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e_roehm23 01-09-2012 02:43 PM

hard water
How do you battle hard water with your dipes and other clothes?

MamaJax2010 01-09-2012 02:50 PM

A good water softener, change filters often, and I use calgon in my rinse cycle every so often. No issues so far!

Almacham 01-09-2012 04:29 PM

Re: hard water
Finding the right detergent and using enough of it is the key.

AZmommy 01-09-2012 04:48 PM

Re: hard water

Originally Posted by Freedom (Post 14421051)
Finding the right detergent and using enough of it is the key.

This some water softener (calagon white king) can help sometimes but I find the righr detergent key.

m&m&m 01-09-2012 05:03 PM

Re: hard water
detergent (many with hard water have to use more than normal detergent) and a good water softener (Calgon seems to be the highest recommended softener from people with hard water).

There is some interesting information on pinstripes and polkadots' website here:

flyingpiggy 01-09-2012 05:15 PM

Re: hard water
I live in a hard water area too. I installed water softener system. It works very well.

KimA 01-09-2012 05:22 PM

Re: hard water
The right detergent and using natural fiber diapers.

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