Calgon Water Softeners | Residential Water Softeners

Calgon Water Softeners | Residential Water Softeners

Calgon Water Softeners were first put on the market in 1956 and since then many products for home use that help provide whiter, brighter clothes in the laundry, by removing the hard water minerals that keep the dirt trapped in the fabrics. It also helps eliminate soap scum that fades and dulls the clothing.

Primary Purpose
Hard water creates a number of problems with plumbing and appliances because of the increase of calcium and magnesium deposits resulting in huge repair bills over the years. Water softeners are a preventative instead of a de-scaler in that the active ingredients prevent the formation of limescale.

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Old and new water softener tanks in a utility room waiting for replacement to remove minerals from hard water

Using these in the laundry also helps protect the washing machine from damage by preventing the calcium and lime buildup in the lines, pumps, drums and other components that contact the water.

Top Calgon Products
Calgon Water Softener Powder, 40-Ounce (Pack of 2)

Calgon Laundry Powder was the first form of the product that was made available for washing clothes and is particularly helpful to provide cleaner clothes in areas affected by hard water.The Powder form helps soften the water because hard water stops the detergent from lathering effectively which prevents clothes from being fully cleaned.

Because the hard water prevents the rinse cycle from thoroughly removing the detergent from the clothing, which eventually this fades and dulls the clothing, the Calgon Powder aids in the rinse cycle as well.

Calgon Powder was is used in many areas in which consumers run a cycle with just the Calgon Powder, and no detergent, simply to help clean out the washing machines. This helps prolong the life of the washing machine and the associated plumbing. There were no complaints found regarding this product.

Calgon Water Softener – 32 fl oz

The Calgon Liquid Gel product enhances the effectiveness of the laundry detergent by removing the calcium and lime building that causes fabrics to become faded and dull. By allowing the detergent to perform more effectively, white clothes are brighter, and colors are more vibrant.

Since the Calgon Liquid Gel helps remove the calcium and lime buildup, it helps prevent expensive customer repair bills on not only the washing machines, but also the plumbing associated with draining the water.

It also assists in adding to the life of the associated plumbing and the washing machine’s heating element, drum, and tubing. There were no complaints found regarding this product.

Calgon Water Softener Tablets
One of the easiest forms that Calgon provides for water softening is the Tablets that are added to the washing machine. The tablet is simply tossed into the load of clothes, and helps soften the water by eliminating the calcium and lime in the water.

It aids in getting clothes cleaner because detergents are able to lather better when the water is softened, and the rinse cycle is more efficient because softer water is able to better rid the clothes of the soap scum.

An additional benefit to using the Calgon tablets is that because the product makes the water softer, less detergent is needed to clean the clothes. There were no complaints found regarding this Calgon Tablets.

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Water purification filter with activated charcoal and other filter substrates

Calgon Softeners are available in three forms: Powder, Liquid Gels, and Tablets. All of these products help prevent the build up of calcium and lime in the washing machine and associated plumbing components.

Allowing the detergent to more effectively get the dirt and grime out of the clothing as well as providing for cleaner water in the rinse cycle. The products help prevent clothes from becoming dull, faded, and dingy.

Choose From Other Option Available in the Market
Some customers feel that these products from Calgon are way too expensive as compared to other brands of similar genre. The only advantage is that it is available in three forms and users can choose the form they’d like to work with.

It is good for washing machines but lack quality of the concept. Additionally, the brand identity is not well established. So it is recommended that if you can, then opt for other brands for this product.

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