Should I Buy A Salt-less Water Softener?

Today’s question comes to us from a guy named Igor Pimpik, hailing out of Potatohead, Idaho. Actually, it came from one of my readers on Quora. It is a question I have been asked a bunch so I decided to jump in and get wet. First of all, there is no such thing as a salt-less water softener. These non-salt devices can be more properly called water conditioners although they…

Kinetico – The World’s Best Water Softener

In the year-and-a-half I have been doing this blog I have not endorsed  single product, and while I have been solicited, I don’t accept payment to endorse products. I owe my soul to water, and treating water properly, above all else is what drives my career. With that said, I can tell you boldly, confidently and without putting myself in a position where anyone can refute me scientifically or otherwise, that…

Use Less Distilled Water!

The owners manuals of home appliances such as steam irons, humidifiers, CPAP sleeping machines and vaporizers generally recommend the use of distilled or Reverse Osmosis (RO) water in their products. The reason is because hard water, which is typical in most of the world’s tap water will leave calcium and magnesium deposits known commonly as scale. Scale build-up reduces the  energy efficiency of your appliance because it requires that the…