Home Humidifiers! RO Versus Soft Water

While Reverse Osmosis (RO) is a great purification staple, it does not remove all the solids (minerals, as some call them). On average it removes 99+% of divalent and trivalent ions (Calcium, Lead for example) and 98+ % of monovalent ions (Sodium, for example) If the RO is not fed softened water, and there is calcium in the feed water, then you will also have Calcium in the RO water,…

Why does mine stink and hers doesn’t?

I can just hear some of you now. “Tom, are you turning to adult-oriented content?” Of course not, but this seemed like an attention-grabbing headline, so I took poetic license. Actually, this little ditty was motivated by a conversation I overheard at a local bar. Two women next to me were complaining about the chlorine smell in their water. One of the conversants commented that her water always smells of chlorine while…