Can I use pureWash to clean cloth diapers?
Yes! We have several customers who use pureWash to clean their cloth diapers and have received great reviews! pureWash requires no hot water and no extra rinse cycle. The ozone injected into the water by pureWash is highly effective at breaking down organic stains. Just wash as normal using cold water for both your wash and rinse cycles. pureWash treats all the water entering your washer, meaning your wash and rinse cycles are both purification cycles.
Can I use pureWash with my delicate clothes?
Yes! We always recommend that you follow the guidelines provided by your clothing manufacturer just as you would with laundry detergent. pureWash is an excellent solution for washing delicate clothing because it uses cold water and cleans without the use of harsh chemicals.
How does pureWash work?
pureWash uses the cleaning power of Activated Oxygen (ozone). This extra molecule of oxygen is an amazing purifier! Large hospitals and hotels have used this technology for over 20 years to clean their linens. pureWash takes that same technology and scales it down to an appliance that you can use in your own home.
Should I pre-treat stains?
Absolutely. pureWash cleans your normal, everyday organic stains incredibly well. In fact, it cleans your clothes better than detergent because is kills the bacteria, germs, and odor that come with stains. However, there are some tough stains that you need to pre-treat before washing with pureWash. Oil and grease stains can be especially difficult to remove. Bottom line – ALWAYS pre-treat stains. We recommend pureWash Pre to treat your tough stains.
Should I use bleach?
The great news is that you don’t have to anymore! The chemicals found in bleach can be hard on our laundry and on our waterways from the laundry wash-water. Instead of bleach, we recommend using vinegar to keep your whites whiter and bright colors brighter. However, if you prefer to keep using bleach, you may continue to do so and it will not effect your pureWash performance.
Should I use detergent?
One of the great benefits of pureWash is that you can reduce or eliminate the use of chemical-filled detergents. pureWash eliminates odours caused by mold and bacteria and softens clothes without detergent. However, just like when you are using detergent, pre-treatment is needed to remove tough stains. Some people like the fragrance that comes with using detergent. pureWash will leave your clothes odour-free, but if you prefer fragrance, we recommend adding a few drops of your favorite essential oil to the rinse cycle. The detergent will not harm your clothes when using pureWash. However, using detergent can cause a buildup of chemicals in your clothing that can be harmful to your skin. If you want to continue using detergent, we recommend reducing the amount used to 25% of what you have used in the past. pureWash will actually enhance the detergent’s abilities to fight stains because of the oxygen in the water. If you have further questions about pureWash and detergents, please contact our support team by visiting our Contact Us page to get the most out of your pureWash system.
Should I use hot or cold water?
While it won't hurt the unit, the positive benefits of pureWash won’t be realized when you use hot water because it will dissipate the extra oxygen molecule too quickly.
Can I install pureWash myself?
Yes! pureWash is simple to install. Just connect to a local power outlet, the cold water source in your laundry room, and the washing machine. It should take less than 20 minutes if your washing machine and water source are reasonably accessible. Check out our Quick Start Guide for details!
Can I use pureWash if I have a septic system?
Yes. The wash-water coming from pureWash is better for your septic system because detergent filled wash-water can have chemicals that hinder the aerobic (oxygen) digestion necessary for proper breakdown of waste.
Can I use pureWash if I have city water, well water, hard water, or soft water?
Just like all of the appliances in your home, pureWash works best with filtered water. High mineral content, hard water, and well water will lessen your appliance’s ability to function properly. If your water quality is not adequate, we recommend purchasing a pre-filter system or a water softener. This will improve the performance of all of your household appliances. Without good quality water, minerals will deposit inside of your pureWash plumbing. This will lead to performance issues. There are ways to clean your pureWash if this happens, so please contact our support team by visiting our Contact Us page if you are experiencing low performance.
Can I use pureWash with my washing machine?
Absolutely! pureWash is designed to work with all residential washing machines - top load and front load.
Can pureWash work with low/high water pressure?
pureWash has been tested to perform well with water pressure between 40 and 75 psi. If your water pressure is lower than 40 psi or higher than 75 psi, you will need to adjust it.
Will pureWash remove moldy smells in my washing machine?
Yes! Your pureWash system will eliminate odours caused by bacteria and mold found in the rubber gaskets of your washing machine.
Is pureWash safe for my delicate clothes?
Yes! pureWash is safe and more gentle on your delicate clothes than detergent. We always recommend that you follow the guidelines provided by your clothing manufacturer just as you would with laundry detergent. pureWash is an excellent solution for washing delicate clothing because it uses cold water and cleans without the use of harsh chemicals.
Is pureWash safe for my washer?
Yes! pureWash actually helps keep your washer clean from odors caused by bacteria and mold. The activated oxygen produced by pureWash will not harm your washer or plumbing system.
How do I know that pureWash is working correctly?
The best way to tell that pureWash is working is by observing the following: Does pureWash beep when you plug it in? Is the blue light coming on when pureWash has water running through it? Are there bubbles flowing in the water that can be seen through the window? If one of these actions is not happening, please contact our support team by visiting our Contact Us page to get the most out of your pureWash system. Please note that if there is a red light in the viewing window (at the center of the unit) instead of a blue light, you should contact our support team to determine the cause of the red light. The beads within the desiccant dryer cartridge will turn from blue to pink in color when the cartridge needs replaced. You can view the beads on the left side of the pureWash unit.
What maintenance is required?
pureWash is truly a low-maintenance appliance. You will not need to perform any regular cleaning as long as you have a good quality water source. The only replaceable part in pureWash is the desiccant dryer cartridge, which helps your pureWash work better and lasts longer by keeping moisture out of the unit itself. It’s located on the left side of pureWash, and needs replaced when the blue beads all turn pink. Removing the desiccant dryer is very easy, and a replacement can be ordered from our website!
Why is pureFlow better than other fans?
pureFlow combines efficient air circulation with upgraded benefits and features with an affordable price.
What maintenance is required? pureFlow products are very durable and last many years with proper maintenance. Each of our pureFlow products has different maintenance requirements, which can be found in your Owner’s Manual. If you need assistance in maintaining your fan, you can speak with one of our friendly product experts by reaching out to us through our Contact Us page.