Modern tops and limescale prevention

Do most modern taps come with anti-limescale protection?

Asked by MRS DAKIRI on 20th Oct 2022
Expert Trade Answers
"No,you have to get water sofftner and instal under sink."
Answered on 20th Oct 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report
"No they don't, but each tap will specify if it does or not"
Answered on 20th Oct 2022 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
"No. Although some would claim too.
Limescale is calcium carbonate contained in hard water which solidifys on contact with air.
There are several products available but the most effective is elbow grease"
Answered on 20th Oct 2022 - Member since Jun 2022 - report
"No but the are limescale prevention devices on the market which are pretty cheap"
Answered on 20th Oct 2022 - Member since Nov 2017 - report
"No not at all, you'd need to fit a filter at the inlet"
Answered on 1st Dec 2022 - Member since May 2020 - report
"no they do not, you need to install a water softener or water conditioning device."
Answered on 27th Feb 2023 - Member since Feb 2019 - report

The simple answer is no, you can get water softners and filters, however be aware it is usually recommended that you keep 1 water supply free of treatment to use for drinkning water.

Kind Regards

Answered on 10th Nov 2023 - Member since Oct 2023 - report
"No they dont. There are lots of good options for scale removal"
Answered on 26th Oct 2022 - Member since Oct 2022 - report
"No they do not. For the best protection against limescale and the only way to remove hard water is by using a water softener"
Answered on 20th Oct 2022 - Member since Oct 2022 - report
"No you need to get a filter on the cold feed to the tap"
Answered on 20th Oct 2022 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
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