When walking down the baking aisle of your local grocery store, you are likely to come across dozens of different types of salt that serve a variety of purposes in cooking. There’s iodized salt, kosher salt, sea salt, pink Himalayan salt, and more. All of these options can feel utterly overwhelming to any home cook. The same is true when it comes to salts you purchase for your home’s water softening system. There are several types and forms available, and most people aren’t sure how they differ and which is best. Today we will talk about why the type of water softener salt you use matters, and how you can make the best choice for your home’s water softener.