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Enjoy Softer, Cleaner Water with Cascadian Water’s Salt-Free Water Softeners

Cascadian Water has created a streamlined process to clean, healthy and eco-friendly water. Brought to you exclusively by The Cooling & Plumbing Co.

We at The Cooling and Plumbing Company always strive to provide the best solutions for your home’s water needs. As part of our commitment to quality service and customer satisfaction, we’re proud to introduce the innovative PolyHalt® salt-free water softeners by Cascadian Water. View our listing now on Cascadian’s Installer Locator Page.

What sets the ICS Salt-Free Water Softeners apart?

  1. Salt-free Technology: Unlike traditional water softeners, PolyHalt® systems don’t use salt, meaning no more heavy bags of salt to lug around or worry about.
  2. Eco-Friendly: By using a salt free process, our PolyHalt® softeners prevent excess sodium discharge into the environment, reducing your home’s environmental impact.
  3. Cost-Efficient: Save money on salt and maintenance expenses over time. Plus, with the PolyHalt® system’s efficient design, you’ll enjoy reduced water and energy usage.
  4. Scale-Prevention: PolyHalt® systems protect your pipes and appliances by preventing scale build-up, extending their lifespan and maintaining their efficiency.
  5. Healthier & Better Tasting Water: Enjoy the benefits of soft water without the added sodium. The PolyHalt® systems deliver better-tasting water that’s healthier for you and your family, perfect for drinking, cooking, bathing and safe for lawns, gardens and plants.
  6. Smaller Size: PolyHalt® Softeners are significantly smaller than salt softeners and hang on the wall freeing up valuable floor space for other uses.
  7. Easy Installation & Maintenance: The compact and innovative design of PolyHalt® softeners makes them easy to install and maintain, ensuring hassle-free operation for years to come.

Exclusive Off for The Cooling & Plumbing Company Customers

As a valued customer of The Cooling & Plumbing Co. we’re pleased to offer you an exclusive discount on your purchase of a PolyHalt® salt-free water softener. Simply use the affiliate coupon code below when placing your order at to enjoy softer, cleaner water in your home:

Affiliate Coupon Code: CPCO10

This special offer entitles your to 10% off your PolyHalt® salt-free water softener purchase, along with free shipping, 60-satisfaction guarantee and a 5-year warranty. Don’t miss this opportunity to invest in a water solution that’s better for your home, your wallet and the environment.

How to Order Your ICS Salt-Free Water Softener and Schedule Installation

  1. Visit and take the Filter Finder Quiz to find the perfect softener for your home.
  2. Add your recommended PolyHalt® system to your cart.
  3. Proceed to checkout and enter the affiliate coupon code CPCO10 in the designated field to claim your exclusive discount.
  4. Complete the checkout process, and your PolyHalt® salt-free water softener will be shipped directly to your doorstep.
  5. Once your ICS system arrives, contact The Cooling & Plumbing Company at (480)-813-1155 or to schedule a convenient installation date. As a valued customer, you’ll receive priority scheduling and expert installation services from our certified technicians.


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At The Cooling & Plumbing Company, we’re committed to making the entire process, from purchasing to installation, as seamless and stress-free as possible. Our team will ensure that your new PolyHalt® salt-free softener is installed and functioning optimally, so you can start enjoying the benefits of softer, cleaner water right away.

If you have any questions or need assistance with your PolyHalt® softener, feel free to contact us at (480)-813-1155 or Our team of experts is always here to help.

Thank you for trusting The Cooling & Plumbing Co. with your home’s water needs. We’re excited for you to experience the benefits of the PolyHalt® salt-free water softener system.

P.S. Don’t forget to share your affiliate coupon code CPCO10 with friends, neighbors and family! They’ll also benefit from this exclusive offer and enjoy the advantages of softer, cleaner, and eco-friendly water in their homes!

PolyHalt®, What is it and how does it work?

We developed PolyHalt® to give you a safe, soft water solution, without having to use salt or potassium.

Why no salt? Because salt-based softeners often contribute to poor water quality. And we believe you shouldn’t have to settle for poor water quality.

The rest of this article will tell you more about what makes PolyHalt® special. And, heads up, some of it is a bit technical. But, in each section, there’s a non-technical overview at the top. So, if you don’t want to dive into the technical explanation, you can still have a clear understanding of how PolyHalt® works.

First, what is PolyHalt®?

PolyHalt® is a proprietary phosphate. In other words, a special chemical developed by Cascadian Water.

But unlike many bad chemicals on the market, this is a good one. It comes from naturally occurring phosphorus bearing rocks.

In technical terms, PolyHalt® is a negatively charged semi-solid polyphosphate. You can contrast this against positively charged metals that are dissolved in water, such as calcium, magnesium, iron and manganese.

As positively charged metals flow through negatively charged PolyHalt®, a certain amount of PolyHalt® (just enough to form a new ionic-bond) is automatically and proportionally released to form new ionic complexes.

These new complexes are very different from the original ions. One difference is in their chemical makeup. But they also have new behavioral properties as well.

So, how does PolyHalt® work?

PolyHalt® uses different electrical charges to interact with the dissolved metals already in your water.

Technically, in chemistry, this is a well-known process called Ionic Bonding.

Ionic Bonding PolyHalt® treats these dissolved metals allowing them to form a new ionic complex, with brand new properties. It’s like an ‘opposites attract’ sort of thing. So then, once the attraction is made and the new bond is formed — Voila, your water problems are resolved!

Is it safe?


The levels of polyphosphate allowed in drinking water are regulated by the USEPA. And we adhere to those guidelines strictly.

Your safety and comfort is our first priority. Also, the NSF, an independent third-party testing agency, tests and certifies all automatic proportional control and safety, as an added layer of protection.

Will I notice it?

PolyHalt® has no color, taste, or odor. That means you won’t see it, taste it, or smell it.

The only thing you’ll notice is cleaner, healthier, more enjoyable water.

Tell me more about these new properties PolyHalt® complexes have…
There are many. But here are the 9 that matter most.

Soften without salt

The hardness minerals (calcium and magnesium) stay in your water. But with PolyHalt®, they can no longer form hard scale, or stick to surfaces. They cannot bind with soaps to form that gross soap scum residue. In other words, these minerals remain in your water (which is not bad), but they act as if they’re not there at all. It’s a win-win. And in the end, your water is soft and easy to work with.

Easy to remove water spots

Water spots are formed when water evaporates. There’s no avoiding that. But with PolyHalt® they’re much easier to clean up. Most often, all that is required is to simply wipe the spots away. No hard work. No extra cleaning chemicals.

Remove existing scaling

A major benefit to treated water — and PolyHalt® is no different — is that it cleans surfaces over time, helping to remove scale.

Preventing soap scum

A major drawback to untreated hardness minerals in your water is that they bind with soap. That’s where the soap scum comes from. By using PolyHalt®, you’ll need to clean soap scum less, and when you do, it’ll be much easier.

Use less soap (and save money)

When hardness develops, you have to use extra soap to overcome the hardness effects. But with the right softener, you only use as much soap as you really need. Not only is this more sustainable, but it costs less!

Keeping plumbing and appliances from leaking or failing

In your plumbing and appliances, low pH levels (or aggressive water) can soften and dissolve metals, causing your plumbing to leak. And, we all want to avoid that. So when you use PolyHalt®, a very thin coating — a protective insulation on the inside of your pipes — is formed. This coating helps prevent the damaging effects of low pH and aggressive water.

Slows pitting in glass

When we created PolyHalt®, it was to soften your water. But, along the way, other good things happen, too. As they say, the rising tide raises all the ships. PolyHalt® will also prevent the etching and pitting in your glass, caused by silica.

Prevents orange-red and black-brown staining

Dissolved iron and manganese in water are clear in color. But they won’t stay that way. Over time, as they are exposed to oxygen, their color changes. Typically, you’ll see this as orange-red and brown-black staining. PolyHalt® works to prevent that oxidation and keep your water clear — preventing stains in the process.

Keeping away blue-green staining

Have you noticed your sink or tub turning that blue-green color? This comes from water with low levels of pH or low TDS (an industry abbreviation: Total Dissolved Solids) Water with low pH or TDS begins to eat away and dissolve your copper pipes from the inside. Not good. PolyHalt® steps in and forms a very thin protective insulating layer on your copper that’s been exposed to this kind of water, blocking the blue-green color from happening.

And then there’s the feel

Another difference between conventional salt-based softeners and PolyHalt® softeners is how the water feels.

Salt-softened water feels slippery.

PolyHalt®, on the other hand, fixes that and removes the slippery feeling.

Tell me more about the hardness testing…

Because PolyHalt® softens water by forming complexes through an Ion Bond, we don’t need to remove hardness materials (such as calcium and magnesium). But this also means that traditional hardness tests will STILL show the same levels of calcium and magnesium after treatment.

That doesn’t mean the softener didn’t work. It’s just a result of what traditional water hardness tests show.

These tests look for calcium and magnesium that are in the water.

The assumption is: if these minerals are present, then your water is still hard.

But PolyHalt® does something different. It softens your water while leaving these minerals in.

It does this by forming a new complex with the manganese via ionic bonding. So without removing these minerals, they become harmless and unable to convert to their colored form.

And even though this new complex is in your water, making it now soft, just know that standard hardness testing will still show the same concentration of calcium and manganese.

Hardness test results indicate concentration of dissolved hardness minerals, mostly calcium and magnesium. Results do not indicate how hardness minerals behave and do not indicate whether or not your PolyHalt® salt free ion bond softener is working.

Your PolyHalt® softener is working if you notice any of these:

Evaporative spots are easily cleaned up
No added hard scale build-up
More soap suds / less sap required
Whiter / brighter / softer laundry
Softer cleaner hair
Reduced or eliminated soap scum
Reduced mineral staining in sinks, tubs, showers and toilets
Reduced or eliminated silica etching and pitting

How long does PolyHalt® last?

Because PolyHalt® is an additive, and because you’re constantly bringing more water into your home or business, the PolyHalt® filter will naturally need to be replaced over time to prevent water problems from occurring.

The maximum filter life is 1 year for whole home Point of Entry system and 6 months for smaller Point of Use systems.

Most often PolyHalt® will last a full year, but water quality and volume treated may affect or shorten filter life. One indication of this is spots that are hard to clean after treatment. That may mean it’s time to replace your filter.

And because we don’t want you to end up with bad water problems, we’ve set up “Subscribe and Save” options.

Are there any temperature limitations?

The new ionic complex that PolyHalt® formed is strong and stable. It’ll withstand and not begin to breakdown at temperatures up to 140° F.

Cascadian Water has an experienced team that includes professionals with diverse backgrounds in engineering, chemistry, and microbiology. This multi-disciplinary approach allows us to have a comprehensive understanding of water treatment and develop innovative solutions to meet our customers’ unique needs. We are proud to have received certifications from reputable organizations such as WQA and NSF, which provide assurance to our customers.

With over 29 years of experience in designing and building water treatment solutions, Cascadian Water has overcome a variety of challenges related to difficult well and municipal water sources. This experience has provided focused clarity in developing products and services to improve every aspect of water treatment. Leveraging our extensive knowledge, we have developed the innovative ICS (Integrated Cartridge Solutions) product line, which provides a perfect combination of performance, simplicity, and environmental protection.

To make it easy for customers to find the right product for their specific water treatment needs, we explain on our website what each ICS part number means and how it reflects the product’s purpose and treatment capabilities. Customers can follow the link for more details about each product.

Water coming into our homes and businesses around the world is as variable as the people, geology and governments. In fact, your water may be very different than your neighbors. Considering the variability of water its hard to imagine a ‘one size fits all’ water treatment system and in fact it doesn’t exist and is one of the reasons finding the right treatment can be so confusing.

Let’s get clear about successful water treatment

The tough part of success is matching the treatment to your water source, water quality and how or where you will use the water and these must be considered together.

We’ve made it easy by taking our years of experience and developing simple observational methods to find the right water treatment.

How we made finding the right water treatment easy

We made a simple Filter Finder Quiz for you to tell us about your water and our AI accurately recommends the best treatment.

Water quality issues can be complex and may require testing to determine what is going on with the water or what we call ‘the water quality’.

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