Lime Buildup

Limescale is a drain on your budget. Electrical appliances, washing machine, dishwasher, boiler, boiler, pipes, taps, kettles… everything breaks down faster. It creates additional repair and replacement costs that you can avoid.

Tap water varies from region to region. In some regions it contains more lime than in others. You can easily find out the hardness of your tap water. This way you know whether you are at risk of the disadvantages.

What are the risks of too much lime in the water?

Tap water contains calcium and magnesium particles. When the water is heated, lime is formed. Water with a high lime content is also called hard water. This has many drawbacks. What are the risks of too much lime in the water and how can you solve this?

Influence on your whole house

We use liters of tap water every day: for the bathroom, the kitchen, the laundry room, the heating, etc. In short, throughout the house. The water contains calcium and magnesium minerals. If it is heated, limescale can form.

For your kitchen

In the kitchen you can prepare the tastiest dishes, enjoy a delicious cup of coffee or tea and do the dishes with ease. However, lime can throw a spanner in the works. That dull layer of lime on your crockery, cutlery and glasses? Anything but tasty! In addition, much more detergent is needed to get this clean. The dishwasher has a hard time and breaks quickly. Hot water taps get clogged and need to be replaced sooner. And your cup of coffee or tea? You’d rather throw it down the sink.

For your bathroom

In the bathroom you can relax and start your day fresh. Too much lime in the tap water can make it your least favorite space. Because you lose a lot of time brushing. You will need to scrub and use more cleaning agents to get the shower walls or tiles clean. The taps and shower heads clog quickly, so you have to descale them more often and eventually have to replace them.

For your laundry room

Lime does a lot of damage to your washing machine. The heating elements are affected, making the machine less efficient. In the long run, it will break and must be repaired or replaced. You need to use more detergent as it is less effective on stains. And your laundry is no longer soft, the fibers retain their flexibility for a shorter period of time. This way your clothes, towels and sheets will break faster.

For your heating appliances and boilers

Limescale affects your heating appliances. As a result, they lose efficiency and your energy bill rises. Did you know that 1.6 mm limescale already reduces energy efficiency by 15%? After all, your boiler has to put in more effort to heat up your rooms. In addition, it also lasts less time. Your pipes also get clogged quickly. Result: you pay high energy repair or replacement costs.

For your body

If you shower in hard water, calcium granules form a layer of lime on your hair. This causes your hair to lose its natural shine. Showering with hard water also damages the protective layer of fat on your skin. As a result, your skin will soon feel dry.

For your budget

Limescale is a drain on your budget. Electrical appliances, washing machine, dishwasher, boiler, boiler, pipes, taps, kettles… everything breaks down faster. It creates additional repair and replacement costs that you can avoid.

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