You're harming your pressure tank... and possibly your pump. You run water and note the pressure on the gauge when the pump comes on. Shut off t...
Gary SlusserMember since 02/17/04
You can find better equipment without the high price by searching for softeners using the Clack WS-1 or Fleck 7000SE control valves. They are indus...
You need to start water conservation. You are pulling the water level down to the pump's inlet allowing it to suck air. That's not good for the pum...
Possibly you aren't shutting off the water and relieving the pressure before you attempt to remove the sump? Otherwise get a strap wrench, hold the...
The cause of a hot water only odor, in any type water heater, is caused by reducing type bacteria; usually sulfate reducing bacteria. Reducing type...
Get the water tested before and after the softener. The softener may not being removing all the iron, or you have apiece of galvanized pipe that is...
I agree and will add that any leak in the plumbing from the pump in the well, assuming a submersible pump, or foot valve for a jet pump system, to ...
In the vast majority of cases like yours, the rust is from iron in your water. Since your water is hard, a softener is the best choice for removing...
Yes you have a hole or other leak in the plumbing from the pressure tank back to the pump. The pump has been runing constantly, and the switch won'...
That usualy indicates an internal leak in the control valve allowing water to leak into the brine tank. Or a separate brine valve, or a float used ...
Yes you shut off the pump, drain the tank of water, check the captive air pressure to be 1-2 psi less than the cut-in (turn the pump on) pressure s...
We don't know that it is the softener. So put it in by-pass and then see if you get more water. If not then clean the faucet tip aerators on your f...
Go here and see if you can find any info on error codes: http://www.kenmorewater.com/animations/animations.html Gary Quality Water Associates
A galvanized nipple will do the same thing, so tell him not to use galvanized. Gary Quality Water Associates
Sorry to hear that it happened. Now it's time to look at a softener using the Clack WS-1 or Fleck 7000SE control valves. Gary Quality Water Ass...
You need to put the softener in by-pass. The "crystals" sounds a lot like resin beads and you really don't want them in your plumbing. They can/wil...
I suspect they are the only option, I don't know of any industry dealer that services them but there may be some. The $59 for a service call is rat...