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Can I Use Deionised Water Instead of Distilled Water?

The two most popular grades of purified water are deionised water and distilled water. Because of their high purity levels, many assume that these products are interchangeable. But this is not always the case because the different purification methods they undergo directly affect how and where these forms of purified water can be used. The Difference Between Deionised Water...

Can I Use Deionised Water in my Steam Iron?

You might think that using deionised water, or indeed any form of purified water in your steam iron would do nothing but good. However, purer does not always mean better, and steam iron manufacturers often caution consumers against using deionised water in this appliance. The Household Myth The reason most people believe that deionised water is the way to go...

How Long Does Deionised Water Keep?

Deionised water is one of the most popular purified water products on the market. But it doesn’t stay pure forever, and there are several factors that can affect how long deionised water keeps for. Undergoing a process that removes its charged ions, deionised water is completely free of ionic and mineral impurities. While water never officially goes ‘bad,’ there...

Is Deionised Water Conductive?

Every-day water is usually a good conductor of electricity because it contains dissolved salts, like cations and anions, which an electric current can travel through. But is deionised water conductive? Well, no. Deionised water is a poor conductor of electricity because of the purification process it undergoes. What is Deionised Water? Deionised (DI) water is a purified water product that has had all...