What does softened water taste like?

The taste of softened water is dependent on your incoming water supply.

Whatever you are used to is usually the preference.

In tests, most people do prefer how softened water tastes in tea and coffee. The most amount of chlorine is present in hard water areas, so it can overpower the flavour, making the taste significantly different.

Softened water doesn’t taste salty

There is more salt in a slice of ham than in a gallon of softened water.

Salt is used to soften the resin present in hard water but it doesn’t enter the water supply.

Any increase in sodium occurs during the softening process, where calcium and magnesium ions are exchanged for sodium ions.

When we fit your water softener, we also install a hard water drinking tap as standard. This gives you the choice to see which drinking water you prefer.

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