Category Archives for Water Softeners

Fleck 5600 SXT Digital Metered Water Softener System

Fleck 5600 SXT Digital Metered Water Softener System – 2019 Review

Ed Carmichael

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

The Fleck 5600SXT is the best water softener system for most families. It has a high water softening capacity, enough for families of up to 6 people. It is fairly easy to install and maintain. Most importantly, it works exactly as advertised. The most notable feature of the Fleck 5600SXT water softener is the digital control head […]

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nuvoh2o

NuvoH2O Salt-Free Water Softening System – 2019 Review

Ed Carmichael

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

You’ve probably seen an ad or infomercial for the NuvoH2O salt-free water softener. It’s one of those highly hyped ‘as seen on TV’ products. The manufacturer claims that it harnesses the power of citric acid to soften your water without adding salt or changing the way your water tastes. But is the water softener as […]

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watts rv water softener

Watts RV PRO-10000 Portable Water Softener – 2019 Review

Ed Carmichael

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

Looking for a portable water softener for your RV or boat? We recommend the Watts RV pro-1000 Portable Water Softener, which is a salt-based system designed specifically for RVs (and boats). It uses a space-saving single tank design that makes it easy to set up in tight areas. This Watts RV pro-1000 Portable Water Softener makes getting soft water on the […]

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fleck 9100sxt

Fleck 9100 SXT Metered Water Softener Review

Ed Carmichael

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

The Fleck 9100 SXT is the best water softener system for large families that need soft water round the clock. With a 96,000-grain capacity, the 9100SXT can comfortably serve a family of six or more. It can also handle any level of water hardness. The 9100SXT is a dual-tank water softener which means you’ll never run out […]

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Water Softener

Water Softener Myths and Facts – 8 Things People Get Wrong

Ed Carmichael

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

Hard water is a fact of life. And the more we understand to accept this fact, the easier it is to find the solution for it. We know about hard water and the harm it can bring to our plumbing and appliances. And it is annoying to see scale buildup destroy service life of water heaters. Yes, […]

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SALT-BASED VS SALT-FREE WATER SOFTENERS

Water Softeners | Salt-Based vs. Salt-Free Water Softening Systems

Ed Carmichael

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

Water is an essential resource for living beings, and it is necessary to ensure that the water you drink has removed the impurities and chemicals present in hard water.   To do that, you need a water softener. The question is whether you should buy a salt-based or salt-free water softener. To make this choice, you must know […]

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Water Softeners vs Water Filters Systems

Water Softeners vs Water Filters Systems – Which One Do I Need?

Ed Carmichael

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

When taking a decision between  water filter systems and water softener systems, the most important question that has to be answered is: what’s the final quality of water that you need? Commonly, underground water is the primary source of water for municipal systems. Underground water has a higher percentage of minerals in comparison to surface water.  This […]

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water softener grain capacity

Grain Capacity-Understanding True Water Softener Capacity

Ed Carmichael

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

On the internet, in each big box store, and local water softener shops you will find water softeners rated by their “grain capacity.” This rating is unfamiliar to people who are new to the science of water softening, and salespeople often gloss over it likely because they do not understand its implications in selecting a water […]

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water softener spotting

Why You Can Still Get Spotting with a Water Softener

Ed Carmichael

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

Here’s a perplexing question we get from people now and then… They just installed a water softener to help remove minerals that form scale buildup, soap scum, and other hard water issues – but they still see spotting on their dishes, faucets and after washing their SUV. So what’s happening? Is their water softener not working right? There are many other […]

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Water Softener

How to Tell if You Need a Water Softener

Ed Carmichael

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

Possibilities are if you are living in an area with hard water, you are familiar with the problems of living in an area with hard water. You may have received calls from water softener sales people, but you have no idea what you should do. This article will answer the following next-step questions: Do you have hard […]

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Hard water Vs Soft water

Soft Water vs Hard Water – What’s the Difference Between the Two?

Ed Carmichael

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

This post explains the REAL differences between hard vs. soft water.Hard WaterHard water is water that has not undergone any chemical treatment.  It is the most natural water you can drink – it’s the nearest thing to rain. Before you get it through your tap, however, the water seeps through the ground where rocks filter it […]

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Water softener size

What Size Water Softener Should I Choose?

Ed Carmichael

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

So it is time, you have finally had it with scrubbing the lime-scale build-up around your taps, in your toilets and pretty much every other surface that comes into contact with the hard water in your residence. Perhaps the last straw was that you spent your hard earned money on fixing your washing machine or dishwasher, […]

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Hard Water Problem

8 Huge Signs You Have A Hard Water Problem In Your Home

Ed Carmichael

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

You just moved into your new home, but you notice something doesn’t smell right… After a few weeks of smelly clothes and your hair not getting clean, you have a sneaking suspicion that there may be a problem with your tap water. Your problem is likely hard water – an excess amount of minerals in your water […]

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Water softener working

How Do Water Softeners Work? (A Quick Intro) – All About Water Softeners

Ed Carmichael

Ed is a water specialist in Tampa, FL. He built CleanerSofterWater.com to help his friends and family learn about DIY solutions to common water quality issues in the home.
Ed Carmichael

Water softeners are just machines, but machines that perform a complex operation to provide you with pure water that we call, ‘soft water.’ Before you can answer “how do water softeners work?” you first have to understand what hard water is. Since there are four different primary kinds of water softening systems, the reply to the question […]

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