Hard Water in your Home

Hard Water in your Home

What is Hard Water? It is defined as water which contains a high concentration of calcium and magnesium ions. H2O is considered to be hard if it has a hardness of 3.5 to 7 grain per gallon or more as calcium carbonate. ( 1 gpg = 17.1 ppm)


Hard Water Chart

New hard water chart

Shower Door

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Shower Head

HW- Shower head


HW Tap


HW - Pipe

Hot Water Tank


Hard Water Issues

  •  Increased water heating costs
  •  Build-up of minerals on heating elements in hot water tanks
  •  Soap scum in sinks and bathtubs.
  •  Spotting on dishes, glass shower doors and enclosures, cars, motorbikes, etc.
  •  Possible skin irritations from bacteria trapped in pores under soap scum.
  •  Premature failure of O-rings in faucets and taps.
  •   Scum rings in bath tubs and spas.
  • Premature failure of pumps in dishwashers and washing machines.
  •   Iron in drinking water systems.
  • Scaling of pipes and associated equipment.
  •  Chalky white powder (calcium) build-up on bathtubs and spas.
  • Dingy and yellowed laundry
  •  Reduced foaming and cleaning abilities for soaps and detergents.

Contact Us !



HW- Dishwasher


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Dry Skin

HW- Skin


What about You?

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AQUABON’s  softeners are the best products to deal with any hard water concerns. Our unique Up-Flow system allows water to be treated perfectly while economically saving you money on salt and service calls.

Our water softeners can be integrated into every situation and budget. Our representatives would welcome the opportunity to sit down with you and discuss your needs and conduct a no cost water analysis.

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