Posts Tagged ‘salt based water softener’

Nothing can complicate your monthly trip to the store quite like a 40-pound bag of sodium or potassium chloride. Lugging these heavy bags to your home is a complete hassle, and refilling your brine tank every week is a chore that eats up hours and hours of time during the lifespan of your salt-based water […]


Salt-based water softeners are “old technology” water softeners that primarily remove “hard” minerals, like magnesium and calcium, from families’ drinking water. The process that removes these hard minerals is ion exchange, in which ions of the undesired minerals are swapped with those of sodium ions. The result is a “softer” water that allows detergents and […]

Harmful Salt-Based Water Softeners | Pelican Water

Once welcomed as effective solutions for hard water, salt-based water softeners have recently come under fire, due to the negative impact they have on the environment. If you’re still using one of these outdated units, here’s how an upgrade can help you save vital resources: Substantial Waste Although they effectively eliminate hard water, salt-based softeners […]