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Glenbury

03:40PM | 04/09/10
Member Since: 04/08/10
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Hi; I currently rent an old water softener and would like to buy a new one. I bought a do-it-yourself kit to test the water hardness before I make a purchase and figured I should use the water on the outside hose bib since this wouldn't be treated for hardness by the current unit I have. But, the test came back as soft. I know we have very hard water here in northeast Florida so is it possible the water at the hose bib is also serviced by the water softener ? If so, how can I determine the hardness under these circumstances? Thanks, Glenbury

Sylvan

07:39AM | 04/11/10
Member Since: 01/24/06
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The hose bib may very well have treated water to test the water find the INLET pipe to the water softener and look for a bib of faucet or have on installed prior to treatment
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