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        Do the electric water softeners such as the Eddy Electronic Descaler really work?
        Just curious.
         
        Posts: 1 | Registered: Oct 10, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        http://www.amazon.com/Eddy-Ele...t-reviews/B003Z96GR4

        mixed. low flow, light mineral content water, maybe. in contrast, a halide water softener is a sure bet. if you have "liquid rock," very high mineral content, you are going to need multiple stages of anything.


        sig: if this is a new economy, how come they still want my old-fashioned money?
         
        Posts: 5820 | Location: North Burbs, MN | Registered: Mar 14, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        saw a 1 1/2" copper line completly plugged up with calcium, they had electronic descaler installed
        they also had hard water. thats my opinion
         
        Posts: 4057 | Location: I live in southern mississippi | Registered: Jun 01, 2008Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        I really do not trust the electronic "descalers" and have a hard time seeing their advantages. The tried and true technology works just fine and needs minimal maintenance in the grand scope of things (compare adding salt every so often to replacing pipes/dishwasher/hot water heater much earlier than you expected!).

        Try out these resources for finding the right water softener:

        Ratings of Common Water Softeners: http://www.qualitywaterhome.co...ftener-reviews-best/

        Water Softener Sizing Calculator: http://www.apswater.com/Water_softener_Calculator.asp

        And try waterfilter.net if you're looking to buy online, they have a great reputation:

        http://www.waterfilters.net/
         
        Posts: 2 | Registered: Mar 16, 2014Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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