Benefits of an Electronic Water Descaler

by | Dec 17, 2014 | Water Softening

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If you live in an area with hard water, then you are probably already aware of some of the problems which this can cause. Hard water contains minerals which can cause lime scale to build up on your taps and in appliances such as washing machines and dishwasher. It can also be harsh on your skin when you are bathing or showering. An electronic water descaler has several benefits as it can help resolve some of these problems.


These devices work by creating an electro-magnetic field around the water supply pipes which is constantly changing. This makes it difficult for the lime scale to settle in any of the pipes around your property. It does not alter or remove any of the beneficial minerals in the water which means the water which you get from your tap is still safe to drink.


Lime scale in your washing machine can have a negative effect on the lifespan of your machine, as when it builds up in the parts of the machine it can cause the machine to breakdown. A descaler can reduce the amount of buildup of lime scale which occurs and this can mean your machine will not need maintenance as often, which will save you money. A descaler will also stop lime scale building up in other appliances which use water, such as dishwashers, and this will also extend the life of these appliances.


An electronic water descaler will also produce a noticeable difference in the way the water feels when you take a shower. When water is hard it can feel harsh on your skin, and if your skin is particularly sensitive, this may lead to your skin becoming dry and itchy. When you use a descaler, these problems will be eliminated. Some people have also noticed their hair feels softer and cleaner when it is washed with water which has been treated by a descaler.


Electronic water descalers do not use much energy and are actually very cost effective when you consider the potential savings which can be made against the cost of chemicals as well as repairing or replacing appliances which have been affected by lime scale. It also means you are less likely to have to buy cleaning products which remove lime scale from your taps and prevent build up in your appliances. If you have encountered some of these problems which occur due to hard water, then a descaler (like the Scale Blaster system from may be the solution which you are looking for.

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