Soft Water

Cold Hard Facts about Water

Understanding how the types of water in a carwash impact product performance In general, there are three types of water that are used in carwashes: Hard water, soft water, and reverse osmosis (RO) water. For this article I will not be discussing reclaimed water. Each of these types of water has an impact on a carwash owner/operator’s goal of producing a clean and dry car. It is important to...

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Benefits of Soft Water in Your Car Wash

Almost everyone in the car wash industry hears about the benefits of soft water on a very regular basis.  Distributers and service/installation companies all want to sell water softeners with car wash system and insist that soft water is a necessity in cleaning cars.  Owners and operators are told of the chemical benefits of having soft water every time a chemical sales person walks on their...

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