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water softener

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

The house we are buying has a water softener system....I am a bit concerned about the extra sodium that it will have....I read a few articles and they say it's not that big of a deal for most people....
I'm wondering what others think about it???
I'd appreciate and feed back any one has to share....

Have a healthy day
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  • v STEVENJER
    Hi!, We looked into all types of softeners, I was warried about salt too, so we looked into no-salt softeners. We found a better technology which need no salt or maintenance. We ended up getting the Scalewatcher 3 Star from Aquagenesisusa.com , we paid $499 including a ten year warranty. We are still using it after almost a year and we have no scale anywhere, our hair feels softer after the shower, very nice product. Hope this help you!
    1135 days ago
  • v RAINBOWMF
    Sorry Kitt looks like you will have to google this no one seems to know

    I also think it is just in the hot water but not sure.

    Hugs Mary
    1137 days ago
  • v KATHYJO56
    Kitt, I'm sorry that I have no advice to offer as we don't have a water softener. We always drink bottled water just to be sure.
    1138 days ago
  • v PINKNFITCARLA
    I've never even heard of one, much less know anything about one! I hope you find the answers.
    1138 days ago
  • v POINDEXTRA
    At my Aunt's house, she told me that the softening was only in the hot water. So when cooking or drinking, they would use only cold. Don't know if that's true of all setups, but that way would solve both issues.
    1138 days ago
  • v SOCKITTOME
    Found this online:

    http://www.mayoclini
    c.com/health/sodium/AN00317


    Hope it helps!

    1138 days ago
  • v TRAILWALKERJO54
    We had one year's ago when we had well water --very much needed
    --but if you are on city water not sure you need it..--well water --yes

    you just do not have it go through your cooking and drinking water..

    -we had filtered water for that.
    1138 days ago
  • v WARMSPRINGDAY
    My parents have a water softener, and I was always concerned with the sodium in the water because my Mom had high blood pressure. But I don't know that the soft water contributed to it - it was just a concern. I have nothing to refute or support.
    1138 days ago
  • v LAINIESNEWLIFE
    Sorry, Kitt, I don't know anything about a water softener.
    1138 days ago
  • v NANFACEMIRE1
    I don't know anything about those.
    1138 days ago
  • v YAFENELRA
    You could always buy water for drinking if you have a concern. I have a water dispenser that holds 5 gallon jugs.
    1138 days ago
  • v SHANTODD420
    We have a water softner and it does not bother me at all. Although i just use mine for drinking and showering lol. I love it is so much better than hard water.

    shannon
    1138 days ago
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