Hard Water Issues

Frequently Asked Questions Q. What is hard water? A. Hard water develops as water flows underground or over rock formations picking up high levels of dissolved minerals, mainly the minerals calcium and magnesium. Hard water contains essential minerals which are beneficial to health, but it can be extremely damaging to …

Tap Water Contaminants

Frequently Asked Questions Q. What substances are in tap water that could endanger our health? A. Water authorities, water utilities and water treatment plants are introducing into our water disinfectants (such as chlorine and ammonia) which bind to organic substances in the water and produce carcinogenic chlorogenic derivatives (THM’s). There …

Silkwater Technologies Israel

Frequently Asked Questions Q. Why choose Silkwater Technologies? A. We are professionals with proven experience in Israel and around the world in the field of drinking water purification. Q. What are the advantages of using us over the many competitors in the water purification market? A. We are the only …

SW200XL Water Conditioner FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions Q. Does the SW200XL remove bacteria from water? A. Yes. The SW200XL is capable of filtering out bacteria with the special 2 micron filter cartridge. The special design bacteriostatic cartridge is effective at reducing microbial growth and capable of dealing with the Legionellahumidaceae bacterium. Q. Is the …

Central Heating Boilers

Frequently Asked Questions Q. What Boiler or Heating System do I need to use a Water Conditioner? A. Most boilers, central heating and home plumbing systems will benefit from using softened water. Softened water can help plumbing systems run more efficiently by flushing away limescale and scum. Combi boilers and …

Hard Water Treatment

Frequently Asked Questions Q. Does the Silkwater coonditioner eliminate white scale build-up on faucets, showerheads and fixtures? A. Yes, the built-in descaler in Silkwater hard water conditioners is specifically designed to inhibit limescale from developing while eliminating existing scale from faucets, pipes, taps and water heaters. You should begin to …

Replacement Parts

Frequently Asked Questions Q. How much does it cost to replace the media or the stainless-steel filter? A. The stainless filter will last many years, and may never need replacement. But if needed it sells for around $14.99. The poly-phosphate crystals sell for $29.99 for a full 10.5 oz charge …

Reverse Osmosis Systems

Frequently Asked Questions Q. Do you still need a Reverse Osmosis system with the Silkwater Conditioner? A. The Silkwater range of water conditioners do not work like a reverse osmosis system in the way they filter water. The Silkwater filter/descaler system will eliminate calcium carbonate limescale build up without filtering …

Septic Tanks

Frequently Asked Questions Q. Is the Water Conditioner Compatible with a Biological Waste Tank, Cesspit or Septic Tank? A. You can use Silkwater Water Conditioners with a septic tank, cesspit, package sewage treatment plant or biological waste tank. There is no brine or backwash salt from the water conditioner which, …

Silkwater Conditioners

Frequently Asked Questions Q. Can I install the Silkwater conditioner myself? A. We recommend that you use your local licensed plumber to perform the installation of your Silkwater hard water conditioner. By using a licensed plumber, you will ensure that your new conditioner is installed correctly and will operate properly. …