Of course, with RO water dedicated plumbing must be there due to the aggressiveness of RO water on any existing plumbing, particularly galvanized, ...
qwerty999Member since 04/01/05
I believe you are mistaken on a couple of issues: A softener is NOT the only means to remove minerals. In fact, it exchanges minerals, not remov...
Since you had the gear replaced, has it worked? It is a machine and machine can have problems. It is important that it can be serviced. The ...
Sorry to hear you are having trouble. Which model do you have? How old is it? What do you mean water "kept running through it"? These are very h...
Kinetico is considered a high efficiency softener, so it may have been improperly set.
I was given this advice for well testing: "The first time you do a Coliform test yourself and find Coliform remove the petri dish lid or the Prese...
Here we go again... Come on fellow. These are NOT water softeners but even the widest stretch of the imagination and to advertise it as a soften...
What are you comparing it to? Have you noticed a difference since March? It may be working as designed. These units are know for high efficienc...
I don't understand much in your message. "We have had the Salt kind for the last two homes, and are looking for a No Salt for our NEW Home, the...
Sounds like it is regenerating too often or just drawing way too much brine. What type of softener do you? How old is it? qwerty999
The filters added to shower heads are very effective at some types of water treatment such as removing chlorine. But do nothing for softening the w...
..."Too many softener companies and salespeople like the ones in this forum fail to see that about 50% of the consumers HATE WATER SOFTENERS once t...
It is not a SOFTENER! Period. The valve is a Fleck 5600 (probably a timer) and one of the cheapest available. The same thing can be put in b...
Tom, "As helpful as Andy~qwerty999 has tried to be in explaining what a soft water loop is, it's apparent that he does not know the answer." ...
The argument has nothing to do with scale removal, build-up or sequestering. The point is, it is being billed, marketed, posted, advertised and paw...
Simply put, it is a location in the water line--before the water heater--where all water that you want to be treated has to pass through. Do you ha...
The primary purpose of a pressure tank is to give the pump a rest. The larger the tank, the longer the rest between pumping. When you size tan...
What is meant by a 'softwater loop' is where the water softener is installed. The primary reason for this type of plumbing is found on slab fou...
I take it you are on city water, right. I am glad that you are happy with your choice. What part of the country are in? You will find that yo...
Your problem sounds like hydrogen sulfide intrusion. Make sure it is coming from the cold water rather than the hot water. If that is so, then i...