SOFT WATER ONLY COMES FROM A WATER SOFTENER.

DON’T BE FOOLED BY SALTLESS WATER SOFTENERS.

Don’t believe us, believe the experts.

In testing done by major independent laboratories, they all reached the same conclusion. Non ion exchange water treatment systems do NOT deliver soft water or the benefits of softened water.

 

  • Water Quality Association

  • 258-4202-Army Corps of Engineers

  • Penn State

 

THESE PRODUCTS HAVE FAILED IN 3RD PARTY TESTING

Title

Source

Summary

Provides Softened Water

34 separate papers

Based on literature there are indications that physical water treatment does not work in a consistent and predictable way.

Demonstration and Evaluation of Magnetic Descalers

Army Corps of Engineers

Two magnetic and one electronic device were each tested. The findings do not support the claims of the manufacturers regarding the ability of their respective devices prevent mineral scale formation in hot potable water systems.

DWQA Consumer Alert

Water Quality Association

No performance test standard for Physical Treatment Devices exists in the US for “Salt Free” devices

Magnetic Water Treatment Devices

Penn State University

There is virtually no valid scientific data to support any water treatment benefit from magnetic devices. Companies use testimonials from “hundreds of satisfied customers” to support their claims.

Quantitative Assessment of the Effectiveness of Permanent Magnetic Water Conditioner Devices

Purdue University

Tested 6 unidentified magnetic water conditioning devices and compared them to untreated water. Testing lasted for 240 days. No beneficial effect was seen for the magnetic treatment devices.

Performance of Permanent Magnet Type Water Treatment Device

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

Tested two different classes of magnetic water treatment devices. Measurements included boiling point depression, surface tension,water conductivity and “scaling Rate”. No difference seen between raw water and magnets.

 

BENEFIT COMPARISON

Benefit

Salt-Based Water Softeners

Salt-Free Water “Softeners”

Provides Softened Water

Salt-Based Water Softeners do provide softened water

Salt-Free Water Softeners do not provide softened water

3rd Party Certification of Hardness Reduction

Salt-Based Water Softeners are 3rd party certified for hardness reduction

Salt-Free Water Softeners are not 3rd party certified for hardness reduction

Reduces Soap Usage

Salt-Based Water Softeners do reduce soap usage

Salt-Free Water Softeners do not reduce soap usage

Reduces Soap Scum and Spots from Hard Water

Salt-Based Water Softeners do Reduce Soap Scum and Spots from Hard Water

Salt-Free Water Softeners do not Reduce Soap Scum and Spots from Hard Water

Increases Life of Plumbing & Water Heaters

Salt-Based Water Softeners do Increase the Life of Plumbing & Water Heaters

Salt-Free Water Softeners do not Increase the Life of Plumbing & Water Heaters

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LOOK AT THE FACTS BEFORE USING A SALT-FREE PRODUCT.

 

With Reynolds H2O on your team, you’ll enjoy all the benefits of softened water including:

  • Chlorine tastes and odors are gone

  • Tubs, showers and shower doors are no longer covered in soap scum

  • Sinks and faucets are virtually free of crusty scale buildup

  • Keeping your house clean your is easier, and takes much less time and effort

  • Laundry washes cleaner and brighter

  • Clothes, linens and towels are much softer to the touch

  • Skin is smoother and hair is silkier and bouncier

  • Appliances work more efficiently and last longer

  • Rust and dirty water stains are no longer a problem

  • Pipes are virtually free of scale buildup and less likely to suffer from corrosion

  • Your entire home uses less detergent and soap, saving you money and helping the environment

 

Call Culligan® today and discover how easy it is to enjoy the wonderful soft water you love!