Water Softeners are the only solution to Hard Water. You have different options to choose the best softener for you. You may purchase a point-of-use softener to solve the problem of a particular place. You can fix a water softener with the shower to solve the problem of bathing. If the water in your area is hard, you must consider a product dedicated to your washing machine. Especially for the automatic washing machines otherwise, the sensors will start malfunctioning very often.