hard water scale removal

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

Part 1

hard water scale removal

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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Hard Water Treatment Options

hard water treatment options

Hard water causes a multitude of problems in residential, commercial and industrial settings.  Homes are impacted by hard water when the lime scale buildup starts to negatively affect appliances and fixtures.  Lime scale caused by hard water also costs commercial businesses and industrial operations thousands of dollars each year.

There are several ways to approach hard water problems.  Let’s take a look at some of the most widely used hard water treatment options on the market today:

Water Filter

Water filters can help with preventing lime scale. However, they are ineffective as a limescale eliminator.  Water filters are also very costly because they need to be changed quite often.

Water Softener

A water softener can help prevent new lime scale from forming. However, water softeners carry their own set of problems.  They are expensive, require ongoing maintenance, take up a lot of space and require salt to operate.  This is especially bad for pets and people on salt restrictive diets.

Electronic Descaler

An electronic descaler is hands down one of the best investments a homeowner or business can make.  It requires no maintenance, is chemical and salt free, does not require any additional water usage and is easy to install.  When it comes to hard water treatment options, you cannot go wrong with an electronic descaler!

Tired of hard water and lime scale buildup? Are you seeking a reliable and dependable hard water scale remover for your home or business?  If so, look no further.  The ScaleBlaster electronic descaler is affordable and available in residential, commercial and industrial models.

Electronic descaler

How ScaleBlaster’s Commercial Electronic Water Descaler Saves You Money

Electronic descaler

Calcium breaks down into calcium carbonate and causes limescale to build up on your pipes, appliances and water cooling towers. Limescale buildup can cause clogs, corrosion and a shortened life for water cooling towers, machinery and appliances. A chemical limescale remover is a common solution, however, not only is it harmful to the environment, but it can cause damage over the long term.  If you want a safe and affordable solution for limescale removal and prevention, an electronic water descaler is your answer.  An electronic descaler will help prevent limescale buildup from negatively impacting your pipelines, water cooling towers, and other machinery and/or appliances.

Incorporating an electronic water descaler is important because limescale buildup can cause clogs that are almost impossible to address. When you have a buildup of limescale in your HVAC, water cooling tower or other machinery, it can have a negative effect on the overall lifespan and reduce efficiency. Limescale buildup can also cause corrosion, which weakens pipes and machinery, making them more susceptible to leaks and other malfunctions.

The ScaleBlaster is a proven electronic descaler that is available in commercial and industrial models.  Not only is ScaleBlaster effective in limescale removal, but it prevents limescale from forming all together. Best of all, the ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler requires virtually no maintenance, is chemical free and environmentally friendly.

Chemical options for limescale removal and control include the use toxic chemicals to manage the amount of limescale within the pipes and water cooling towers. The ScaleBlaster electronic descaler uses no chemicals and instead works by sending electromagnetic signals through your water supply before it enters your building. These signals alter the chemical properties of calcium, preventing the calcium molecules from sticking to the sides of pipes, water cooling towers, machinery and appliances.

Contact a ScaleBlaster commercial dealer to learn more about how an electronic water descaler can work for you.

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Hard Water Solutions for Home

lime scale removal

Many homeowners are unsure if they live in an area with hard water.  There are some classic signs of hard water you can watch for, including water that smells or tastes bad, clogged pipes, water heater continually failing, laundry not getting clean, rust like stains on toilets and sidewalks. Our U.S. Water Hardness Map can also help you determine the calcium hardness level of your water. Hard water, whether it comes from a municipal water system or well, causes damaging limescale.  Lime scale removal is important for hard water because when deposits start building up that is when problems arise.

Solving the Hard Water Problem

Treating hard water can be handled in numerous ways. However, some of the traditional hard water treatment options are not the most healthy or effective. Water softeners are popular when it comes to treating hard water, however, they are expensive to maintain. They also require salt, which is not ideal to people on a salt-restricted diet. It is also not the best option for pets.

Electronic Water Descaler

One of the most effective and safest products for lime scale removal is an electronic water descaler. An electronic descaler is not only efficient as a lime scale remover, but it also helps prevent new deposits from forming.  It is also inexpensive, eco-friendly and requires no maintenance.

ScaleBlaster was first electronic water descaler in the world to perform as advertised, with the first model being released in early 1995. Other companies have tried to copy our electronic descaler, but when it comes to lime scale removal, nothing compares to ScaleBlaster.  ScaleBlaster easily attaches to the main water pipe and uses a signal to cause calcium carbonate molecules to lose their adhesive properties.

Are you ready to stop using hard water?  If so, give one of our residential experts a call to learn more about how the ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler can work for you!


Benefits of Reducing the Effects of Hard Water

Hard water treatment is essential for homeowners desiring to avoid the negative effects it has on both the body and appliances/fixtures in your home. If your home is new, installing a water conditioning system – such as ScaleBlaster – can prevent scale from building up in your pipes. If you were unable to prevent hard water damage before it started, don’t fret.  An electronic water conditioner is also effective for lime scale removal.   Let’s take a look at how ScaleBlaster is effective for preventing hard water damage and also for hard water treatment:

Hair and Skin

One of the most noticeable reasons to consider hard water treatment is that the soap and shampoo you use in the shower does not lather like it should. This can leave you feeling dirty even after you take a shower. A water conditioning system not only allows the soap and shampoo to produce a nice lather, but, you also save money because you use less of it.

Appliances and Fixtures

ScaleBlaster is an effective lime scale remover.  Over time, lime scale buildup on your pipes has a negative effect on your dishwasher and other appliances that come in contact with water. Hard water causes a white film that can be seen on dishes and household fixtures such as showerheads and faucets.  Taking steps to prevent hard water damage is important because lime scale buildup also reduces the efficiency and lifespan of your appliances.


Another reason to prevent hard water damage is the possibility of it causing stains on your laundry. When you use the ScaleBlaster water conditioner, you no longer need to worry about stains and you can use less laundry detergent to get your clothes nice and clean.

ScaleBlaster has a nice selection of residential models to fit any home.  Be sure to check them out either online or at Home Depot.

Commercial Hard Water Descaling

Commercial Hard Water Descaling

Commercial businesses spend thousands of dollars each year combating problems with hard water.  Many have considered hard water treatment options, such as a water conditioning system, to help prevent hard water issues. Water conditioners are becoming more and more popular in commercial applications. These units work as a water pipe descaler, which takes care of current issues.  They also prevent future problems with hard water.

Traditional options such as water softener salts can be expensive to use. The ScaleBlaster water conditioner is salt-free and requires no chemicals or maintenance. If you own a commercial facility such as a hotel, restaurant or bakery, ScaleBlaster is ideal for hard water scale removal and prevention. Let’s examine some of the benefits:

Maintenance Free

The ScaleBlaster water conditioning system requires no maintenance, thus eliminating maintenance costs.

Environmentally friendly

There are no harmful chemicals or salts which dispose chlorides into the environment.

Space efficiency

The unit takes up little space.  Simply mount the ScaleBlaster water conditioner on your incoming pipes and you are good to go.

Your commercial building may be susceptible to problems with hard water, but you now have an effective solution to prevent it.  Contact us today to learn more about our expansive line of commercial models.


Analyzing the Industrial Hard Water Descaler

Analyzing the Industrial Hard Water Descaler

If you work in the industrial sector, hard water treatment options are definitely something to consider. Preventing hard water issues is important because they can go undetected for years. Seen or unseen problems with hard water end up costing time and money in the long run. When you consider the amount of money used to pump water through your piping systems, even a minor clog can result in efficiency problems that can negatively affect your bottom line.

Hard Water Scale Removal / Industrial Lime Scale Remover

Often times, hard water is the only option readily available.  You need something powerful enough to prevent hard water damage and able to perform hard water scale removal on your existing infrastructure. ScaleBlaster industrial water conditioner offers a proven and effective solution. Unlike salt and chemicals which are harmful to the environment, ScaleBlaster uses an inaudible signal which passes through coils over water piping from the reservoir. This causes the ions to collide with one another. The calcium crystals then grow until they become so large, there is no more surface charges left to stick to the pipe, or any other surface for that matter.

Industrial structures require sturdier options when it comes to water pipe descalers. Oil rigs, for instance, are in very extreme environments.  Cooling towers also require a more durable solution. ScaleBlaster offers a variety industrial models designed to fit your specific needs.

There are numerous benefits that come with choosing the ScaleBlaster water conditioning system including lower operational costs and environmental considerations. Simply put, you have the power to make your industrial facility more energy efficient while reducing maintenance costs. Contact us today to find out how we can help you combat problems with hard water.


Why Can I Do to Remedy Hard Water in my Home?

What Can I Do to Remedy Hard Water in my Home?

Whether you are on a well or a municipal water system, chances are you have hard water running through your home.  As we have discussed in previous articles, hard water causes limescale buildup, damages appliances and is unhealthy for you and your family.  People often ask, “what is the best water filter for hard water?” In reality, the best water filter for hard water is not a filter at all. it. If you want to get rid of existing limescale and prevent new limescale from forming, an electronic water descaler is the ideal solution. An electronic water conditioner like ScaleBlaster – which also acts as a limescale remover – will pay for itself over and over again.

Use Less Soaps and Detergents

An electronic water conditioner system keeps limescale from forming, resulting in the need for less laundry detergent and soap for bathing and cleaning.

Extend the Life of Your Plumbing

Limescale buildup clogs pipes over time, slowing and sometimes even stopping the water flow. Replacing plumbing is costly, and requires tearing into the yard and sometimes even the walls.

An electronic water conditioner prevents the accumulation of limescale by emitting sonic waves that stop calcium molecules from adhering the walls of your pipes.  Investing in an electronic water descaler can save you thousands of dollars in plumbing costs alone.

Preserve the Integrity of Your Fixtures and Appliances

Every appliance and fixture that touches water in your home is susceptible to hard water damage.  Installing an electronic water conditioner like ScaleBlaster on the incoming pipe of your home prevents that annoying white limescale buildup that reduces the efficiency of appliances and stains your water faucets and fixtures.

Contact us to learn more about how the ScaleBlaster electronic water conditioner can save you money and benefit your family.

What You Don’t See Can Hurt Your Home

What You Don’t See Can Hurt Your Home

The previous article discussed how to determine the hardness of the water in your home.  Today, we will explore how what you don’t see can cause major issues.  We talked about how limescale buildup on appliances, fixtures, tubs and sinks is a sign of hard water problems.  This type of limescale buildup can generally be handled using a cleaner designed specifically for calcium and limescale. However, it is what you don’t see that can really do some damage.

Have you ever watched home remodeling and/or house flipping shows on television?  If so, you are probably familiar with scenes where the homeowners are faced with replacing their indoor plumbing and pipes due to limescale buildup. Yes, believe it or not, calcium and limescale can build up in your pipes over time to the point of actually blocking water flow.  This results in costly repairs and/or re-plumbing the entire home.

What is so incredible about ScaleBlaster is that is actually “blasts” the current limescale buildup on your pipes, then prevents new scale from forming.  It may take some time for ScaleBlaster to eliminate existing limescale – approximately 90 days for the average home – but once it is eliminated, it will remain gone for as long as you have ScaleBlaster installed. And, let’s not forget to mention that you can also go back to cleaning with everyday cleaners versus harsher ones designed to cut through limescale and calcium.

ScaleBlaster is affordable and easy to install.  A small investment now can save you tens of thousands of dollars, not to mention many headaches, in the future. Check out our residential installation video to learn more.

How Do I Know if I Have Hard Water?

How Do I Know if I Have Hard Water?

Most everyone has hard water.  This is especially true if you live in the continental United States.   The calcium hardness level of your water does vary depending on where you live.  Our U.S. Water Hardness Map is helpful in determining if you live in a region with slightly hard or rocklike hard water, or somewhere in between. Well water is generally harder than city or municipal water. There are several ways to determine the level of hard water in your home:

  1. Limescale buildup on your appliances, fixtures, tubs, sinks, etc. is a tell-tale sign of hard water issues. Watch these videos from the DIY Network and HGTV to learn more.
  1. Hard water testing – if you live in an area with municipal or city water, they conduct regular testing and can provide you with information on calcium hardness. Some municipalities even make the information available on their website.
  1. Pick up your own hard water testing kit – you can test the water yourself using a kit available at a pool supply store. You can also bring in a sample of your water to a pool store with in-house water testing capabilities. This is especially important for homes using well water.

Everyone has hard water to some extent.  Regardless of how hard your water is, ScaleBlaster can prevent limescale formation.  This is important for your health and for the health of your appliances, fixtures and pipes.  Be sure to read our next article titled, What You Don’t See Can Hurt Your Home.

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