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Whole Home Scale Inhibitor Devices

February 17, 2020

If you have hard water, you may have already noticed your skin and hair is dry and damaged. Hard water can even damage your hot water heater, appliances, and pipes.



 

Scale inhibitor devices 

It’s Friday evening. You jump in the shower, excited for a hot, relaxing cleanse. Your shower takes a turn for the worst when only a few streams of water flow from the nozzle to your body. You look up to the shower head to see what’s wrong. What you discover is shocking.

It’s a chalky, gross build-up that has covered most of your shower head. You hurry up and shut off the water, hoping it will fade away with the water. No luck. You get a little courage and try to wipe it off with your fingers and even try to chisle it with your fingernail. Not happening.

All previous showers flash through your mind. You wonder how long it has existed and why you haven’t seen it before. But most of all, you want to know what it is and how to get rid of it.

The plumber you called on Friday but couldn’t show up until Wednesday tells you the gross buildup is called lime scale.

Scale usually appears in hard water. If you have hard water, you may have already noticed your skin and hair can get dry and damaged. And now you are learning hard water can even damage your hot water heater, appliances, and pipes. It might be time to consider a whole home water treatment system.

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When hard water is heated, water will evaporate. As it does this, the minerals then fall to the surface and begin to accumulate. Over time they grow so large they can create clogs and eventually cause appliances like your washer, water heater, and dishwasher to fail.

When hard water is heated, water will evaporate. As it does this, the minerals then fall to the surface and begin to accumulate. Over time they grow so large they can create clogs and eventually cause appliances like your washer, water heater, and dishwasher to fail.

Fixing the Problem

If scale build up is the problem, then you must get rid of the scale. As your plumber talks about solutions like how to prolong the life of your home’s plumbing with the NuvoH20, you are wondering what’s in it for you.

You want to know how much the NuvoH20 will cost. You ask, will these scale inhibitor systems change the taste or odor of my water? Is the scale inhibitor system’s active ingredient safe? Again, you ask, what’s in it for you?

Benefits of Scale Inhibitor Systems

One of the biggest benefits of installing the NuvoH20 system is that you can save money by reducing the amount of scale build up on your water heater elements and pipes. Because you no longer have build up, your water heater can work more efficiently. Scale reducers can prolong the life of your appliances, so you don’t have to buy new ones as often. These beneficial inhibitors also reduce the corrosion on anode rods, which makes your whole house plumbing system last longer.

The NuvoH20 scale inhibitors has a superpower: Citrus.

They figured out that you don’t have to use salt to fight scale. Instead, you can use citrus that has added benefits, like no more film on dishes and mirrors. You will also notice your soap lathers more, and the water throughout your house gets conditioned.

Other systems require you to use salt blocks. This means you must purchase these heavy blocks from a local store, store them, and remember to add them to your system every month or two. When you don’t remember, your pipes and water will let you know with either the start of buildup or a smell it produces.

With the NuvoH20, you change a cartridge every four to six months. The cartridge is filled with the salt-free, citric acid softener that holds their Citracharge Cell Technology. Luxury hotels and restaurants are using this technology around the world due to its benefits.

Citracharge Cell Technology

The citracharge cell technology is unique to NuvoH20. It bonds metal ions like calcium and magnesium, in water. This prevents them from building up on surfaces. It does this using all-natural ingredients that are safe enough to drink, but strong enough to cut remove limescale.

More About Citric Acid Benefits

The use of citric acid is so smart and has many benefits you may have not heard of yet. It is eco-friendly. Meaning, it’s good for the environment and your home.

In use with the NuvoH20, citric acid is an element of chelation or binding. It makes the hard minerals bind to the acid rather than to each other. The acid makes it impossible for the minerals to build up on any of your surfaces.
The citracharge cell technology also reduces the pH of your water, making it less alkaline and more neutral. Like I said, the NuvoH20 scale inhibitor systems have superpowers.

Electrolytic vs. Magnetic Scale Reducer?

Electrolytic scale reducers are in-line scale reducers. Examples include the Scaleblaster Water Conditioner and the Fernox Electrolytic Scale Reducer system. They use electrolytic principles, electronic frequency waves, that alter the hardness of the minerals. Basically, this means they use rotating electrical energy to produce a chemical change, preventing the minerals from hardening.

But if you are leery of using any chemicals and electrical energy, you can choose a magnetic scale reducer, which uses a magnetic field to reduce the effects of hard water.

 

Focus on the Hot Water Heater

You can put scale reducers on any of your appliances but since the hot water heater is the king of water supply, you may want to start protecting it first. Here at Whitton Plumbing we recomend the NuvoH20 Whole House Scale Inhibition Water Treatment System. 

Now that you understand scale reducers, you can make the best choice for your home.

Before you know it, you will be back to taking those relaxing showers. Only next time, your shower head will be free of buildup, with full-stream capabilities.


If you are ready to put the NuvoH20 superpowers to use on your hard water, call your local professionals today.


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