Conventional water softeners are like house guests. They’re fun to have around at first, but they soon turn into costly distractions. If you have hard water, but you don’t want the expenses and long-term maintenance associated with salt-based water softeners, there’s an effective and economical alternative. It’s called the iSpring ED2000 Whole House Electronic Descaler and Water Conditioner.
Based on proven scientific principles, descalers solve hard water problems without salt or chemicals. Two thins coils of wire wrap around your home’s incoming water pipe, producing electromagnetic waves that keep hard minerals suspended in water, preventing the accumulation of limescale in pipes.
The ED2000 is lightweight, fits nearly anywhere, and it treats your entire home’s water supply for hardness up to 25 grains per gallon. Could this be the simple, salt-free solution you’ve been looking for? Let’s find out.
iSpring ED2000 Whole House Electronic Descaler and Water Conditioner
iSpring produces only top-tier water conditioning products, and the ED2000 descaler is no exception. It uses electromagnetism to change how minerals flow through water, reducing the build-up of calcium and magnesium in your home’s plumbing without changing your water’s chemistry. Beneficial minerals that are healthy for your body are retained.
Set it up in minutes without a plumber. The only requirement is a power source. It works with most pipes including PVC and PEX, and it uses a fraction of the electricity of a water softener. Maintenance is nil. iSpring backs the ED2000 with an unconditional money-back guarantee for twelve months, and lifetime technical support is free.
Top Q & A
Q: Other electronic descalers can’t be used with iron pipes. Why is the ED2000 different?
A: It’s not fundamentally different, but iSpring believes iron pipes have a negligible effect on its performance, so they shouldn’t be an unnecessary barrier. Iron in water, however, can interfere with the electromagnetic waves it produces. Remove it with an iron prefilter.
Q: Can it be installed vertically?
A: Absolutely. Install it in any direction.
Q: Will it interfere with other electronic devices in my home?
A: Users report no issues.
iSpring ED2000 Performance Features
Hard water is an issue in millions of American homes. It’s safe to drink, but its effects can be costly over time. Too much calcium and magnesium form limescale — a thick precipitate that clogs pipes and restricts water flow to appliances like dishwashers and water heaters. Carefully calibrated to work with a measured amount of water, these appliances are less efficient in the presence of limescale. They use more electricity and tend to break down more often.
Will the ED2000 solve this problem? Homeowners who expect it to work as well as a conventional salt-based water softener may be disappointed. The effects aren’t as profound, but the purchase price is significantly lower, and it comes with no heavy maintenance costs. For many homes, an electronic descaler is an ideal middle-ground solution. Here’s a closer look at its features.
The ED2000 doesn’t remove minerals, so it’s not technically a water softener. But it has similar effects. Calcium and magnesium don’t stick to pipes. And the oscillating electromagnetic field encourages the release of carbon dioxide from water, helping to dissolve existing limescale over time. White stains on fixtures decrease, showerheads are less prone to clogging, and water flows to appliances unimpeded.
For hardness levels above 25 grains per gallon, a salt-based softener does a better job, but in most homes, a descaler reliably controls minerals without the hassle.
Benefits and Limitations
Compared to a traditional water softener, iSpring’s ED2000 has several clear advantages:
• The purchase price is up to 85-percent lower.
• It’s maintenance-free, energy-efficient and costs less to operate long-term.
• Installation requires no plumbing skills.
• It’s environmentally-friendly and welcomed in all areas.
• Salt-free systems are better for sodium-restricted diets.
• Beneficial minerals are retained.
• Water feels natural — not thick or slippery like soft water can.
• Homeowners of any age and physical ability can use it because there are no heavy bags of salt to lift. And it’s perfect for tight spaces.
• Iron. If there’s iron in your water, you’ll have to install a prefilter first.
• Mineral are not removed; therefore the system is somewhat is less effective at managing other hard water issues like dry skin and hair. Most users still report considerable improvement.
Concerning iron, it’s worth mentioning that conventional water softeners are also vulnerable to its effects. Iron can permanently ruin a water softener unless it’s a model equipped with special fine mesh resin. If you have iron in your water, you should install a prefilter either way.
It’s also important to recognize that descalers do not remove minerals, so the total amount of solids dissolved in your water won’t change. TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) meter readings won’t tell you if a descaler is working or not, but it won’t have to. You’ll see and feel the difference.
Help & Support
iSpring stands behind the ED2000 with an exceptional one-year money-back warranty and free lifetime technical support. As a leader in the water treatment industry, their US-based customer care team is friendly, knowledgeable and highly responsive. They understand water quality issues, and they’re always ready to answer your questions.
Electronic descalers aren’t new — they’ve have been around for nearly two decades. Naysayers don’t believe they can be as effective as water softeners, but the science is sound, and there are thousands of happy customers to prove it.
Anyone can install the ED2000 in minutes. There’s no plumber to hire, and space is never a concern. And iSpring backs it for a year. That’s more than enough time to put it through its paces and see for yourself if it does the trick. If it doesn’t work like a dream for you — send it back without losing a dime.
The way I see it, it comes down to this. Unless you have extraordinarily hard water, why buy a bulky traditional water softener when you can enjoy most of the benefits without the high cost and extensive maintenance?
If hard water is wreaking havoc in your home, but a salt-based water softener is more than you want to deal with, try the iSpring ED2000. It’s compact, affordable and frustration-free.