Author Archives: Bryce Linton, CWS I

What are the ongoing expenses of a water softener?

What are the ongoing costs of a water softener?

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:
  1. Salt (consumable)
  2. 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.
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Do Salt-Free Water Softeners Really Work?

Do Salt-Free Water Softener Alternatives Really Work?

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?

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Cleaning a Water Softening Brine Tank

How to Clean Water Softener Brine Tank

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.
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Can I Buy Directly From WaterTech?

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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?
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