Water Wisdom

Is Grocery Store Water Safe?

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Is Grocery Store Water Safe?
What are the advantages of making your own reverse osmosis water over purchasing it from a water store or grocery store?

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Should you fix your old softener or replace it?

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Should you fix your old softener or replace it?

 Resin exchange, is it worth it?   So your water pressure is low and you suspect your water softener. This is a common problem for water softener owners on city water where chlorine and ammonia are added to the water supply to control bacteria. These chemicals are hard on resin, especially low-grade resin, and will sometimes cause it to break down. When ion-exchange resin fails, it expands and becomes soft. As the beads puff up, it reduces the amount of free-board or empty space in the resin tank and the result is low water pressure throughout the house. Many people think this is a city...

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