Calgon has a scent??

livebetterJuly 21, 2010

After reading information on using a water softener to help laundry detergent do a better job, I decided to pick up some Calgon today.

I was surprised when I picked up the box that it has a scent. I seemed quite strong and I didn't want to add that to my laundry.

Are there any other options to soften water that have no scent? I do use a small amount of borax.

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bobbi1023

Borax should help to soften your water. Baking soda will also do the trick (1/4 cup for a front loader). Just add it along with your detergent, then add vinegar to your final rinse.

    Bookmark   July 22, 2010 at 12:37AM
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cryptandrus

STPP: Sodium Tripolyphosphate

is what I use for softening wash water.

It has no scent.

Here is a link that might be useful: chemistrystore.com

    Bookmark   July 22, 2010 at 9:34AM
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