Question - Is water softener required for IFB washing machine?

Answered by: Gregory Russell  |  Category: General  |  Last Updated: 21-06-2022  |  Views: 653  |  Total Questions: 13

- Quora. Yes, certainly. Generally any water having TDS(total dissolved solid) is more than 500ppm and total hardness more then 65 ppm is termed hard water, which may not give enough lather with soap. Hence for washing purposes you need water softener. Stands and covers are not necessary in all homes, but in some they can mean the difference between a washing machine that works and one that doesn't. You can find washing machine stands and covers on eBay or on other online shops, as well as directly from certain manufacturers, like IFB. Scale from hard water can clog plumbing, and it damages your water-consuming appliances, wearing them down over time. They become less and less effective until eventually they break down. Detergent use dropped by 50% in washing machines with soft water, and you could save as much as 70% on dishwasher detergent. KENT Washing Machine Water Softener is ideally the best water softener for washing machines as it converts hard water into soft and this prevents the scaling along the walls of the machine, thereby increasing the life and output of the washing machine. However, it is OK to have a washing machine installed in a bathroom, as long as strict rules are adhered to. The washing machine should also be plugged in outside the bathroom and protected by an RCD.

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You shouldn't store clean water in your machine. If you want to re-use wash water, look for a machine built to save and suck back wash water, sometimes called “suds-saving”. It's similar to soaking for long times.

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Washing machine covers But these covers help washing machine durable and works without any trouble during the their lifetime. Washing machine covers help to prevent from loose their vibrating colors due to dust and dirt. These covers avoids moisture getting inside washing machine and damage expensive parts like motor.

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Many of us place the washing machine in the balcony of home. This is better avoided because exposing the washing machine to the elements of nature could create lot of problem, leading to corrosion, peeling of the paints and also damage to the highly sensitive electronic gadgets and control panels.

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Like any other home appliance, washing machines also consume electricity in stand by mode. So do not leave your washing machine in stand by mode. Use your washing machine in a right manner and save on your electricity bills.

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Placing your washing machine outside the bathroom will keep your machine dry and will last for a long time. For the majority of users, running cold water is sufficient to wash their clothes. Make sure that the tap/fitting is carefully done. If not ensured, water can drip and flood the interiors of your home.

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Durable Brand pmb Model Number LGTL5-7 Material PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) Type Top Loading Washing Machine

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Install a drain pan! Installing a washer drain pan is an easy, inexpensive way to prevent water damage from a leaking washing machine. The washing machine pan also protects your floor from condensation. If your washing machine is located upstairs, a drain pan is particularly important and may be required.

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Yes, certainly. Generally any water having TDS(total dissolved solid) is more than 500ppm and total hardness more then 65 ppm is termed hard water, which may not give enough lather with soap. Hence for washing purposes you need water softener. For drinking purposes you can R. O by keeping TDS around 150–200 ppm.

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If you have not installed a mechanical water softening system, to remedy problems that have already occurred, fill the washer with the hottest water appropriate for the fabric. Add four times the normal amount of detergent and one cup water conditioner. Agitate just long enough to wet the clothes.

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Using Baking Soda or Vinegar Vinegar is acidic, and baking soda is alkaline. You can use either of two for converting the hard water into soft water. Both baking soda and vinegar remove the scaly buildup, which is caused by the minerals present in hard water. It is advised that you use distilled white vinegar.

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The 2 ways to obtain soft water in a shower are by using a whole house softener or a shower softener (such as the “ShowerStick”). Both use resin beads to soften water via a process called “ion exchange” and the resin is regenerated with salt water.

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Hard water is water that has high mineral content (in contrast with "soft water"). Hard water is formed when water percolates through deposits of limestone, chalk or gypsum which are largely made up of calcium and magnesium carbonates, bicarbonates and sulfates.

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You can try IFB Washing machines which have aqua-energie technology. This breaks calcium into minute particles by using built in device. If water hardness level is high, a water softener like kent is recommended.