Will a softener remove the greenish white deposit that forms around the valves on my radiator?

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The greenish deposits some people find around the plumbing joints in their central heating systems are caused by very slow water leaks. The water evaporates leaving behind the minerals that are in the water. They will include the chemicals used in inhibitors in central heating systems. 

Stopping the very slow leak will cure it. A water softener will not. 

These greenish deposits are not limescale. Limescale tends to create grey or white deposits on pipes, surfaces and appliances. Installing a Harvey water softener will over time dissolve limescale deposits around your home. It will also prevent new ones forming. Find out how a Harvey water softener works to remove the unwanted minerals in hard water that cause limescale. 

Our water softeners help you around the home in so many ways. Softened water can prevent limescale build-up in taps, pipes and appliances. Many people think it tastes better than hard water, and it’s much softer on skin. Get in touch with our experts to find out more about our 3 month no obligation trial. Contact us 

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