Perhaps you own a water softener, but are wondering if a pre-filter should be installed before your softener? Or perhaps you’re considering installing a water softener but want to get it right from the get go?
Depending on the quality of water coming into your home—a pre-filter may indeed be what you need!
What about that fishy smell? What’s the reason–and what can be done?
Here at WaterTech, we’ve been manufacturing water softeners and conditioners for more than 27 years. We have thousands upon thousands of customers who are big fans (and repeat customers) of WaterTech’s Reionator water conditioning system.
So you’ve recently purchased a water softener (or are considering a purchase) and are wondering about the ongoing expenses associated with water softening? After the initial water softener system purchase, there will be two main expenses to properly maintain your system:
- Salt (consumable)
- Servicing of the Unit
Salt: How Much Salt Will You Need to Purchase?
First of all, ion exchange softeners require salt (sodium chloride or potassium chloride) pellets in order to soften the hard water coming into your home. This salt is held in a “brine tank” which sits next to (and is connected to) your water softener.
Do Salt Free Water Softeners Really Work?
If you’ve done any research, you realize there’s plenty of debate out there regarding salt-free water treatment. Many are skeptical as to whether salt-free alternatives really work.
This search for an alternative to conventional softeners has been spurred by the fact that dozens of counties in various states have now banned traditional ion exchange softeners. So is there a viable salt-free option in water conditioning?
How to Maintain a Reverse Osmosis System
Reverse Osmosis water filtration is one of the most popular forms of water treatment. So what does it take to MAINTAIN a reverse osmosis system?
“Good, better, BEST. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.” – Tim Duncan, NBA All-Star
This good-better-best mantra can be applied to most everything in life. Even WATER.
Yes, there is a way to have GOOD water in your home. But let’s talk about how to have BETTER or even the BEST quality water possible.
Perhaps you recently added salt to your softener’s brine tank yet it already looks like it’s time to add more. Now you’re wondering if your softener is working properly and how much salt an average softener should go through? Read more
So you’ve heard some of your neighbors talking about how the nitrate levels in your area are high, and now they’ve got you worried. You’re wondering how nitrates get into the water? How much nitrate is too much? And how can it be removed?
When was the last time you cleaned your water softener’s brine tank?
Yes, cleaning your softener’s brine tank is right at the top of your “Weekend Fun Activity” list, right? The good news is, a brine tank only needs to be thoroughly cleaned once each year–and it’s really not hard. We’ll take you through the 12 easy steps to clean a water softener brine tank.
In today’s world, most of us do our shopping with a few keystrokes and within 48 hours, the item arrives at our doorstep. It’s wonderful and magical–and often thrilling to have our needs and wants instantly met. And we feel great knowing that after a few minutes of online research, we can be sure we’ve gotten the absolute best price available. So why when it comes to purchasing a water softener or conditioner shouldn’t purchasing work the same way?