What is an Electronic Water Scaler Good for?

The installation of water softener advantages and disadvantages in your home. This article explains why this is an important addition to any family’s home safety plan.

What does an electronic water descaler do?

An electronic water descaler deals with limescale deposits due to hard water. The device is used by approximately 60% of UK households. Other methods like magnetic descalers and/or ion change softeners may be more costly and less efficient.

The Advantages

Effectively reduces “scum”, in both sinks & baths.

Use chemical to soften the water

Low cost solution.

This is responsible for maintaining pipework in the house.

It’s easy to install. No moving parts.

Low maintenance.

Indicates system or internal faults.

Does not adversely affect the water’s chemical makeup.

Softer water has many benefits, such as: You are gentler on your skin

Avoid using damaging cleaning products.

The use of less fuel and limescale will reduce heating costs.

How soon will I see the benefits?

Once it is installed, the unit will soften the water and prevent limescale from building up again. Although it takes longer to remove limescale deposits that have been accumulated over many years, they will disappear once the pipes are filled with softer water. It can take months for limescale deposits to be removed, but if you consider that some of these have taken many decades to build up it is quite quick.