One of the subjects that comes up a lot around here is Hard Water. The most common question is: How do I know if my water is hard or soft?
The answer is: Unless you live in Boston, Seattle, Hawaii, or Alabama, you most likely have hard water. See, in the good ‘
Characteristics of Hard Water
Hard water resists foaming, so usually cleaning compound manufacturers add heaps of a foaming agent called Sodium Laureth Sulfate. It makes a lot of bubbles, but be forewarned: it combines with the calcium to create deposits that
Water Hardness or Softness in the USA
These deposits, called “scale,” are composed mainly of calcium carbonate, magnesium hydroxide, and calcium sulfate.Continue reading