Are low pellets in my water softener bad?

Answer On One Hand: Low Salt Means Hard WaterIf the salt in your water softener gets too low, your machine will not be able to produce the brine necessary to soften your water, according to Cargill, a man... Read More »

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Is it OK to water vegetable plants with water that has been treated by a water softener?

No, you should not water vegetables or other plants with softened water. Softened water has been treated to remove minerals and has high sodium content. Sodium will hurt your plants and may also da... Read More »

Does a water softener enable you to drink your tap water?

Water softeners remove dissolved minerals from hard water. These minerals typically are not hazardous to health. In fact, most minerals in hard water are needed by the human body. Softened water... Read More »

Which will let a propane water heater anode last longer Potassium or salt in the water softener?

Potassium is more reactive than sodium and will cause a sacrificial anode to deplete quicker. However, the rates of depletion are still relatively close, so that should not be a deciding factor wh... Read More »

What should i set the water hardness at on a water softener?

On One Hand: Hard Water Can Cause DamageA high mineral content accounts for the phenomenon known as "hard water," according Texas A&M University. Consumers often want to use water softeners because... Read More »