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How Water Softening Systems Work

How Water Softening Systems Work Water Softeners in Southern MD Conventional water-softening systems eliminate magnesium (Mg) and calcium (Ca) ions from hard water, which are instead replaced with sodium (Na) ions. This is because magnesium and calcium ions prevent household detergents and soaps from reacting with impurities whereas sodium doesn’t block the reaction. As a result, detergents are capable of removing oils…