What are the benefits of H2o Solutions reverse osmosis water? Reverse osmosis water contains fewer contaminants, has lower sodium, has no parasites or bacteria, and is safer for cancer patients. It filters out pollutants through a membrane filter that doesn't allow solids and prominent microbes to pass through.
What does water softener do?
Home water softeners, also called ion exchange units, are appliances that remove calcium, magnesium, and other minerals from drinking water. Resin beads inside the softener trap the calcium and magnesium and exchange them for sodium or potassium.
Is it OK to drink water from a water softener?
In fact, no salt gets into the water supply itself – the softener salt is only used to clean and regenerate the resin that acts on the water. Softened water is safe to drink.
How long do water softeners last?
Water softeners that operate using electricity to work can last anywhere between 2-10 years, depending upon the quality of the device. Water softeners that rely on the kinetic energy from water flow can last even longer, about 20 years if they are maintained well.
Are high efficiency water softeners worth it?
If it's determined that a home has a hard water problem, water softening through high efficiency, upflow systems will use less electricity, reduce salt usage and save homeowners hundreds of dollars a year.