can you know if you have hard water?
simplest way to ascertain if water is hard or soft is the lather/froth
test. Soft water lathers easily with soap, whereas hard water
does not. Toothpaste also does not froth well in hard water. More
accurate methods of hardness detection use a wet titration method
to determine hardness.
of the symptoms below can also signify the presence of hard water:
there is a build up of soap scum in the sink or bat
around the bathtub
your showerhead is clogged
soaps and detergents lose their ability to clean
pipes created by a pileup of minerals
that almost 60% of UK homes get hard water, it's probably safe
to assume that anyone with hard water would be aware of it because
of the state of their kettle or the stains in the bath or sinks.
if you'd like to find out the state of the water in an area you
don't live in (maybe because you are thinking of moving there),
you can find out how hard or soft the water is by contacting the
water company in that particular area.
These companies are usually very co-operative, and most of them
even send a free water hardness testing pack to test your own
you are on a communal water system, you can contact the supplier
for information regarding the level of hardness of the water they
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