Tips For Caring For Your Water Softening System

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If you have a water softening system for your home, you will need to pay close attention to the following tips on how to care for it. This way, it will last for as long as possible, continuing to provide you with the best soft water possible.

Check The Salt Level Monthly

Salt is imperative to the proper functioning of the water softening system. This is something that you will want to check at least once a month. It is best to have an account set up for salt delivery services. This way, you will have all of the salt you need already on hand within the house so you can add more salt as it is needed.

Keep The Unit Cleaned

This is not something that has to be done often, but it does need done every few years. However, if you have a much older model of the water softening system, you may have to clean it out once a year. Talk with a contractor, plumber, or look through your owner's manual if you still have it. You should be able to get more information on how to clean it and how often it needs to be done.

Adjust The Outtake Valves

About once a month, you will want to take a wrench and turn the outtake valves until they are in the off position. You will then want to turn them again so that they are in the on position. Doing this allows you to spot any potential leaks. If there are no leaks, you are still helping the valves by keeping them in good working order.

Flush The Tank With Water Softener Cleaner

This is something that you might want to do every month or so. Purchase a water softener cleaner and pour it into the brine tank. After doing that, it will be time to start the regenerating process manually. If you do not want to start this process manually, you can wait until its scheduled time and then add the cleaning solution as soon as the process is started. You will need to be aware of when the regenerating process is scheduled in order to ensure that someone will be around to pour the solution in at the right time.

Should you ever need assistance with the care of your water softening system, you will need to get a hold of a contractor, such as from Water-Pro, that can give you the helping hand you require.

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