Logo

Portable/RV Hard Water Bullet

We are nothing less then astonished at the results we are witnessing since the installation of your conditioner. Morris Lowy, NAP Industries Inc

For the first couple of years of living full-time in our RV we dealt with the issue of hard water clogging up our kitchen sink aerator and shower head, no telling what it was doing to the plumbing. We never were happy with any of the salt based softeners so we did nothing, until we came upon the Portable RV Water Softener from Filter Water Direct. Inside is a catalytic insert. This technology breaks down the calcium in the water using a catalytic action and converts it to a harmless form of calcium referred to as arogonite that passes through the plumbing system without clinging to pipes or fixtures. We approached this with a little skepticism because it sounded too good to be true. It was about the same price as a salt based system so we decided to give it a whirl, its only money right! We have to put in a disclaimer that this is all anecdotal evidence and we did no scientific analysis of the water. We put in a new aerator and cleaned the showerhead right after we installed the Portable RV Water Softener and waited. Usually we had to remove the aerator about once a month and tap out the hard water deposits collected and had to soak the aerator in vinegar a couple of times during our 5 months in Goodyear AZ. After we left Goodyear we realized we had not done either removing the hard water deposits or cleaning the aerator in vinegar. For the showerhead we usually had to clean it at least once in vinegar and 5 months later we did not have to do that either. There is one drawback and that is that the catalytic insert periodically needs to be taken out and cleaned with a bristle brush. Not knowing what periodically means we decided to check on the catalytic insert after 6 months of usage. While there was some buildup on the insert it was not as bad as we thought since the Goodyear water is incredibly hard. Taking it out and cleaning it led to our realization just how good this thing was working. Bob took it off and we took showers once or twice while he was cleaning it and putting it back together. After Bob put it back on and Jo took a shower she immediately commented as to how the water was softer and her skin was a lot less itchy. All showers were in the same location so presumably the water did not change. So we are sold on the Portable RV Water Softener. See Bob and Jo's RV Blog HERE

Hi Brad, The first day it was installed I used my rice/vegetable steamer and my jaw dropped when I saw that the heating well in the steamer had no coating of calcium at all. I was amazed. My skin felt better after my shower the next day too. I have not washed my hair so can't comment on that yet but expect there to be an improvement in how my hair feels after washing. Shelly from Canada

Hi brad. We ordered our Hard Water Bullet RV water conditioner this spring (2013) and after a summer of living in our RV and our hard Alberta well water we thought you would like to know how pleased we are with this device. No hard to remove white buildup and hard water residue on kitchen and bathroom fixtures and no spots on dishes and glassware. Also my laundry seems to be cleaner. My husband was skeptical at first but has since become an advocate and insists on using it to wash vehicles as no spots on windows and mirrors. He brought it with us to our winter home in BC where we also have hard well water and hooks it up to wash our vehicles. We are planning on sending you a water report because I think we need this devicein our winter home as well. I do wish you had a Canadian distributor to make your products more easily available to us as our RV conditioner took a good 6 weeks to get here because of customs issues. We are very pleased we found your website and ordered this device and highly recommend it to any RV owner. Thanks. Shelley and Gerry, Athabasca Alberta Canada