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In auto sales, a slang term for false equity. For example, water occurs when a car owner claims $3,000 in equity on a vehicle when she only has $1,500 in equity.
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Researchers found that washing in soft water, which creates less lather and less soap curd, is kinder to kids' skin and results in less itching and dryness.
The C-Map program showed an area in the county with naturally soft water wells (Figure 1).
Even leading manufacturers of laundry equipment often recommend the use of soft water vs.
The two firms "are already exploring other opportunities where the benefits of soft water with water-bearing appliances, such as washing machines and dishwashers, can be promoted.
A lack of magnesium in foodstuffs and in water supplies, due to the use of artificial tertilizers and soft water, linked with the increased incidence of heart attacks.
If you remove either of those ions, or you brew tea in soft water, then no scum forms.
The corrosion behavior of silicon brasses (C87500 and C87800), high-zinc yellow brass (C85800), low-zinc yellow brass (C85200), leaded-tin bronze (C83450) and silicon bronzes (C87600 and C87610) in permanent mold and sand-cast conditions was studied in soft water by M.
Later, investigators established that deaths in the United States from "coronary" heart attacks in white men 45 to 64 years old were significantly higher in states with soft water than in states with hard water.
Ample softened water is never a concern with GE exclusive SmartSoft[TM] technology that learns a family's water-use patterns in 30 days, ensuring there is soft water available when your family needs it.
The NuvoH2O system is more cost efficient with no wasted water and requires no drain, electricity, brine tank, calibration or soft water loop.
The invention allows its users to enjoy soft water virtually anywhere, including their homes and RVs.