Hardness and Softening – Cliffs Notes

Most folks know that water softening is used to fix hard water. But what exactly is hard water, and what is softening, and how does it fix hardness. First off let’s address hardness. Hardness is made up of Calcium and Magnesium. Hard water causes scale build up and spots after rinsing Iron often accompanies hardness and allows bacteria to grow and rust issues to occur Water Softening is the most…