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ScaleBlaster and Amusement Parks

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Amusement parks utilize thousands of gallons of water a day.  Hard water treatment is necessary to keep rides and operations running smoothly.  The ScaleBlaster electronic water conditioner is not only an effective limescale remover, but it also prevents new limescale from forming.  ScaleBlaster is an integral part of the hard water treatment strategy for many amusement parks worldwide.  Let’s take a look at a few popular U.S. theme parks that have incorporated ScaleBlaster into their hard water treatment plans:

Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Six Flags in Fiesta Texas (near San Antonio) needed an effective limescale remover for their Tornado ride, which was experiencing significant limescale formation inside the funnel where water was flowing.  Limescale was restricting the water flow rate and negatively affecting the enjoyment of the ride.  The Tornado also experienced a lot of downtime due to maintennance.  Labor and a chemical limescale remover were costing money and taking their toll. They needed to explore hard water treatment options so they installed a ScaleBlaster electronic water conditioner on the 3” water line. The results? It not only proved to be an effective limescale remover but prevented new scale from forming.  No more costly labor, chemicals or downtime due to limescale!

Wet ‘n’ Wild – Hawaii and Las Vegas

Wet ‘n’ Wild is known for its massive swimming pools and thrilling water slides.  Hawaii and Las Vegas are both areas that experience hard water.  Limescale buildup was slowing down riders on the fiberglass slides and restricting water flow in the tubing area.  Affordable hard water treatment options were explored and it was determined that the ScaleBlaster electronic water conditioner was the most effective limescale remover and limescale prevention option to consider.  Multiple ScaleBlaster units were installed and the limescale issues at both parks have been completely resolved.

Next month we will discuss how ScaleBlaster electronic water conditioners are utilized in popular hotels.  Want to learn more about how ScaleBlaster can benefit your corporation or industrial operation?  Give one of our commercial specialists a call today!

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ScaleBlaster vs. Water Softeners

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We are often asked how electronic water conditioners compare to water softeners.  There are some significant benefits and differences.  First, the ScaleBlaster water conditioner is a lime scale remover.  It actually works to remove existing scale in addition to preventing new lime scale from forming.  A water softener is not an effective lime scale remover.  Let’s take a look at some other important differences between the two hard water treatment options:

Affordability

The ScaleBlaster electronic water conditioner is a one-time investment that never requires maintenance. Water softeners are expensive to purchase and require ongoing maintenance.  And, unlike water softeners which can increase water and sewer bills, electronic water conditioners do not require additional water usage.

Chemicals

Water conditioners require no chemicals to achieve lime scale removal or to prevent new limescale from forming.  Water softeners require salt, which is not ideal for pets or people on reduced sodium diets.  Water conditioners are considered a “green” product, whereas water softeners discharge chlorides into the waste stream.

Convenience

The ScaleBlaster residential electronic water conditioner is compact, mounts on the wall, and easily installs on the incoming water line.  Water softeners often require special piping and take up a significant amount of floor space.

Added Benefits

There are added benefits to using the ScaleBlaster electronic water conditioner for lime scale removal and prevention. Homeowners who use ScaleBlaster report that their water feels “silkier”, skin feels softer and soap suds easily wash away. Water softeners tend to dry out the skin and make the water feel slippery. Soap suds take extra time to remove.

If you have been debating between purchasing an electronic water conditioner or water softener, we encourage you to consider ScaleBlaster.  It’s affordable and readily available online at Lowe’s and online and in-stores at Home Depot.  Check it out today!

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The Clearwater Enviro Difference

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One of the greatest compliments a company can receive is competition.  A product that is not effective will have no competition.  A product that is proven to work will have may imitators.

Clearwater Enviro Technologies has spent three decades engineering, designing and assembling quality products designed to improve the water quality of homes, businesses and industries worldwide.

The ScaleBlaster electronic water conditioner was introduced in 1995. Not only did it prove to be an effective limescale remover, but it also prevented new limescale from forming. As a result, ScaleBlaster has become one of the most popular hard water treatment options for both homeowners and corporations alike.  Imitators have tried to develop similar products but have yet to develop a more effective water conditioner.

Clearwater Pool Systems is another product developed by Clearwater Enviro Technologies.  This innovative ionization/ozone system reduces the need for chlorine and other harsh chemicals in swimming pools and hot tubs.  Our MineralPURE Pool System uses the same technology that was licensed by NASA.

In addition to residential customers, our clients include Fortune 500 companies, cruise and naval ships, universities, power plants, breweries and amusement parks worldwide.  Our products have also been featured on HGTV and in trade magazines and NASA publications.

Clearwater Enviro’s worldwide distribution includes Home Depot, Lowe’s and a trusted network of dealers in more than 70 countries.

When purchasing an electronic water conditioner or pool ozone/ionization system, experience and reputation matter.  Clearwater Enviro Technologies has the longevity and proven track record other companies cannot claim.  We do what we do because we love it and are passionate about improving the lives of our valued customers and clients!

Commercial Applications for ScaleBlaster

Commercial Applications for ScaleBlaster

Commercial Applications for ScaleBlaster

This article is part of a series discussing benefits the ScaleBlaster water conditioner has in commercial applications.  Let’s take a look:

Dishwashers

Hard water treatment via water conditioners reduces limescale build-up in dishwasher lines and on the heating elements.

Ice Machines

Water scale deposits can cause ice cubes to be cloudy and can also clog water flow. Water conditioners are a limescale remover that also reduce filter clogs, biofilm and contaminants.

Laundry

ScaleBlaster is a limescale remover that also controls water scale deposits in steam ironing machines and washing machines. In many cases, detergent use can be reduced. Clothes and towels will feel softer, look brighter and last longer. Water conditioners also significantly reduces lint formation.

Drinking Water, Coffee Machines, Soda Dispensers

The water will taste better with hard water treatment because the breeding ground of bacteria (water scale in pipes) is gone. Water conditioners also keep calcium in the water so coffee, tea and cappuccino will generally taste better.

Housekeeping / General Cleaning

The ScaleBlaster water conditioner results is significant savings in all phases of cleaning because there is less water scale build-up in toilets, showers, nozzles and faucets. Reduced labor and savings in cleaning chemicals helps boost your bottom line.

Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs

ScaleBlaster is a limescale remover the eliminates limescale deposits and formation forever.

Just about every building with a water line needs hard water treatment.  Why not implement an option that will not just reduce water scale, but also save you money? Contact one of our commercial water conditioner specialists to learn more.

Top Reasons Dad Loves ScaleBlaster

Top Reasons Dad Loves ScaleBlaster

Top Reasons Dad Loves ScaleBlaster

Last month, we discussed the top reasons why mom loves the ScaleBlaster water conditioner.  This month, we will cover what makes water conditioners such an appealing hard water treatment option for fathers to consider for their family.

Easy to Install

Many hard water treatment options are difficult and time consuming to install. Some even require a plumber.  The ScaleBlaster water conditioner easily installs on the incoming water line of your home. Simply mount the water conditioner power box on a wall, wrap the signal cable around the outside of the incoming pipeline and connect it to the power box. ScaleBlaster is now ready to begin its job as an effective limescale remover and prevention tool.

No Maintenance Required

Other hard water treatment options such as water softeners and filters require ongoing maintenance.  Water conditioners are maintenance free!

Saves Money Over the Long Term

The fact that the ScaleBlaster water conditioner is a limescale remover that also prevents new limescale from forming is a big plus.  Limescale wreaks havoc on appliances and fixtures, causing them to not work efficiently or break down all together.  Limescale is also harmful to pipes.  Having one unit that is a limescale remover and also prevents new limescale from forming can save thousands of dollars in appliance and equipment repair and replacement.

Do you have a dad who seems to have everything?  Are you often at a loss of what to buy him? Whether you are looking for a gift for Father’s Day, birthday or another holiday, a ScaleBlaster water conditioner makes a perfect gift for dad!

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Top Three Reasons Mom Loves ScaleBlaster

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Mother’s Day is just around the corner.  Instead of candy or flowers, why not consider a gift that mom will benefit from for years to come?  The ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler is a hard water scale remover and limescale prevention product that will definitely make your mom smile.  Let’s take a look at the top three reasons why moms throughout the world love having the ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler installed in their homes.

Reduces Soap Scum

Soap scum is ugly and it stains sinks and toilets. With ScaleBlaster, you have less soap scum, which allows soap, shampoo and detergents to work better.  Everyone’s skin is smoother and hair is more manageable.

Less Scrubbing of Faucets and Sinks

Hard water causes limescale buildup on faucets and sinks.  Water scale removal often requires lots of scrubbing and harsh or abrasive chemicals.  ScaleBlaster is not only an effective hard water scale remover, but it prevents new scale from forming. Say goodbye to chemicals and  hard scrubbing!

Brighter, Whiter Laundry

Hard water wreaks havoc on laundry and diminishes the longevity of clothing, towels and sheets. The ScaleBlaster electronic decscaler helps laundry be softer, brighter, whiter and last longer!

If you want to give mom a Mother’s Day gift that she can enjoy for years to come, then consider the ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler.  It is easy to install, requires no maintenance, is eco-friendly and will make a tremendous difference in the water quality of her home.  Pick up one in-store at Home Depot or online at Home Depot or Lowe’s today!

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The Affordable, DIY Solution to the Common Question of How to Soften Water at Home

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Regardless of where you live, the question of how to soften water at home will likely cross your mind at some point.  There are many methods to consider, including water filtration systems and a water softener.  However, neither of these options are a hard water scale remover to deal with lime scale that is already present.  They both require ongoing maintenance and purchases (i.e. filters, salt, etc.).  And, in the case of water softeners, they put sodium in the water, which is not good for humans, pets or the environment.

The most affordable, do-it-yourself (DIY) solution for how to soften water at home is the ScaleBlaster electronic descaler.  Here’s why:

  1. Easy to install

The ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler is easy to install (induction coil wraps externally around the pipe on the incoming water line) and requires no additional plumbing work in most cases.

  1. Requires No Ongoing Maintenance

Once you install the ScaleBlaster electronic descaler your job is done.  There is nothing more to buy and no additional maintenance required.

  1. Hard Water Scale Remover and Prevents New Lime Scale from Forming

The benefits of an electronic descaler are two-fold.  ScaleBlaster actually starts working on water scale removal the minute it is installed.  And, of course, there is nothing better when it comes to keeping lime scale from forming.

If you are tired of hard water scale wreaking havoc on your pipes and appliances, then consider ScaleBlaster.  Our homeowner models are available at Home Depot (online and in store) and Lowe’s (online).

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Basic Principles of Water Scale Elimination

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In answering the question of how to soften water at home, we have been covering the basic principles of water scale formation and elimination.  As a follow-on to our previous article discussing water scale formation, we will now cover the theory behind why the ScaleBlaster electronic descaler is an effective hard water scale remover and eliminator.

The theory behind ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler

When it comes to pipe scale removal and overall water scale removal, the ScaleBlaster electronic descaler is the most safe, effective and affordable option on the market today.   The ScaleBlaster unit itself is comprised of a signal cable wrapped around a pipe. The unit sends out a complex, dynamic current to produce oscillating fields inside the pipe.  This causes molecular agitation which ultimately results in water scale removal and prevention.

Induced Molecular Agitation (IMA)

ScaleBlaster’s frequency modulation signal produces an IMA inside the pipe.  When water and water scale causing ions are treated by the IMA, suspensions of soft and less-adherent calcium carbonate crystals are formed, thus removing the dissolved calcium and bicarbonate ions from a supersaturated solution. This is known as hard water scale removal.  The IMA also breaks hydrogen bonds in an aggregate of liquid water, freeing water molecules from the aggregate and increasing the solubility of water.  The unstable supersaturated calcium carbonate solution become stable, thus resulting in the prevention of water scale buildup.

Overall water scale removal, including pipe scale removal, can be easily and effectively accomplished by the ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler. If you are looking for how to soften water at home, look no further.  The ScaleBlaster is not only an effective hard water scale remover, but also a powerful when it comes to preventing water scale from forming.

Interested in learning more about the science behind ScaleBlaster’s water scale removal and prevention capabilities?  Read our detailed brochure Principles of Scale Formation Elimination.

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Basic Principles of Water Scale Formation

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How to soften water at home is a question often asked by homeowners who are concerned about the health of their family and integrity of their pipes and appliances.  ScaleBlaster is an electronic water descaler/hard water scale remover that can be easily installed on the incoming water pipe of your home.  However, to understand how this electronic descaler is effective in pipe scale removal and overall water scale removal, it would be helpful to know how water scale forms in the first place.

There is a lot of science behind scale formation, but here are the basics:

  1. When it rains, water absorbs the CO2 gas in the air and becomes acidic.
  2. The acidic rain water then passes over and permeates through rocks such as limestone, seashells and marble and forms soluble calcium ions and bicarbonate ions.
  3. Then, any condition which alters the solubility of calcium bicarbonate will result in the precipitation of calcium carbonate – a.k.a. scale.
  4. When hard water comes in contact with metal, the electrostatic attraction between the metal surface and scale-causing materials causes it to stick to surfaces.

If you would like to learn more about how to soften water at home, consider reading our follow-on article discussing the Basic Principle of Scale Elimination.  We will discuss in depth how an electronic descaler is effective when it comes to water scale removal.  In fact, it is a safe, cost-effective and environmentally friendly option pipe scale remover and overall hard water scale remover compared to other water scale removal options such as water softeners.

Interested in learning more about the science of water scale formation?  Read our detailed brochure Principles of Scale Formation Elimination.

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How Hard Water Scale Removal Can Improve the Quality of Your Home

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Many homeowners are unaware of the vast problems caused by limescale.  Limescale forms from the calcium carbonate and calcium and magnesium mineral ions that are found in hard water.  As limescale builds up over time, it starts to cause problems throughout the home.  One of the most cost effective, efficient and safe ways to eliminate existing limescale and prevent limescale from forming is to use an electronic descaler. Let’s take a look at how hard water scale removal can improve the quality of your home:

Limescale eliminator

Eliminating existing limescale is extremely important when it comes to preserving the health of your home. An electronic descaler not only prevents limescale from forming, but it is also an excellent limescale eliminator.  Once installed on the incoming waterline of your home, the ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler goes to work.  An oscillating electronic field changes the size, shape and charge of calcium molecules, making it impossible for limescale to form inside pipes and helping remove existing water scale.

Damage to Appliances

Limescale buildup wreaks havoc on appliances.  It causes them to lose efficiency and also decreases their lifespan. An electronic descaler helps preserve the life on any appliance that comes in contact with hard water.

Save on Water Heating Costs

Hard water scale removal will help your water heater run more efficiently.  An electronic water descaler not only saves you on water heating costs, but also helps preserve the life of your water heater.

When it comes to tackling hard water problems, the ScaleBlaster electric descaler is considered the industry gold standard.  Next month, we will discuss more ways that hard water scale removal can improve the quality of your home.

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