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What Is a Water Softener and How Does It Work?

A water softener is a device that softens tap water. It works by removing the ‘hardness’ from the water and replacing it with minerals. These minerals are usually calcium and magnesium. Their job is to help prevent the growth of ‘scale’ on your appliances, such as your washing machine, hot water heater, dishwasher, and water heater. Scale is …

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