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What Does Reverse Osmosis Do?

March 19, 2020 4:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The process of reverse osmosis is relatively simple, which is why it’s a common choice in systems people use for water filtration. It occurs when water pressure pushes tap water through a semipermeable membrane to remove water impurities. By this process, dissolved inorganic matter found in water, such as salts and minerals, can be removed from the water to make it “softer.” This technology has been used by municipalities since the late 1970s, and it has become increasingly popular among residential consumers since then as well. So, what happens to the impurities that are to be filtered out? Below, we’ll... View Article


No-Salt Conditioners Are Not the Same as Water Softeners

March 5, 2020 4:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

One question we occasionally get from our customers is whether a salt-free water softener in Shelby County, OH works better than salt-type water softeners, and whether or not it’s advisable to use a no-salt conditioner. There are several ways we can approach this question. First, it’s important to note that a no-salt conditioner is not exactly the same thing as a water softener, so the question itself is sort of flawed. This kind of equipment is generally referred to as a “water conditioner” or “descaler,” rather than a water softener. One might think there’s not much of a difference if... View Article


What Is a Filter Housing?

February 19, 2020 8:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Water sources are different, and many people find that they not only deal with hard water but other elements that make their water taste bad. Depending on your specific needs, you might not just need a water softener or reverse osmosis system, but a water purification system as well. They help target additional minerals or impurities that make water unpleasant to drink or bathe in. The team at Fogt Water Conditioning offers several water purification filtration systems, including filter housings in Shelby County, OH. These can be part of your reverse osmosis system, water softener or under-sink system. They’re primarily... View Article


What Is Dura Cube Salt?

February 5, 2020 8:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you have hard water, we don’t have to tell you that mineral deposits are a pain. They can affect everything from how your pipes and appliances look (they leave a nasty “scale” behind) to how they function. Destroyed plumbing, damaged laundry and inefficient appliances are frustrating and expensive. Are you tired of dealing with hard water and the extra work it makes for you and your household? It might be time for a water softener, powered by Dura Cube salt in Shelby County, OH. How does water softening work? Water softening is the process of removing “hard” minerals like... View Article


Some Unexpected Benefits of Adding a Water Softener to Your Home

January 22, 2020 8:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Most people who are researching the possibility of adding a water softener to their home understand the basic purpose of a water softener: to remove the buildup of minerals that can scum up your plumbing fixtures and exacerbate some common skin problems. However, there are plenty of other water softener benefits in Shelby County, OH that you might not immediately consider when deciding whether or not you will make the investment. Here are just a few examples of some of these lesser-known benefits you should take into account: Extend the life of plumbing fixtures: Your pipes, appliances and fixtures will... View Article