water softener

7 Signs You Need A Water Softener

7 Signs You Need a Water Softener

89% of Americans are currently drinking and using hard water. If you’re unsure what hard water is, you’re not alone. Hard water is tap water that has a high mineral count, hence the term “hard.” Water with a high mineral count can cause damage to appliances, dishware, and more. Worse, the mineral deposits that can result […]

what size water softener do i need

What Size Water Softener Do I Need?

It’s a question Pelican’s customer service staff field with some frequency: What size water softener do I need? It’s also a fair question—you don’t want to purchase a water softener that is insufficient to the task, but you don’t want to pay for a softener with unnecessary capacity. To understand how to go about sizing […]

Appliances Damaged by Hard Water

How is Hard Water Affecting Your Appliances?

Many Americans find that over time, appliances begin to clog and water heaters lose efficiency. After all, 85% of Americans have hard water in their homes. ‘Hard water’ has a high content of minerals, particularly calcium (Ca) and magnesium (Mg). Hard water originated in the US over the millennia, as water erosion dissolved rock and […]