What are the benefits of using a water softener?
A water softener provides real cost savings in service, maintenance and replacement of water heaters, dishwashers, washing machines and showers, whilst also extending their lifespan.
Soft Water and Household Appliances
Soft water makes a huge difference when it comes to the longevity and performance of your appliances. Using soft water with your everyday appliances helps reduce wear and tear on them. Because a water softener prevents scale build-up in the pipes and on faucets, it increases their longevity and working power. You could save up to 27% on energy in just one year. Plus, water-using appliances last up to 30% to 50% longer when used with soft water.
Experience hassle-free cleaning throughout your home without the need for endless scrubbing. Water softeners convert hard water into soft water leaving dirt and grime to wash away effortlessly. The installation of a water softener can reduce household cleaning by over 50% leaving you with sparkling clean bathrooms and tiles.
Savings on Soap Products and Detergents
With the installation of a water softener, clothes will feel noticeably softer, as there will be no hard minerals trapped in the fabric. Fabrics will last longer and whites will stay whiter without the dingy grey caused by hard water. Kitchens also benefit from soft water, soft water is up to 12 times more effective at cleaning dishes than increasing the amount of detergent used. Researchers have also found that for washing machines, the most important factor in removing stains from clothing is water softness. Reduction of water hardness is up to 100 times more effective at stain removal than increasing the detergent dose or washing with hotter water. In fact, soft water can reduce soap use by as much as half.
Naturally Moisturised Skin
It has been proven that hard water irritates soft, sensitive skin. With a Watercare water softener, you can enjoy naturally moisturised, smooth skin. Soft water is especially beneficial for children and adults with dry skin and skin sensitive allergies, such as eczema.
Softer, Silkier, Hair
The problematic minerals found in hard water can trap bacteria in the hair and has been found to contain large amounts of chalk, lime and other harsh minerals. By washing your hair with hard water you are stripping your hair of natural oils. Soft water leaves a soft texture and shine. The hair of the entire household can benefit from softened water as it promotes healthy oils whilst reducing the amount of product required.