What is the average salt used in a water softener?

Answer The amount of salt used in a water softener depends on the type of salt used and the amount of calcium and magnesium in the water. Keep the reservoir at least 50 percent full of salt and check the ... Read More »

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Can you use any kind of water softener salt in a dishwasher designed to use such salt specifically a Miele?

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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 »

When do I add salt to my water softener?

On One Hand: Every eight weeksYou do not need an exact amount of salt in your brine tank, however, you need to replace salt when you can see water laying on top of the salt. How often is that? It d... Read More »

How much salt do I put in my water softener?

The amount of salt your water softener requires depends on the softener, your water use and the quality of your water supply. In general, check your water softener each month and fill it halfway wi... Read More »