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Old 08-27-11, 05:00 PM
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My domestic water seems "sticky". After rinising off vegetables or whatever in my kitchen sink, my fingers sometimes seem sticky. Or in the shower. What could cause this? The town has town wells and uses chlorine.
 
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Old 08-27-11, 07:21 PM
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Sounds like you have hard water. Do you have a softener?
 
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Old 08-28-11, 03:28 AM
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Yes, I have hardwater. And no softner. How does that cause sticky hands? What's the "sticky" stuff?
 
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Old 08-28-11, 08:12 AM
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I dunno about in the shower, but veggie producers do sometimes apply a very light waxy coating to preserve the veggies sitting on the shelf. I notice it mostly on cukes...
 
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Old 08-28-11, 09:15 AM
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The stickiness you feel is just the minerals that is left behind. This is also why some people say that softened water feels slimy because they do not feel that stickiness.
 
 

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