Hard Water Treatment

Consequences of Hard Water

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We are continuing our series on problems caused by hard water.  Many homeowners turn to water decalcification systems to help resolve their hard water issues.  However, not all hard water treatment options are equal.  The ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler is a residential hard water solution that is extremely effective for both water scale removal and prevention.  Pipe scale removal is important because it resolves some of the issues we are discussing in this series including clogged pipes and issues with appliances.

Let’s take a look at a few more consequences of hard water and reasons why homeowners often seek a residential hard water solution:

Clothes Not Getting Clean/Fading

Hard water has a negative impact on clothes for many reasons.  One, the calcium and magnesium content of hard water can cause laundry to gray or yellow.  High mineral content can also inhibit the water from effectively mixing with detergents.  Additional issues are caused when the washing machine is not operating at peak performance thanks to limescale buildup.  This is why pipe scale removal / water scale removal is so important.

Difficulties Lathering Soap

Hard water makes it more difficult for soap to lather. Once you install an electronic water descaler, you will begin to notice that your soap lathers more, your skin feels smoother and hair is more manageable.  Once pipe scale removal / water scale removal is complete, you will even notice that your shower heads and faucets no longer clog with limescale.

Spots on Dishes

The minerals in hard water often leave dishes looking dirty and spotty, even when they come fresh out of the dishwasher.  Once you install the ScaleBlaster residential hard water solution you will notice that your dishes appear much cleaner.

Are you experiencing some of these consequences of hard water and interested in learning more about water decalcification systems and hard water treatment options?  If so, we can help. The ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler is an effective and affordable residential hard water solution.  Best of all, it’s easy to install and requires no maintenance.  ScaleBlaster is available in-store and online at Home Depot and online at Lowe’s and Costco.  What are you waiting for?  Pick one up today!

ScaleBlaster and Wastewater Treatment – A Closer Look

ScaleBlaster and Wastewater Treatment – A Closer Look

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We’ve been taking a look at how wastewater treatment plants benefit from the ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler.  When it comes to hard water treatment options, ScaleBlaster wins hands down.  For starters, it is affordable, requires little maintenance, no chemicals and is environmentally friendly. It is also effective in both pipe scale removal and prevention.

Our previous article covered how the ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler can be used for water scale removal and prevention in slurry pumps and chlorine injection pumps.  We also discussed how it helps prevent calcification of the resin bed.  Below are additional benefits ScaleBlaster has over inferior industrial water decalcification systems:

Sensors and Instruments

Calcium particles leave deposits on sensors, control valves and other instruments.  The ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler prevents this from happening.

Mixing Tank

Often times, the sides of the mixing tank and mixing propeller are subject to scale buildup.  The ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler not only handles water scale removal to address existing scale, but treats the water that will be mixed to prevent new scale from forming,

Sodium Bisulfite Line

Sodium bisulfate lines are used to remove chlorine and control pH levels.  The ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler prevents calcium from plugging up these lines.

When it comes to saving time, money and maintenance, ScaleBlaster is the preferred choice over other industrial hard water treatment options.  Just as power plants benefit from reducing the need for cooling tower biocide, wastewater treatment plants also experience a significant reduction in the need for chemicals.  Contact one of our industrial specialists to learn more.

Residential Hard Water Solution

Why is ScaleBlaster the Preferred Residential Hard Water Solution?

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ScaleBlaster was first released in 1995 and became the first and only electronic water descaler to be successful in the residential, commercial and industrial markets. Since then, there have been competitors emerge onto the scene with inferior electronic water descaler models that don’t hold a candle to the water scale removal and prevention qualities of ScaleBlaster.

ScaleBlaster underwent several years of testing and development before being released.  We knew that there were many electronic water descaler products on the market with questionable reputations.  This was something we had to overcome and we did so by first developing an effective and reliable hard water scale removal and prevention product and then building a worldwide network of dealers and major retailers that believed in ScaleBlaster.

When it comes to a residential hard water solution, ScaleBlaster is considered the industry gold standard.  Let’s take a look at some aspects that make it so appealing to homeowners.

Easy to Install

ScaleBlaster can be easily installed by homeowners and requires no additional plumbing in most cases.  Just install it on the incoming water line and it is good to go!

Maintenance Free

Water softeners require ongoing maintenance.  Any chemical limescale remover requires continual use. ScaleBlaster is completely maintenance free.

Eco-Friendly

The traditional limescale remover uses harsh chemicals that are not favorable for humans or the environment.  Water softeners also require salt which is not only harmful to pets and people on salt restricted diets but also very negative for the environment.

The ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler is an effective hard water scale remover and also prevents new scale from forming without using chemicals or salt.

If you have hard water scale removal on your mind, then ScaleBlaster is the solution. Our residential models can be purchased at Lowe’s (online) and Home Depot (in-store and online).  We are also available to answer any questions you have.  Give ScaleBlaster a try today. It will not disappoint!

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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!

Gift for Any Homeowner

ScaleBlaster –The Perfect Holiday Gift for Any Homeowner!

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Looking for a practical yet affordable holiday gift for family and friends?  If so, we have the perfect solution any homeowner will appreciate.  The ScaleBlaster residential electronic descaler models (SB-75 and SB-Elite) can be purchased at online and in person at both Home Depot and Lowes.

Purchasing a ScaleBlaster means your family and/or friends will appreciate and remember you throughout the year.  Let’s take a look at the benefits of an electronic descaler/ limescale remover over the first three months:

Month One of Using the ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler

Limescale removal begins!  No new limescale will form and existing limescale will start to break down.  Soap will lather better.  Skin is smoother and hair is more manageable.  Much less soap scum on sinks, toilets and showers.

Month Two of Using the ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler

Since ScaleBlaster is also a scale remover, homeowners continue to see positive effects.  During month two of using an electronic descaler, expect to see hard scale deposits begin to dissolve back into the water as ScaleBlaster’s limescale remover qualities really start to take hold. Shower heads should no longer be limescale clogged, and black mold inside pipes, on shower curtains and in the toilet will be drastically reduced.

Month three of Using the ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler.

Appliances that utilize water, such as s washing machine, dishwasher, coffee machine and water heater, will operate better.  Heating elements will last longer, water pressure is improved, and temperature of hot water may start to increase.  Also, be on the lookout for brighter and whiter clothes and sheets!

If you are looking for the perfect holiday gift for that difficult to buy for homeowner, look no further. Shop now!

Cooling Tower Limescale Removal

Considering Cooling Tower Limescale Removal?

Cooling towers experience limescale buildup because as water is re-used, pure water evaporates leaving behind impurities. Limescale removal is important because the buildup can result in less efficiency and eventually corrosion.  Cooling tower biocides are commonly used to help combat limescale and other problems that result. However, these are very costly and use harmful chemicals which are not eco-friendly.

Cooling Tower Limescale Removal Without Harmful Chemicals

Ideally, you need a limescale removal system that is environmentally friendly. An electronic water conditioner operates using oscillating electronic fields that change the charge, size and shape of the calcium molecule. The surface tension of the water is decreased, which removes existing scale and prevents new limescale from forming.

Water Conditioners Do Not Require Constant Maintenance

Your cooling tower already requires ongoing maintenance. Why add to the list? A water conditioning system such as ScaleBlaster is easy to install and requires no regular check-ups.

Cooling Tower Limescale Removal Doesn’t Have to Cost a Fortune

The cooling tower is an important part of your infrastructure. Don’t let the pipes corrode or lessen the efficiency of your system. ScaleBlaster electronic water conditioner is an inexpensive option to help prevent the costly effects of limescale buildup. We have authorized dealers throughout the United States and internationally who are well-versed in helping companies determine the best ScaleBlaster water conditioner model to fit their needs.

The Healthy Holiday Gift

The Healthy Holiday Gift

Looking for a gift to benefit the entire family?  ScaleBlaster electronic water descaler offers benefits everyone will enjoy.  While it may not sound as exciting as as jewelry, a hand tool or the latest video game, ScaleBlaster – a no salt water conditioner –  really does have some cool benefits that even the teenagers in the house will appreciate.

First, it is easy to install.  And, unlike water softeners, salt free water conditioners require no maintenance. This will make the adults in the family very happy.

Second, limescale removal results in improved performance of appliances, faucets, sinks, and any systems in your home that touches or uses water.

Third, ScaleBlaster is the gift that keeps on giving. Your new electronic water descaler will allow you to experience the following over the next three months and beyond:

  • Month One: Stains on sinks and toilets are more easily managed; less soap scum; skin feels smoother; hair is not weighed down.
  • Month Two:  Accumulated hard limescale removal occurs; no new scale formation will take place; black mold is scientifically reduced and often times eliminated.
  • Month Three:  Appliances operate more effectively and efficiently; towels and clothes are whiter, softer and brighter; you may begin to notice a savings on your electric bill.

Let’s not forget to mention that salt free water conditioners are also environmentally friendly, which is an added bonus.

So, if you are looking for a unique, healthy holiday gift for yourself or a loved one, ScaleBlaster no salt water conditioner is something that provides both immediate benefits and long lasting results.  You can find ScaleBlaster at your local Home Depot, or, if you prefer, you can order it online.

 

 

 

Electronic Water Conditioners – Great for Well Water, Too!

Electronic Water Conditioners – Great for Well Water, Too!

According to the Centers for Disease Control, and U.S. Census Bureau, approximately  13 millions homes in the U.S. use private ground water wells which are not regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  This means that homes using well water must maintain and test their water on a regular basis.  Well water is considered hard water, which is full of calcium and prone to causing lime scale buildup on pipes, appliances and fixtures.

Many homeowners using well water or hard water will turn to a water softener for water conditioning.  Unfortunately, water softeners use salt in their water exchange.  This emits extra sodium in the water and also produces excess salt that is expelled into the environment.  This is neither healthy nor environmentally friendly.

A house water descaler– also known as an electronic water conditioner – is an ideal and ecofriendly water softener alternative.  Designed to be easily installed on the incoming pipe of your home, an electronic water descaler such as ScaleBlaster eliminates lime scale problems by preventing calcium molecules from adhering to the walls of your pipes, appliances and fixtures.  And, because it does not replace the calcium in your water with salt, you get added health benefits. Advantages of having an electronic water descaler for your house with well water includes added perks and conveniences such as not needing to use as much soap or detergent when bathing or cleaning, less corrosion, mold and mildew, brighter laundry and softer skin.

Contact us to find out how your home and family can benefit from using ScaleBlaster for water conditioning.

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