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Calcium in Water

Water has to travel a long way to get to your house, and while generally it’s only made up of hydrogen and oxygen atoms, it picks up a lot of other stuff in its travels.  Among some of the things … Continue reading

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Improve Potted Plant Growth

Turbu-Flow can do many great things for your home.  It can save you money by elongating the working life of your appliances and improving their efficiency.  It can also eliminate cloudy glassware and prevent the staining of kitchen and bathroom … Continue reading

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Are You Using Underground Drilling Equipment like the Sandvik DD421?

Many heavy-duty machines require the use of water to keep cool so that they can run for long periods of time.  In most of these machines, water has to travel long distances from the reservoir to the parts that need … Continue reading

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Bathtub Rings

Stop wasting your money trying to find a cleaning product that will effectively get rid of the rings around the bathtubs in your home.  Even the most expensive solution is no match for the grime that plagues sinks and tubs … Continue reading

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Hard Water Comparison Information

Test                            Guideline Values               Comments pH                                          < 6.5                                May be corrosive.                                                 < 8.4                                Progressively decreases efficiency of chlorination.                                                 > 8.5                                May cause scale and taste problems. TDS                                       < 500mg/l                     Regarded as good … Continue reading

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Why Don’t I Get Suds Or Lather From My Soap?

Are your once white clothes a dull yellow after they are washed?  Does your hair never really feel clean?  Do you struggle to keep your bathtub and sinks free of grime?  If so, the problem is most likely that your … Continue reading

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Atlas Copco M2C & L2C30

In addition to Turbu-Flow’s residential and commercial applications, our water conditioning system has also been especially successful when installed on large surface and underground drill rigs.  Turbu-Flow has been credited with increasing the efficiency and longevity of large underground drilling … Continue reading

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Bore Water

Bore water, or well water as it is known in the United States, is rain water that accumulates underground and is drawn up by a pump for household and agricultural use.  Because it tends to have very high mineral content, … Continue reading

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Salty Water? Not with Turbu-Flow!

Many water softeners are salt-based and remove the calcium and magnesium ions that cause hard water by replacing them with sodium and potassium ions.  Owners of these water softeners are the ones who tend to complain about salty water.  Salty … Continue reading

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Washing Clothes in Hard Water

Washing clothes in hard water is a challenge.  In order to get the best results, you have to make sure the water is at a precise temperature, you have to buy and use an exorbitant amount of specialized laundry detergent, … Continue reading

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Environmentally Friendly Home Solutions

If you’re in the business of building houses, whether you’re located in the United States, Australia, or elsewhere, offering environmentally friendly home solutions to buyers is a sure fire way to sell more homes.  In the USA, builders are still … Continue reading

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Blue Water Syndrome

If the water coming out of your pipes has a blue or green tint, you may have a problem known as blue water syndrome.  While the cloudy water that leaves a powdery film on your glassware is caused by high … Continue reading

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Having Hard Water Issues?

Hard water issues plague homeowners all over the world.  The majority of homes in Australia, Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe and the UK are supplied with hard water.  Further, over 85% of homes in the United States have hard water coming … Continue reading

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Swimming Pool Hard Water Treatment

It’s always summer somewhere in the world and you know what that means, pool owners have turned off their furnaces and emerged from hibernation to do their best scientist impersonations.  No matter how good of a Bill Nye impersonator you’ve … Continue reading

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Lime Buildup in Your Dishwasher

Lime buildup in dishwashers can cause headaches, especially for restaurant and hotel owners whose customers expect their dishes and glassware to be squeaky clean.  Often times when glasses come out of the dishwasher cloudy, people are quick to blame the … Continue reading

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How to Stop Scale Buildup in Pipes

Scale buildup in pipes is a common problem and is expensive to correct, but the good news is that like most plumbing complications, it is very preventable.  Scale builds up when a chemical or physical change in your water results … Continue reading

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