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High Calcium in Water

I have a Honeywell HE 220a. I am having trouble keeping humidity levels in my house above 23%.We have exteremly high calcium in our water.My supply line is tapped into cold water.Would changing to hot water supply help?

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Hi, Hot will make the problem worse. If your calcium is that high you will have scale in your tubs, sinks and toilets. Calcium is a pipe clogger and if you have noticed this type of scaling you may be wise to consider a whole house water filtration system, it will save you lots of problems in the long run. Good Luck!

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