heating costs from buildup of minerals, reducing efficiency of water heaters
  • Possible skin infections from bacteria trapped in pores underneath soap scum

If you understand that you have hard water, you need to make some tests of it. And if the results are returned that your water is found to be hard, so there are a few options which can be suitable for you. The most common way to soften water by an ion exchange. This system works by exchanging positively charged hardness minerals (calcium and magnesium) with positively charged softness minerals (sodium or potassium) on a resin surface that is regenerated. The second way to soft your water is demand initiated regeneration (DIR). With this system, regeneration occurs only when soft water has run out. Since this system adjusts to the amount of water used as opposed to the automatic type, it uses less salt and water and is more efficient. The third is softener is a portable exchange.

Nowadays, hard water is a problem of all countries and towns for all over the world. And major of people use a water filters for everything from drinking water till water for showering.