Under our kitchen sink is a water softener. It’s been there since we moved into the house over 13 years ago. A while ago, we found ourselves drinking rather salty tea. It appeared that we were suffering briny drinks due to a softener breakdown.

Yesterday I actually tried calling the number shown. I’m pleased to report that Twin Tec are a surviving business. In actual fact it appears they are so busy at the Southampton boatshow, that we’ll have to wait a little longer for one of their engineers to take a look.