We have Culligan water softner, which works fine even in our very hard (high iron content) well water. I was recently told by a plumber in the area that it's a good idea to periodically add a cup or two of IronOut to the Salt container to keep the container and tubing/piping free to iron/rust deposits. IronOut does work great on that (we use it to clear the toilet bowls and sinks when they have iron stains, as well as clothes), but what worries me is adding a mild acid (which is what IronOut is) to something that is preparing our drinking water. The plumber told me that the water from the salt container doesn't make it to the faucets... but I want to make 100% sure.
Does anyone have any information about this? I would love to see a diagram that explains exactly how the Culligan water softner does work... anyone know where I can find something like that?
- 15 Old House Features We Shouldn't Abandon
- 17 Tiny Bathrooms We Love
- 16 Designs for a Low-Cost DIY Coffee Table
- Insanely Easy 60-Minute Home Improvements
- 12 Sheds You Could Live (or Work) In
- Assembly Required: 15 DIY Kit Homes
- 30 Things Every Adult Should Know How to Do
- 10 Surprisingly Simple Woodworking Projects
- 7 Surprising Other Uses for Mayonnaise
- 9 Ways to Make Your TV Look at Home
- 9 Totally Amazing Mobile Home Makeovers
- 8 Cleaning Mistakes Everyone Makes
- 10 Insanely Creative Shelves You Can DIY
- 10 Bargain Organizers for a Tidy Garage
- 7 Easy Budget-Friendly Backyard Makeovers
- 9 Backyard Fire Pits You Can Afford
- 10 Things You Didn't Know Windex Can Do
- Watch These 10 Home Trends Take Off in 2015
- Surprisingly Simple Woodworking Projects
- 16 Garden Borders You Can Make—Easily!