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Old 07-16-2007, 03:38 PM   #1
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I have a GE Monogram Automatic Icemaker Model ZDI 15 & my water supply contains many minerals. Cleaner from GE is getting expensive as I have to use it weekly. Know of any homemade concoctions I can use to keep minerals from collecting on the freezing plate?

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Old 07-17-2007, 05:03 PM   #2
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Instead of treating the symptom why not treat the illness?

There's a multitude of icemaker filters on the market.

See Aqua-Pure for example or Google for 'Icemaker Filters + minerals'.

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An in-line filter is a cheap solution. You can pick up a charcoal filter at any Home Depot or Lowes for less than $15. The water in Las Vegas has a lot of mineral, and they usually last about 4 months between changes.
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I had really poor water from the well at my house in NC, I ended up putting in a reverse osmosis unit and not only did the icemaker stay clean but the taste difference was fantastic, the unit was close to $200 but it didn't have filters to change out, it had a flush /clean cycle to backwash the unit.
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An in-line filter is a cheap solution. You can pick up a charcoal filter at any Home Depot or Lowes for less than $15. The water in Las Vegas has a lot of mineral, and they usually last about 4 months between changes.


Sorry, in-line filters will not remove dissolved solids for the ice-maker unless they are deionizing using cation/anion resin beds. These can be costly and have a short service life.

The RO is still the best and most convenient way to accomplish this task.
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