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Find the right water softener for you.

There’s more to water softeners than you might think – and this is where to find the right one for your household. Sized to meet your water usage, and with features like demand-initiated regeneration cycles, the right water softener can enhance your home, health and savings with little to no maintenance.

Water Softener FAQs

1) How is the “hardness” of water measured?
The hardness of water is measured in grains per gallon (mpg). One grain of hardness is equal to 1/7000 lb. of rock. Your municipal water supply may measure water hardness in mg/L or ppm. One grain per gallon is equal to 17.1 mg/L or 17.1 ppm. 
2) Water does gain capacity of a water softener mean?
The rated capacity of a softener is the maximum number of grains of water hardness the unit can remove prior to regeneration. 
3) What size of softener should I buy?
Water softener sizes are often differentiated by their grain capacity. When shopping for a water softener, any size will work - choosing that more closely fits your household size, average water usage, and budget is key for getting the most efficient solution. 
4) How often does my water softener regenerate?
In a typical household, your Whirlpool water softener will regenerate every three to seven days.