WATER SOFTENER SYSTEM : HOW IT WORKS !! - RBTUBE

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How does a water softener work? Find out in this video! The water that you use every day can be hard on both you and your house. Using a water softening system helps reduce water contaminants and scale buildup, and also extends the life of your appliances. ►►SUBSCRIBE and LIKE today’s video & Turn On Notifications for New Videos - http://bit.ly/PanTheOrganizer The main disadvantages of hard water are: It can leave a film of soap scum on your dishes and bathroom fixtures It can an cause mineral build-up in pipes and appliances It can reduce the efficiency of heating elements in water heaters It can promote corrosion It reduces the lather of soap and shampoo during showers It makes laundry feel stiffer and look less vibrant Water is considered hard when it contains large amounts of dissolved calcium, magnesium, iron and other minerals. Water hardness is measured in milligrams per liter. Soft water has a hardness range of less than 17 mg/L. Hard water comes in at 121 to over 180 mg/L. You can have your tap water analyzed in a lab, but there are visual signs that your tap water is hard. It can leave soap scum behind on sinks and bath tubs, form scale in washing machines, dishwashers, coffee makers, humidifiers, water heaters, etc. That’s where water softeners come into play. They are ion exchange systems, meaning the hardness ions (calcium and magnesium) are exchanged for salt ions. The exchange takes place in a resin tank of the water softener system. Water flows through the resin and comes in contact with the small resin beads which are covered with salt ions, and hardness ions trade places with salt ions. Think of the resin as a magnetic sponge that traps the metals found in hard water. The only maintenance required is to recharge the resin beads by adding bags of salt to the brine tank. This washing system reverses the process meaning that the hardness ions swap places with the salt ions in the brine tank and excess minerals are rinsed into the wastewater drain. In my case, we are two adults living in our house and we use approximately 2 bags of salt per month (at 8$ a bag) for a yearly maintenance cost of 128$. Costs vary depending on how many people live in the house, how much water is consumed and the water hardness level in your home. The main advantages to a water softening system are: Lower energy consumption by reducing scale build-up in water heaters You can reduce the amount of soap you need to create lather Extend the lifetime of plumbing Silkier feel of water when washing Softer clothes after washing Welcome to Pan TheOrganizer, a Youtube channel designed to help people improve different aspects of their lives through fun and entertaining videos! If you liked this video, click on the thumbs up button. Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to my channel if you want to keep on enjoying amazing content like this video. Welcome to the Pan TheOrganizer family!! ►List of equipment I use to produce my Youtube videos: http://bit.ly/PanTheOrganizer ►You can also follow on social media: Facebook: Pandelis Moschopoulos Instagram: @pantheorganizer Twitter: @PanTheOrganizer Snapchat: PanTheOrganizer Music by Hurley Mower http://bit.ly/PanTheOrganizer

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