Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Difference Between Potassium Chloride and Sodium Chloride

No matter which make or model salt-based water softener you own, you can choose to fill the brine tank with either traditional sodium chloride salt pellets, or the harder-to-come-by, potassium chloride salt pellets. Both contain salt, and both can be … Continue reading

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Can a Water Softener Improve the Taste of Tap Water?

Tap water, or well water, is never entirely pure. All tap water contains a certain degree of impurities, minerals, and dissolved minerals. The most common are calcium and magnesium, while others include iron, fluoride, potassium, sodium, and more. Most naturally-occurring … Continue reading

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