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Reverse Osmosis Water Filters Systems   
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  Hot & Cold Water Cooler with RO 
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  Reverse Osmosis Counter top Systems
Multi purpose under sink Water Filters
Water Distillers
Water Coolers
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  Filtered Water Coolers
Counter Top Water Coolers
  Point Of Use Water Cooler
Ultraviolet Drinking Water Systems
Counter Top Water Filters
  Single Stage Counter Top Systems
  Browse or Multi Stage Counter Top Systems
Whole House Filters Systems
 Water Softeners
  Premium Water Softeners Series
  Deluxe Water Softeners Series 
  Space Saving Cabinet Water Softeners 
  Electronic Water Conditioner 
No Salt Water Conditioner 
Tank n Tank Antiscale / Carbon System ETREAT 
Whole House UV Systems
Activated Carbon Backwash Water Filters
Whole House Canister Type Water Filter
Shower and Bath Filters 
Shower Filters
Bath Filters
Well Water Treatment
Well Chlorinator Systems
All Auto Backwash Specialty Filters
Manganese Greensand Auto Backwash Iron/Sulfur Water Filters
No chemical Iron and Sulfur removal Backwash Filter
Birm Auto Backwash Iron Water Filters
Multimedia Auto Backwash Water Filters
Ph Neutralizer Auto Backwash Water Filters
Pressure Tanks
Well Water Pumps
Retention Tanks
Flow Switch
Air Injector
Iron Out Feeder Systems
Rid O' Rust Feeder Systems
Pump Start Relay
Iron Stain Controllers
Iron Stain Removers
Water Test Kit
PumpHaus Pump Cover
Replacement Parts
Water Filter Replacement Parts
Feeder System Replacement Parts
Reverse Osmosis Replacement Filter Package
Reverse Osmosis Replacement Filter Package and Membrane
Air Purifiers
 Spring Air Purifier and Air cleaners
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What is Hard Water?

Water in the home may be "hard" or "soft," depending on its mineral content. Water that contains more than one grain of calcium and magnesium per gallon is said to be 'hard."

  • A grain is defined as a unit of weight equal to 1/7000th of a pound. Another way to think of it is that a common aspirin tablet is approximately 5 grains. A household with a water hardness of 10 grains per gallon would have the equivalent of the weight of 2 aspirin tablets dissolved per gallon of water.

      1 Grain = 1/7000 of 1 lb.
      An average household of 4, with water hardness of 7 grains per gallon, would have the equivalent of 146 lbs. of rock in their water supply in a given year.

Water is soft when it falls from the sky as rain. As it travels through rock and soil, it picks up particles of calcium, magnesium, iron, lead and other minerals. Unless you have a private well, your tap water is processed by a municipal water treatment plant to remove some of its mineral content and other impurities. Depending on the type and amount of processing, water softness will vary from place to place. Still, in most of the United States, water is relatively hard when it leaves the treatment plant.


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