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The real cost of hard water

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  • Lemi Shine

Hard water is one of the most common issues people deal with. And while most people think hard water is just some spots on your glasses and dishware it can cause much more damage than that. Hard water can even contribute to dry skin and hair...told you it makes life harder and it definitely makes it more expensive. Depending on the hardness of your water more soap or detergent is needed to get things clean, be it your hands, your hair, or your laundry. Here’s what can happen when you don’t tackle hard water.


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Clogged Pipes - The more you ignore dealing with hard water buildup and continue to use water-using appliances, the more hidden buildup will continue to accumulate. When hard water is heated, such as in a home water heater, solid deposits of calcium carbonate can form. This scale can clog pipes! Having low water pressure is a sign that it may be time to find the root of the blockage before it’s too late!
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Laundry Issues - Did you know that hard water doesn’t lather easily, resulting in you needing to use more detergent than usual? Not only are you eating away at your cleaning products, but hard water can leave your clothes stiff and make it hard to wash away stains. But don't worry our monthly Washing Machine Cleaner just might do the trick.
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Higher Electricity Bills - As if you didn’t have enough to worry about putting in the extra elbow grease, but now your bills are growing because of hard water! Imagine having to deal with not only replacing a dishwasher or laundry set because of hidden buildup but also adding on higher electricity bills for all those extra rinse cycles you ran trying to clear up soap scum and stains. Yikes! But Before you give up give our multi-use Booster a try!
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Shortened LifeSpan of Appliances- Having hard water can reduce the life of equipment, raise the costs of heating the water, and lower the efficiency of household appliances. So before you replace your dishwasher or washing machine you may want to consider how you’re dealing with your hard water and give our Machine Cleaners a try

Don’t let hard water break the bank. Before you run out and replace your machines give Lemi Shine a try. Our citric acid based formula conditions your water to work harder. It’s guaranteed to clean even in the hardest water. We hate to bombard you with science but citric acid has lots of these grabby arms called ligands. These “arms” are great at grabbing minerals off of dishes and out of water, hence your sparkling dishes. And guess what? We use it in everything!

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