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What Salt Should You Use in a Water Softener

Whether you’ve just purchased a water softener or have been using one for a while, once you notice the salt in the brine tank has started to run low, you’ll be faced with a decision of what salt should be used to refill it. When you start […]

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Why is Salt Needed for Your Water Softener?

Water softeners use “ion exchange” to remove the minerals from your water. Ions are atoms with a positive or negative charge. If you remember high school chemistry classes, you’ll know that opposites attract and this is why salt is needed for your water softener.  Softener Resin  Manganese, […]

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