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Old 01-31-2012, 11:00 AM   #1
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Problems with Hardwater in my Bathroom.


I am looking to replace my shower door as my exsisting one is looking abit messy due to me living in a hardwater area and the limescale leaving nasty water marks, its becoming a real nightmare.

Does anyone know how to prevent hardwater making a mess of my new shower door?

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Old 01-31-2012, 12:20 PM   #2
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A water softener. Not only will it reduce this, it will make life easier for your dishwasher, clothes washing machine, etc.

Cheap solution: A handheld squeegee or something similar to wipe down the doors after each use.

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Whats the price on a water softener and how does it work. Does it have to be installed by a professional?

I was looking at the handheld idea, i came across this Shower Blade which is suppost to help prevent limescale but do you think it will really work?
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All that thing does is remove the water off the glass, same thing a cheap squeegy would do.
First get you water tested, if it is hard the only thing that going to change that is a whole house water softner.
It's sized and set according to how hard your water is, no test and you have no idea how to treat it.
If you have hard water and a softner is add your plumbing will last longer, it will add years of usefull life to your water heater, use less soap for cleaning, no more stained toilets, tub, washing machine, no more dingy looking white clothes.
No one can quote you a price on here because no one's going to know what size your going to need.
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Ahh thats great, to be completely honest i live in a hard water area and all my neighbours have problems with it. Ill have to get it tested to see how im going to treat it.
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