Water Ionizers and reviews from Alkaline Water Plus

Additional Information

Site Information

 Loading... Please wait...

Blog

Scale Build-Up Hurts Your Water Ionizer

Posted by Alkaline Water Plus on

Calcium Build-Up Can Hurt Your Water Ionizer’s Performance

A water ionizer creates two streams of electrolyzed water: alkaline and acid. The alkaline water is rich in Calcium. Calcium is good for you and contributes to creating alkalinity in the water, but is also a naturally occurring crystalline mineral which creates lime. Lime is another name for Calcium Oxide [formed from a reaction with calcium and the oxygen in the water]. Because of its crystalline structure, Lime tends to scale up on the inside of pipes…and will clog up the inside of your water ionizer if you don’t have a good method of cleaning the plates and pipe works on a regular basis. Even with a good cleaning method, people in “hard-water” areas have reported lime-build-up problems with their water ionizers from time to time.

Lime Scale

Anti-scale devices can save your water ionizer!

Anti-Scaling Devices are small pre-filtering devices which transform the Calcium crystals into a spherical shape which will not cake or scale up, and so it makes it impossible for the scale build-up to occur. How it does this is by adding carbonate ions to the water, it turns the Calcium ion into a Calcium Carbonate ion. Calcium Carbonate crystals are spherical shaped to be harmless & anti-scaling for your water ionizer, and Calcium Carbonate is a healthy mineral for you to consume. It’s also environmentally friendly.  This device is as easy as 1-2-3 to install as well, and doesn’t take up any room on or under your counter.  The filtering media is all natural, NSF and Water Quality Association certified. 

This is one example of probably my favorite anti-scale device. https://www.alkalinewaterplus.com/our-products/eos-scale-guard-elimination-of-scale-device

comments powered by Disqus

Cathleen Lograsso

Cathleen LoGrasso

Cathleen was a teacher/principal for 24 years and has been drinking ionized water for about 25 years. She created Alkaline Water Plus to educate people about the benefits of ionized water.

"The very best thing I have ever purchased is a WATER IONIZER!" Cathleen LoGrasso, Owner/CEO Alkaline Water Plus

Subscribe by Email

Use form, below, to subscribe to our newsletter or click this link to sign up for more benefits.
Fill out my online form.

Archives

Search

Search results are always reported with two tabs: "Products" first and "News & Information" second.Look for these tabs.