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

Answer 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 »

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How high should I set my water softener for hardness?

Hard water contains a high concentration of minerals, in particular magnesium and calcium. How high you set your water softener for hardness depends on the hardness rating of the water. A water tes... Read More »

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 »

What size amp should be used for water softener?

I believe your question is ... how large of a circuit (ie how much current) does a typical water softener require.Most household water softeners use very little power (and some, like those from Kin... Read More »

When should i regenerate my water softener?

On One Hand: Depends on Tank Size and Water HardnessTo get a rough idea how often you should regenerate your water softener, take your tank size in grains, divide it by the hardness of your water i... Read More »