Hard Water - RCA WRW2505K Use And Care Manual

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E181"d
w ater—do
you
haveit?
Before
you can
decidewhatto do
abouthard water,youneedto know
if youhaveit and, if so, howhard
it is.
@ If youlivein a municipalarea,
contactyourwatercompany.
@ If youlivein a ruralarea, or in
somesuburbanareas, contactyour
countyagent.
The answerwillbe "youhave'so
manygrains'per gallon"and
meansthis:
Oto 3 grainsper gallon–SOFT
4 to 10grains—HARD
11to 19grains–VERYHARD
20 grainsandover—
EXTREMELYHARD
If yourwateris SC?FT, youhave
no problem.Youcan use soapor
detergentas youpreferand forget
all abouthard water.If youhave
HARDwater—less t han 10grains—
andyouusephosphatedetergent,
youalsohaveno problem.
But, if youhavemorethan 10
grains,youwillneedto sofienyour
waterwitheither. . .
1. An installedwatersoftenerin
yourhome,or
2. The use ofa packagedwater
softener.
For
information onwater
softeners9 s eeguidebelow.
Grainsof
hardness
o–lo
10–15
E–20
20–25
25–30
over30
Whenusing
'Acup
'Acup
~hcup
o
1cup
1cupplus 1tablespoonforevery5 grainsabove
withdetergent
(60ml)
(120ml)
(160ml)
(240ml)
30 (240mlplus 15ml foreachextra5 grains)
Whenusing
'hcup
2A cup
3A cup
1cup
1%cups
1%cupsplus1tablespoon f orevery5 grainsabove
withsoap
(80ml)
(160ml)
(180ml)
(240ml)
(360ml)
30 (300mlplus 15ml foreachextra5 grains)

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