What is hard water?

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What is hard water?

What is hard water?

When we describe water as "hard," it is because it is high in dissolved minerals, specifically calcium and magnesium. Although hard water is not a health risk, it can be a problem because of mineral buildup on fixtures. Deposits of trace elements of these minerals cling to pipes and faucets over time. Hard water also contributes to poor soap and detergent performance. These same minerals interact negatively with the ingredients in the detergents, keeping them from functioning properly.

   

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11/20/2011 7:24:43 AM
Richard said:

It tells why my detergent and soap do not function properly when I move to my new dorm. It really helps me!




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