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We have well water w/sediment filter. soap in dishwasher and washing machine does not dissolve. washing machine has heavy build-up around rim after only a few wahings.

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Get water tested,sounds hard,filter doesn't solve,test before invest, get 2-3 reputable solutions,they will be salesmen,u may simply need softner or could be more difficulty such as iron,etc

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